As trade trumps most market news today, Andy Shissler of S&W Trading said juggling all these trade deals at once can be viewed as a game of dominos. China will be the last domino to fall, but it will take time.
The bleak picture is eating into both the mental and financial state of farmers. Creighton University's August Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) revealed a third of ag bankers are starting to turn down more ag loans.
The Substation Fire in Oregon quickly turned those hopes into fear, as the flames threatened wheat, livestock and homes in its way. It’s a fire that’s already destroyed homes and burned 80 square miles of wheat.
No farm is the same, with varying soils that create variable production. In the past, he said it’s been hard to track problem areas and then treat those areas on the fly. New technology is changing that.
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.