Ag economy

Ag News: U.S. Vs Ag Economy
CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange division says trade uncertainty, rising debt levels, and market volatility are threatening to derail the global economy.
Ag News: Ag Barometer Down
Ag Economy Barometer from the University of Purdue shows that farmer are concern about the ag economy with sentiment falling sharply 26 points in July.
Meat Demand Is Up; Ag Employers to Invest in Employees
**The USDA’s latest cold storage report showed strong retail and export demand for meat.
Pork was down 10% on the year, despite record pork production during March, including a 68% drop in bellies, and beef supplies were 4% lower, even after a 7% year to year increase in production la…
Organic Grain Imports; Beginning Farmers
An economist says organic grain imports are limiting the ability of U.S. farmers to supply the domestic market.
CoBank’s Dan Kowalski tells Brownfield premiums for organic grain are becoming increasingly volatile as organic imports have surged in the last year...
Wheat Execs Worry; Lease Not Buy
A recently elected member of the U.S. Wheat Associates Executive Board says the depressed ag economy continues to challenge U.S. wheat farmers.
Ohio farmer Doug Goyings, elected during the joint USW and National Association of Wheat Growers Board Meeting in Washington D...

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