Strategies to be Profitable in 2017-2018

September 21, 2017 09:07 AM

After declining for three years, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) is forecasting U.S. net farm income will improve in 2017.

Some farmers are questioning this, because commodity prices aren’t showing any signs of moving higher, especially based on the last USDA Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports issued earlier this month.

On AgDay, Jim Bower, founder of Bower Trading, said low prices cure low prices, and to keep an eye on what’s happening internationally to see demand grow.

Hear Bower discuss strategies to be profitable into 2018 on AgDay above.

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Cayuga, IN
9/21/2017 05:58 PM

  The American farmer was the last to take down. We fought a good fight. Agri business was well contected with foreign countries. Hope the waves of the ocean don't disrupt your plan. Greed is a dangerous thing. Don't bad mouth America farmers with your mouth full.


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