Producers watch to see if retail beef demand will continue its slow decline as consumers’ freezers are now packed with meat. There’s a discussion on market manipulation and if there’s a need for an investigation.
You’re probably getting a lot of packages delivered to your door this time of year. All of those boxes help create demand for the renewable timber market. However, demand is still needed to build up the timber market.
Brian Splitt, with AgMarket.Net, says farmers don’t necessarily have to focus on one production year at a time when it comes to marketing. AgDay's Clinton Griffiths talks more with Splitt about locking in profits:
USDA says the area planted for corn is 90 million acres. FSA says prevent plant acres are roughly 11 million for corn. Add the numbers and the industry questions whether farmers intended to plant 101 million corn acres.