Power Hour Weekly Round-Up: $4.25 Corn and More

April 25, 2015 06:00 AM
Power Hour Weekly Round-Up: $4.25 Corn and More

Catch up on the latest in farm business news with our Power Hour Weekly Round-Up for the week of April 19-25, 2015.

Farmland Values Slip As New Report Sheds Light On Prices
Agricultural economist Mykel Taylor of Kansas State University prepared the study, which is based on actual sales.

Time to Pencil In $4.25 Corn?
Corn prices during the 2015-16 marketing year will be pivotal in determining if financial pressures continue, worsen or are reversed.

Sell Little Commodity Price Bounces
Unless a weather scare occurs, producers should plan to sell corn and soybeans as price spikes arise and buy calls as needed, advises Bill Biedermann, Allendale, Inc.

[LETTER] Widespread Dynasty Trusts Would Devastate Ag
Tying up land forever is almost certain to be economically disadvantageous, says Neil Harl, Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture, Iowa State University.

Top 9 Ways Farmers Plan to Cut Costs in 2015
A recent Farm Journal Media survey had respondents list how they plan to reduce or economize input costs for 2015. Many ideas were shared; these nine were the most common.

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