Farmers across the country are being asked to dump their milk, as food service demand crumbled rapidly due to COVID-19. Still, farmers are frustrated that consumers can't buy as much milk as they want right now.
With a large increase in corn acres, and declining ethanol demand, the U.S. could be swimming in supplies. That’s why one analyst thinks there's downside price risk with putting corn in the ground this year.
USDA says farmers intend to plant 97 million acres of corn in 2020. As COVID-19 acts as an anchor on the markets, and the ethanol crisis continues to unfold, some analysts say 97 million acres could be a stretch.
Ethanol prices are in a free fall due to fewer people driving and a recent price war. As some ethanol plants shutter production, facilities may start producing for DDGs to meet the possible upcoming Chinese demand.
NOAA's spring river flood forecast does't look promising for farmers, landowners and communities along major rivers. Not everyone agrees, as some forecasters say this year is shaping up differently than 2019.
Farmers looking for a weather reprieve in the wet weather pattern many areas are seeing won’t get a break in moisture anytime soon. Mike Hoffman's 30-day forecast shows mild temperatures and more wet weather.
A bus that normally is full of students, is now delivering meals to students in need. Hardin-Central School District was forced to close over COVID-19 concerns, meaning some students may have been without enough food.