Rumors of China agreeing to purchase an additional $30 billion per year in ag products circulated late February. This week, we size-up a potential $30 billion annual trade deal with China.
Last week the USDA released its first estimate of net farm income for 2019. While this is an early look, there were several important takeaways. This week’s post reveals the latest insights, especially about 2018.
The 2019 Spring crop insurance price discovery period for corn & soybeans wrapped up at the end of February. What can we learn about 2019 acreage decisions?
Median farm income was recently cited as an indicator of a difficult farm economy. This week, we’ll review the USDA’s median farm income estimate and what we can learn from it.
We previously considered global trade trends for specific crops. This, however, left us wondering about the collective impact across all major crops.
While the soybean/corn price ratio gets much attention, this week we consider state-level variations in cash soybean prices.