This week’s post shares two perspectives on why resolving the Trade War is either hard or easy. These two conclusions must first consider Yogi Berra and Alice in Wonderland.
With farm income having dropped and continuing to decline, there is beginning to be more attention paid to the level of debt in the U.S. farm sector. This week we will examine some of the broad trends in debt use.
After a sharp decline, this week’s post reviews recently released data revealing farm capital expenditures turned higher in 2017.
In August, the USDA released its latest farm income forecasts. This week’s post reviews these data and what it means for the farm economy.
While the challenges and uncertainties playing out in 2018 will likely be a talked about for generations, we thought it would be helpful to pause and reflect on a few positive stories.
The USDA’s released their 2018 farmland values estimate on August 2. Even with large drops in farm income, farmland values have held up well.