Producers had less than half their normal percentage of corn and soybeans pre-booked moving into harvest, which places a premium on marketing strategies.
Pual Neiffer offers some options for farmers who wish to set aside more for retirement than an IRA or SIMPLE IRA will allow.
‘World demand for dairy products is up, and the world is willing to pay for them,’ --Alan Levitt, USDEC
The value of agricultural exports has doubled during the last decade, and growth in developing countries is expected to further increase demand for U.S. agricultural products.
One constant for ag business is that there are never two years alike.
Exports were equivalent to 17.5% of U.S. milk production in August.
Harvest pressure remains a weight on the markets.