Former Bush adviser says many U.S. proposals ‘non-starters’.
The post-Thanksgiving optimism in the grains market was short lived as grains closed lower on the week with wheat sharply lower. Listen to Jerry Gulke’s full commentary on Weekend Market Report.
Irish producer group wants to forestall an inevitable drop in milk prices, which could extend and worsen the coming downturn.
New Zealand pasture growth raises questions about milk output.
As we start December on a mostly positive note for the week, Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group, says it’s not a bad week for agriculture. The good news, he says, harvest is basically done, but the bad news is harvest is basically done, and now farmers have a big crop in the bin they have to get rid of.
Last month Chinese officials announced they were lowing import tariffs on certain types of cheese.
Tracking global grain production and weather lets producers see factors that could affect future cash receipts. Here are several to monitor.
Welcome to direct marketing on steroids. Chris Adams, 30, is transforming his farming operation with an export business built on trust and boots-on-the-ground trade missions.
What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? “I’m thankful for being involved in agriculture,” says Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group. Listen to the full report now and hear what all Jerry Gulke is really thankful for. It’s something all farmers can relate to and appreciate.
Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group and Farm Journal’s Pam Fretwell discussed the events that helped the market to recover such as in the case for soybeans, a positive close for the week after a poor start.
Lackluster corn prices didn’t get any help from USDA’s latest yield and production estimates.
In today’s recap of the WASDE report, host Pam Fretwell sits down with Jerry Gulke, President of the Gulke, to talk about the numbers and what they mean not only for the immediate markets but prices going forward.
After the USDA released its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Thursday, corn and soybeans took the lead story away from wheat. Ending stocks for wheat for 2017/18 have been lowered 25 million bushels, the report citing increased exports as the cause.
Projected U.S. 2017/18 ending stocks are lowered 25 million bushels due to increased exports.
Soybean production is forecast at 4,425 million bushels, down 5 million due to a fractionally lower yield.
This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for larger production, increased feed and residual use and exports, and greater ending stocks.
According to the latest USDA Crop Production report, Corn production is down 4% from last year but up 2% from the October forecast. Soybean production is down less than 1% from October but up 3% from last year.
There was some red during the trading day on Tuesday, but in general the cattle markets have remained strong since Oct. 23.
For the past 25 years, scouts on the Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour have been surveying fields in six states the third week of August. The goal is to gauge corn and soybean yield potential. This year, the corn crop was better than we expected, and the theme quickly became “no bull market for corn.”
In spite of better weather in South America, there hasn't been a real collapse in soybeans, says Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group.