On average, bankers estimated that farmland prices declined by 4.0 percent over the past 12 months and expect farmland prices to fall by another 3.2 percent over the next 12 months.
As of October 14, 2018, Iowa soybean harvest was only about 20% complete, making it the latest soybean harvest on record.
While the farm sector went into the current economic dip in excellent financial health, the downturn has clearly started to take a toll.
Ahead of winter, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is calling for above-normal temperatures over the northern and western U.S.
Following high drift and volatility complains in 2017, Bayer claims those numbers are lower this season thanks to mandatory training and spraying restrictions.
The U.S. Trade Representative’s Office signaled this week that the U.S. will start trade talks with Japan, the EU and the U.K. soon.
Agriculture interests waiting to hear what’s next from EPA on the regulatory front — including a possible rule to allow year-round E15 — need wait no longer.
The conservation title is traditionally one of the least controversial and partisan of the major, mandatory funding titles in a farm bill debate; that the conservation title is part of the current stalemate adds to the concerns about the 2018 farm bill.
Two more vessels loaded with U.S. soybeans have departed for China, signaling that buyers may be getting more desperate for supplies amid the prolonged trade war between the nations.
Hurricane Michael caused as much as $2.9 billion in damage to Georgia agriculture, according to the latest estimates from the state agriculture department.