For the second month in a row, the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer sank to close 2017. The December reading of 126 is the second lowest reading of the year, after peaking above 150 in January.
The number of nut-based milk products are growing with a new addition arriving on store shelves this month: peanut milk.
The 2018 American Farm Bureau Convention is in the books and delegates have their marching orders on issues facing ag producers in the new year.
Cheese curds are a popular treat in the upper Midwest. Sometimes the cheesy treat is served as a side at fast food restaurants such as Culver’s and A&W.
A decline of wheat acres in 2017 caused some producers to grow more cotton, and it appears that trend could continue moving into 2018.
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