Tyson Foods Inc. has been in an uphill battle against sluggish meat markets, but the outlook for 2019 is diverging by protein.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — No news isn’t necessarily good news.
DES MOINES — There is plenty of uncertainty in the agricultural outlook, but farmland continues to sell and farmers continue to be buyers.
DES MOINES — There are lessons to be learned in today’s economic numbers regarding agriculture: that land values remain relatively strong, farmers appear optimistic, and good management and marketing are becoming more important.
USMEF was founded in 1976 by U.S. livestock producers who traveled to markets such as Japan and Europe and saw firsthand the opportunity to get a premium for their product in overseas markets.
DES MOINES — With tax reform measures now in place, farmers are still learning what that means for their operations. One thing they know is that estate taxes and 1031 exchanges remain largely unchanged.
Things haven’t fallen to the level of the ag crisis of the 1980s. Not yet, anyway.
SPRINGFIELD, lll. — While trade issues dominate conversations among pork producers today, pig health and disease — especially the ongoing outbreak of African swine fever in China and other countries — is closely tied to trade and exports.
Bill Watson knows the farm financial outlook can change quickly. Watson, the president of UMB Bank’s agribusiness division, said Jan. 31 that interest rates are now less likely to see increases after an announcement from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
As tariffs were traded between the U.S. and China in 2018, American farmers whose crops were affected received some needed help in the form of aid payments.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Missouri Pork Association will welcome producers, suppliers and distributors to the 2019 Missouri Pork Expo Feb. 12-13 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. The two-day event promotes the pork industry, educates youth and adults…
Cheaper corn may have some pork producers moving away from a distillers-based diet and back to the traditional corn/soybean meal ration.
Hog traders shouldn’t be fooled by recent price swings. The future looks “extremely” bullish, according to Hightower Report.
URBANA, Ill. — Corn is planted on approximately 90 million acres across the United States every year. With all that data, it takes months after harvest for government agencies to analyze total yield and grain quality.
The chief executive officer of Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. is betting on an end to the trade war between the U.S. and China.
ALTOONA, Iowa — Leaders of the ethanol industry are likely glad to turn the page on 2018, but they are under no illusions that 2019 is going to be an easy year.
ALTOONA, Iowa — There may be more E15 and less E85 in your driving future.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Soybean Association held its annual meeting Jan. 28 in Jefferson City, followed by a legislative reception and meeting with lawmakers.
MT. VERNON, Ill. — Climate change is real and it’s here. How farmers will respond to it is another question.