This week we look at unharvested crop acres, or abandoned acres, to evaluate the impact on production.
It seems there has been a large number of articles in the press about the negative situation in the farm economy. This week’s post provides some analysis of the current situation.
With winter wheat harvest started, speculations about yields and production are in full swing. This week’s post – “The 2018 Wheat Yield Guide”- takes a look at historic wheat production to provide insights and benchmarks for the 2018 crop.
At present, it appears the new Farm Bill programs – at least for ag producers- will look a lot like the previous programs. We thought it would be useful assess the current Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) components of the farm bill.
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.