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LATEST NEWS FROM USDA

15:02PM Aug 16, 2019

Jerry Gulke: Will Pro Farmer Crop Tour Validate or Invalidate USDA?

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
The big round of reports USDA released on Aug. 12 created a lot more questions than answers. They also sent the markets lower.
14:58PM Aug 16, 2019

Truck rates stable in mid-August

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
Spot shortages of refrigerated produce trucks were noted in the Midwest states in mid-August, but most growing regions reported adequate supply.
12:46PM Aug 16, 2019

NASS Crops Chief to Attend Pro Farmer’s Midwest Crop Tour

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
USDA National Ag Statistics Service crops branch chief Lance Honig will attend Pro Farmer’s Midwest Crop Tour next week.
15:47PM Aug 14, 2019

Corn Yield Revision Hurts Market Potential

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor
USDA's revision of corn yields may cause market confusion and demand erosion according to analysts.
13:00PM Aug 13, 2019

Complete Coverage of the Aug. 12 USDA Reports

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
These reports held several surprises and jolted the markets. Read full coverage and analysis.
12:49PM Aug 13, 2019

Dissecting USDA’s Planted Acreage Numbers

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
While they’re related, Lance Honig crops branch chief for NASS cautions farmers to be careful when tying them together.
12:24PM Aug 13, 2019

Did USDA’s June Yield Cut Raise Prices Too Fast and Kill Demand?

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Some analyst suggest June’s yield cut lead to artificially high prices, making the impact of the August report, which called for lower yield and diminished demand, much more pronounced.