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13:58PM May 18, 2020

9 Ag Economic Insights for the Great Plains

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

The outlook for the agricultural economy is turning more pessimistic, according to a recent report from the Kansas City Federal Reserve.

10:23AM May 12, 2020

Michigan Farmer on Planting: “Can’t Be Any Worse Than Last Year”

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

USDA says 37% of corn acres have been planted in Michigan, ahead of the 5-year average. As far as soybeans, 35% of soybeans have been planted, which is also more

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16:45PM May 11, 2020

AFBF Reports Bankruptcies Are Highest In 20 Years

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor

According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, Chapter 12 family farm bankruptcies for the 12 month period ending in March totaled 627 filings. That’s a 23% increase from the previous

12:58PM May 08, 2020

Farmland Shines in Uncertain Times

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing market volatility across the globe. How will that trickle down to the farmland markets?

14:23PM May 06, 2020

Low Prices Overshadow Perfect Planting Conditions

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Iowa has 78% of corn acres planted, nearly 30% higher than the national average. However, the woes of corn prices and ethanol demand are impacting farmers.

10:41AM May 05, 2020

Farm Journal Live: Purdue Ag Barometer Drops Sharply

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor

Today on Farm Journal Live, a look at what is driving a sharp drop in the Purdue Ag Barometer and market analysis from Joe Vaclavik.

07:30AM May 01, 2020

How to Calculate Your Sustainable Growth Rate

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

Remove emotion and focus on facts during expansion decisions.