As agriculture reaches the halfway point of 2018, grain and dairy farmers continue to wade through suffering crop and milk prices and rising debts. Farmer Mac looks at the net farm income forecast for 2018.
Severe dryness is dampening moods and outlooks across the barren West Texas fields. It’s a stark reality for dry fields that cotton has claimed, but it's not stopping the industry from looking to the future.
A trade deal between the U.S. and China is possibly near, according to Farm Journal Washington correspondent Jim Wiesemeyer, as China’s top economic advisors arrive in Washington to work through issues.
The proposed 25 percent proposed tariff on U.S. soybeans that’s sending shockwaves through the markets. Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says $8 soybeans are a realistic possibility.