By knowing what risks are the greatest for your farm, you can properly mitigate them.
With the all-consuming rush of planting, it’s easy to overlook another key spring-time task—grain marketing.
Jerry Gulke is watching several things this week as planting season will soon be over and too late for price to influence planting decision, as the ship will have sailed.
The May 10 USDA reports had the potential to send the markets higher. The markets did go up, but that price jump vanished. The corn, soybean and wheat markets all closed lower for the week.
The persistent dry weather is limiting business opportunities for farmers in the Southern Plains and Southwest.
Interest rates continue to inch higher for farm loans, but these increases have had small impacts on farmers’ financial standing.
Jerry Gulke dives deeper into last week's discussion regarding media rhetoric about China buying and market movements since Friday.