Recent Stories by Anna-Lisa Laca
Nov 09, 2018 by Anna-Lisa Laca
It’s been a one-two punch for farm families—access to good rural healthcare is vanishing, as more hospitals and clinics close and the cost of health insurance increases.
Oct 23, 2018 by Anna-Lisa Laca
Farmers throughout the agriculture industry are struggling. Low commodity prices and higher fixed costs make it tough to eke out a profit.
Oct 15, 2018 by Anna-Lisa Laca
Will it really help markets? One economist says no.
Sep 28, 2018 by Anna-Lisa Laca
In their Friday report, USDA noted that as of September 1 corn stocks were up 130 million bushels more than the average trade guess.
Sep 11, 2018 by Anna-Lisa Laca
All in all, 5% of the nation’s corn crop was harvested the week ending September 9, 2018.
Aug 21, 2018 by Anna-Lisa Laca
According to Eric Miller, an area agronomist with Pioneer, perfect weather will be necessary to help the corn and soybean crops meet their full potential.
Jul 27, 2018 by Anna-Lisa Laca
According to Bob Utterback, the corn market is setting itself up for a pre-harvest low. Chip Nellinger of Blue Reef Agri-Marketing Inc. agrees, in fact he thinks the low will arrive within the next six weeks.
Jul 11, 2018 by Anna-Lisa Laca
While the models show a corn yield in the 179-range based on the USDA reports, that might not be what leaves the field, according to Arlan Suderman, chief commodities economist for INTL FCStone.