Back in the mid-1980s, options were introduced and changed marketing for farmers who only had futures and forward contracting as tools.
In the past five years, only one other John Deere 8200 has sold higher than this one.
Spread between blocks and barrels stays at just more than 20 cents
President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for the U.S. ethanol industry in an Iowa speech Wednesday, even as his administration stokes uncertainty by considering last-minute changes to the way it mandates domestic consumption.
Imports of fresh Brazilian beef have been suspended by USDA over safety concerns.
Purdue University has developed technology that researchers say could be used by farmers in the future to more accurately sense subsurface moisture by measuring the reflections from communication satellite signals.
It’s so hot and dry in northern parts of the U.S. that cattle ranchers are frantically selling off animals to trim their herds as hay crops and pasturelands wither.
The race for fat is on. Prices have responded. Buyers are motivated. And producers now face an opportunity that has not been present since 2015.
Industry watching butter to see when and where it will peak
U.S. Farm Report