How bad will the financial pinch be in 2014?
Although two successive years should not be chosen to either determine a trend or calculate an average, the 2012 and 2013 crops are certainly representative of the long term averages. But what will happen when the other shoe drops? FULL STORY »
300 farmers, conservatives lead immigration charge
Farmers are among 300 conservatives planning to descend on Capitol Hill to press Congress to revamp the nation’s immigration system. FULL STORY »
Note to Congress: Mother Nature not on furlough
Mother Nature didn’t shut down with the government’s furlough, and one blogger takes Congress to task for letting their “tantrum” interfere with the job they were elected to do. FULL STORY »
Analysts peg corn harvest at 20 percent
Though USDA reports, including Crop Progress and Friday’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, are suspended until further notice, a Reuters poll of analysts indicated that the corn harvest was around 20 percent complete as of Oct. 6. FULL STORY »
Is consumer optimism behind higher food prices?
The America Farm Bureau Federation’s latest Marketbasket Survey shows that shoppers are paying more for food in grocery stores compared to the first half of 2013. FULL STORY »
- Ag markets traded widely Wednesday
- FFA partners with MLB teams to raise funds, awarness
- Europe's fear of U.S. hormone meat, GM food sows divide opinions
- Ag markets proved rather volatile Wednesday morning
- For Canadian farmers, South Korea deal a chance to catch up
- Pork industry launches three-prong strategy to combat PEDv