Catch up on the latest in farm business news with our Power Hour Weekly Round-Up for the week of April 19-25, 2015.
Planting Progress Ho-Hums Along
This early in the season, Peter Meyer of PIRA Energy Group says planting progress is a non-story..
Dynasty Trusts Let Parents Lock In Farm’s Future
The approach might not be for everyone, but dynasty trusts are a succession-planning strategy that can help farm families keep an operation within the bloodline, says Polly Dobbs, an attorney and Farm Journal Legacy Institute Advisory Team member.
9 Things You Should Know About Bird Flu’s Impact on the Markets
With millions of birds (turkeys, chickens and pheasants) now culled from U.S. flocks, will the grain and soy markets be affected? And if so, how much?
How Technology Can Serve Agriculture Better
Fifteen years ago, the average farmer might brag that he or she could fix anything with a blow torch and some baling wire, says Sam Fiorello, COO at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. That’s just not the case anymore.
Crystal Ball Shows Most Bad News Already in the Market
In its April 2015 North American Agribusiness Review, Rabobank shares its outlook for the main commodities. The bright spots are few and far between, but the bad news isn’t new—it’s likely already in the market.