Infrastructure is the secret weapon of the American farmer: We may not think about it very much, but our roads, rails, and rivers keep us competitive.
Since Thanksgiving, commodity markets have experienced rallies that have boosted moods across farm country. One of the main questions on many farmers’ minds is how much longer will it last.
As of late, there have been some indicators pointing toward optimism for grain growers and agriculture.
A lawmaker from Mexico is verbal about authoring a bill which would have Mexico buying corn from other countries besides the U.S. Whether it’s a credible threat or not, the U.S. agricultural industry is watching.
Continued demand for corn is an important part of future prices, and one of the keys is using the grain for fuel.
Leading agricultural economists are gathering this week to look at the industry in 2017. If attitudes match grain prices, there could be plenty of glum faces.