Evaluating meat demand goes deeper than simply looking at consumption, says Jayson Lusk, head of Purdue University’s ag economics department.
Weather is always one of the variables in a farming operation, and taking a long-term view is helpful in making decisions. However, creating a five-year average could cause a headache.
Jim Raben, a southern Illinois grain farmer, became chairman of the U.S. Grains Council in July.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Nevin Lawrence with the University of Nebraska, Albert Adjesiwor with the University of Idaho, and Andrew Kniss with the University of Wyoming for the University of Nebraska CropWatch website Oct. 29.
COVID-19 has beaten up on virtually everything, including global trade. But so far, it has landed only a few glancing blows to agriculture.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Gary Schnitkey, Krista Swanson, Nick Paulson, and Jonathan Coppess with the University of Illinois and Carl Zulauf with Ohio State University for the University of Illinois farmdoc daily website Nov. 2.
Donald Trump and Joe Biden scrambled to secure Farm Belt victories with sweeping promises to protect corn-based ethanol’s place in the U.S. fuel mix.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa farmers are growing more organic corn, soybeans, hay and oats, driving a 30% spike in the state’s organic acres over the past three years, a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report shows.
The national results may be mixed, but in Iowa, election night was a good one for Republicans.