The USDA’s December Hogs and Pigs report indicates that producers continue to expand, says Jason Franken, agricultural economist at Western Illinois University.
The 2019 crop year will live long in the memory.
Farms are much more specialized in crops or animals today, and few have both. Has this changed the relative economic importance of crop and animal agriculture in the U.S.? asks Purdue University ag economist Chris Hurt.
USDA's acreage numbers injected a substantial amount of uncertainty into both markets that appears set to stay in place throughout the summer, according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs.
Corn prices fell on a forecast of more abundant supplies in the next marketing year and growing old-crop ending stocks, according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs.