Positive political news and good technical signals and are giving the grain markets a positive bias.
This week USDA announced the RMA will provide flexibility for farmers who have been unable to complete harvest prior to December 10.
Sorghum sits quiet in the background while trade negotiations with China continue. Prices and overall acres are projected to hold relatively steady, despite tariffs and additional challenges.
In this week’s Boots in the Field Report, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie discusses how Iowa and Ohio farmers are pushing to finish up their corn and soybean harvest.
Recent trade discussions yielded good news for U.S. soybean growers when at least two Chinese grain buyers were reportedly given the green light to purchase five million tons of soybeans.
Fact: 90% of family farms will fail before they reach the third generation. Beat these odds with good planning and preparation, farmers can become part of the coveted 10% who stick together.
Meng Wanzhou, daughter of the founder of cell phone giant Huawei and CFO of the company, was arrested Dec. 1, 2018—the same day that President Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires, Argentina.