Herds are showing growth in areas like the Northern Plains and some states in the Western U.S. where ranchers have seen more rainfall. However, for operations across the rest of the United States, that is not the case.
Despite brief dips in early August, farmland market holds steady as other areas of the market experience economic flux.
Rich historical data illuminates industry trends, but the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) stresses the critical nature of non-market commentary in these reports.
Analysts predict variability in placements data in the upcoming Cattle on Feed report set to release on Friday afternoon with factors like cow numbers and imports at play.
Local prices in Missouri are holding steady, but experts warn of looming harvest uncertainties to come for grain producers along the major waterway as well as corn and soybean growers.
The USDA’s latest crop forecast for corn and soybean production will impact U.S. producers as well as make an impact on global trade.
Egg prices have been on a roller coaster this year, soaring sky-high and falling back down to Earth in just a few months.
In a recent survey by Purdue University, researchers asked consumers nationwide about potential pork price increases in relation to California’s controversial Prop 12 legislation. The results might be surprising as grocery-store prices continue to break the bank.
USDA experts say competition from Brazil is casting a shadow on this year’s U.S. record corn crop, lowering trade demand for exports as well as the prices.
According to a recent study by the Clean Fuels Alliance, the global trade for used cooking oil for bio-diesel production reached 4 billion gallons in 2022. The milestone marks a global shift toward sustainable, environmentally friendly fuel.
Historical data shows farmers today are weathering spikes in fertilizer prices more effectively than producers did fifty years ago.
Final Demand Prices rose 0.7 percent, marking the highest Producer Price Index monthly increase since June 2022.
The surge in inflation in the latest Consumer Price Index report released Wednesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor & Statistics is raising concerns across the market. Gasoline prices emerged as the primary driver of the CPI increase, accounting for more than half of the overall rise.
Wine producers across Italy have been battling extreme weather and an uptick in fungal diseases all season. The hit means France is set to reclaim its number-one wine-producing spot for the first time in almost a decade.
Analysts with the Propane Education & Research Council say the outlook for propane prices is positive for the fall harvest season.