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The spikes and dives in today's markets deliver tremendous opportunity and risk. That’s why Farm Journal and our sister brands Top Producer, AgWeb and AgDay TV have launched a new series called "Ready for the Ride." We'll provide insights and tools to help you prepare and leverage your odds for success—because the stakes are too high not to be ready.

 

Risk Management News

  • Pig Barns Prep for More than Frigid Temperatures This Winter

    12/20/2014 9:29:00 AM
    Last year as Jack Frost nipped across the United States, the swine industry saw an immense spike in Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) cases.
  • Grains Gone Wild 12/20/2014 1:00:00 AM
    Wheat hits new highs, Cuba opens up for trade, and corn stays above $4.
  • Fed-speak 12/19/2014 6:26:00 PM
  • Wheat Falls After Six Days of Rising Prices 12/19/2014 6:11:00 PM
  • Continue Selling Rallies in Live Cattle 12/19/2014 6:03:00 PM
  • Section 179 Signed Into Law 12/19/2014 5:32:00 PM
    It's official—the Section 179 tax deduction was signed into law today by President Obama.
  • DuPont Pioneer Sells its Alfalfa Research and Production Assets 12/19/2014 4:33:00 PM
    DuPont Pioneer and S&W Seed Company today announced an agreement for S&W Seed Company to acquire DuPont Pioneer alfalfa germplasm, as well as alfalfa production and research facility assets.
  • Pain Within Limits 12/19/2014 3:28:00 PM
    While we have seen some fairly large extended moves in the grains and the stock market this year, big limit move type days have been scarce. That has not been the case here in December for the cattle and feeder cattle markets. Feeders posted 5 limit down days in a row ($15.00) before the Merc finally got around to increasing the daily limit to $4.50.
  • AgWeb Radio: Weekly Dairy Market Wrap 12-19-14 12/19/2014 3:26:00 PM
    Robin Schmahl, Hedge and Marketing Specialist with AgDairy says this week futures were lower, butter took a big hit, more production, and more cows. Production is increasing and demand is decreasing so it doesn't look to positive for next year.
  • Second Beef Checkoff Plan Scrapped 12/19/2014 3:10:00 PM
    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he will drop plans to create a new beef checkoff.