President Donald Trump is optimistic about the prospect of a trade deal with the Chinese after the “good vibe” of negotiations this past week, a top White House adviser said.
It’s no secret prices aren’t where farmers want them to be. However, with the 2018 harvest in the rearview mirror, attention has turned to making sure they can lock in a profit.
AVISTON, Ill. — Clinton County beef producer Kimberly Wolter pursues quality with the determination of a racehorse stretching for the finish line.
It could be argued that the U.S. Grains Council has never been more relevant. At a time of trade war, an organization that ferrets out new markets and opportunities is important to farmers.
ALBIA, Iowa — Denny Cason grew up on a dairy farm, but when it comes to cattle, his first and only love has been the Simmental breed.
DELMAR, Iowa — Curtis Claeys began his career in agriculture in uncommon fashion.
LEXINGTON, Ill. — Babies don't wait, no matter how cold it is. That includes calves that decide to arrive in the midst of a record-breaking cold snap.
BUTLER, Mo. — Cooper Black’s connection to agriculture goes back to his earliest years.
Corporate America is taking the gloves off in its campaign to end President Trump’s trade war.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois ag economist, for the university’s Farmdoc Daily website Jan. 22.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Like today’s parents might dangle the threat of taking electronics away if kids don’t do their chores, some people see the threat of mandatory nutrient management regulations around the Chesapeake Bay as motivation for Midwest farmers to…
DES MOINES — Delegates with the Iowa Pork Producers Association passed resolutions and heard industry updates at their annual meeting in Des Moines Jan. 22.
DES MOINES — Despite supply and trade issues, economist Steve Meyer said he believes there is reason for optimism in the pork industry.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Corn Growers Association held its annual meeting and legislative day on Jan. 23 in Jefferson City, talking about current issues and how to build connections and understanding with state lawmakers.
Corn could prove a bottom-line bulwark this year for U.S. farmers.
OMAHA, Neb. — Farm and ranch land is the financial bedrock for American agriculture, as land makes up 82 percent of total assets for the industry.
The U.S. and China will hold a pivotal round of talks this week in an attempt to end their trade war. Interpreting if they’d made real progress toward a truce won’t be an easy matter.
Farmers, traders and investors are looking forward to a slew of data and services from the U.S. Department of Agriculture now that President Donald Trump has agreed to temporarily end the longest-ever U.S. government shutdown.