We are quickly coming up on the time when crop budgets for 2019 will be formulated. Purdue University recently released their initial crop budgets for 2019.
It appears that there was finally some good news in the U.S.-China trade dispute. To underscore how important it is, one just needs to look at the USDA’s most recent estimates of farm financial conditions.
After record returns during the farm economy boom, recent cow-calf financial conditions have been dominated by declining revenues & slow-to-adjust expenses.
It’s hard to believe November is here and 2018 is nearly over. This week we depart from our usual posts to share our 2018 Thanksgiving reading list.
This week’s post reviews crop protection expense trends for corn and soybean production.
Before the end of 2018, Congress will need to pass a new Farm Bill or an extension of the 2014 bill. With that in mind, this week’s post considers the current price environment as it relates to ARC and PLC.