The way you communicate with your landlords is critical. A strained, or nonexistent relationship could reduce your chances of keeping land, negotiating lower rent or getting buy in for land improvement.
With harvest quickly approaching it’s time to make sure you have the labor you need to get the crop out of the field. Labor shortages are growing across much of the U.S., plan ahead to make sure you’re not in a bind.
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.
Farmers in Texas and other areas experiencing drought are in dire need of hay supplies and dryland crops are burning up. Because of this, grain farmers are abandoning their grain crops and baling them for cattle feed.