As a primer to thinking about the new farm bill, we take a look at the relationship between net farm income and direct government payments.
In last week’s post, we reviewed corn yields and what 2018 might have in store. This week’s post is our 2018 soybean yield guide and what to keep in mind as the growing season gets underway.
With planting underway, attention will quickly shift to the U.S. growing season and yield outlook. This week’s post is 2018 corn yield guide to help navigate the next 6+ months of yield forecasts.
While they aren’t making more farmland, we farm more of it. This week’s post considers the most recent data on global acreage and the recent acreage expansion.
It seems the USDA’s March Planting Intention Report never fails to surprise, and this year was no exception. This week’s post considers 2018 planting intentions and what it could mean for the farm economy.
After several consecutive years of strong corn and soybean yields, many will wonder and speculate about above-trend yields again in 2018. This post considers local yields for corn and soybeans why some producers could be facing disappointing yields in the future.