"AgriTalk" is live Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. CST on more than 70 stations nationally. To find an affiliate near you or to listen online, visit www.AgriTalk.com.
Mischa Popoff, a policy adviser at the Heartland Institute and a USDA-accredited organic farm and process inspector, shares why GMO labeling will hurt even organic farmers.
Crop Tour Results
Chip Flory and Brian Grete report corn and soybean yield projections from the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour, which canvasses fields in Ohio, South Dakota, Indiana, Nebraska and Illinois.
"AgDay" airs Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. EST on RFD-TV and many stations nationally. To find an affiliate near you or to watch online, visit www.AgDay.com.
Michelle Rook reports on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour and what farmers are saying about this year’s corn harvest. Winter is just around the corner—and it might bring another propane shortage. Don’t wait to secure your propane needs.
Waiting for a deal on fertilizer? You might have to wait a bit longer. Prices haven’t softened since the quick runup in fall 2013, according to Pro Farmer’s Input Monitor. Waiting until fall to price fertilizer is risky, but it might result in a savings.
"U.S. Farm Report" airs each weekend on local stations or on RFD-TV on Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. EST and Sunday afternoons at 4 p.m. To find an affiliate near you or to watch online, visit www.USFarmReport.com.
Steady Land Prices
Russia Says No
Russian trade sanctions of U.S. ag products are trigger-ing retaliation from other trading partners. Russia’s year-long ban of U.S. ag products will likely affect the poultry industry first. Informa and Allendale offer their predictions for the 2014 crop production year, ahead of USDA’s estimates.
Commodity prices are down, but farmland values are holding steady. Will it last? Rabobank releases its land values survey, noting a 15% to 20% contraction could take place. Sterling Liddell, Rabobank senior vice president, says the adjustment is needed this year and next to avoid a land bubble.
- September 2014