Will the current weather market continue to lift all contracts and provide you with good old-crop pricing opportunities?
With more rain in the forecast and prevented plant dates looming or past for corn, farmers will likely see fewer corn acres than USDA predicted in its March prospective planting report.
The way that antibiotics are purchased and used in beef production could face further changes than just the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD).
This week in their weekly Crop Progress report, USDA reported just 49% of the corn crop has been planted.
Tyson Foods is suing the USDA. It claims it had to destroy 8,000 carcasses because a federal meat inspector lied about checking hogs at a plant in Iowa.
USDA Crop Progress Report
Prevented planting decisions are always difficult, but market and policy dynamics make 2019 decisions even more difficult.