Analyst: We Are at a Time When Things Are Getting Worse

April 19, 2017 01:23 PM

Soybean demand has been strong, keeping a floor under prices.

According to Pat Westoff, director of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri (FAPRI-MU), the real question is how much more additional supply from Argentina and Brazil will compete with the U.S.’s domestic supplies will impact competition.

Hear why Westoff says this isn’t the 1980s, but rising interest rates coupled with rising debt levels is a bad combination on AgDay above.

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Spell Check

Ronnie McFall
Jamestown , KY
4/19/2017 09:37 PM

  Looking forward to viewing ag reports

Anywhere , TX
4/19/2017 03:27 PM

  Never seen a news desk such as ag-Web that is almost happy in it's attitude to pass along bad news !

Central, IL
4/20/2017 01:36 PM

  The tragedy is, when farmers suffer losses, Wall Street wins big. Traders just salivate for drouth and low yields, never mind how it affects farm families throughout the Corn Belt.


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