President Donald Trump is considering pushing back the deadline for imposition of higher tariffs on Chinese imports by 60 days, as the world’s two biggest economies try to negotiate a solution to their trade dispute, according to people familiar with the matter.
Milk hauling rates jumped by more than a third in 2018 compared to 2017, shows a study just released by the Upper Midwest Federal Milk Marketing Order.
We often simply look at the ratio of November soybean futures to December corn futures prices. While this is an interesting metric, it obscures the considerable variation in cash prices across the country and how planting signals might vary from region to region.
Mato Grosso farmers take significant basis discounts because roughly 60% of Mato Grosso’s soybeans, more than 700 million bushels, go direct to export at ports that can be 1,800 kilometers (1,118 miles) away.
As their pork production starts to decrease because of the African Swine Fever outbreak, China will probably need to buy an extra one to two million tons.
Agricultural producers have until Feb. 14, 2019, to sign up for USDA’s Market Facilitation Program, launched last year to help producers suffering from damages due to unjustified trade retaliation.
Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) was introduced in the 2014 Farm Bill but was limited to acres where Price Loss Coverage (PLC) was the commodity title program choice.
Uncertainty due to ongoing trade talks with China, specifically soybean exports, could be dampening a positive reaction to shrinking corn stocks within the corn market.
On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service published an overview of the Conservation Title of the 2018 Farm Bill.
While the future of ethanol may reside in the development of a national high-octane fuel standard, finding consensus among petroleum producers, automakers and ethanol producers may be difficult.