Ag News
May 26th
A grain market analyst says she’s curious to see how farmers respond to continued planting delays. Wet conditions have slowed planting progress in many parts of the Midwest this spring and forced some growers to replant. Naomi Blohm with Stewart-Peter...
May 26th
Agriculture economist Scott Irwin says market stakeholders should start giving more attention to USDA corn and soybean condition ratings. “Soon,” Irwin told Brownfield Ag News.  “Not quite now, but soon.” Irwin – at the University of Illinois – says USD...
May 26th
The ag export forecast for this fiscal year has been increased by the USDA. The fourth-quarter estimate is now 137-Billion-dollars, higher than the estimate in February by about a-Billion-dollars. USDA chief economist Rob Johannsen says China is buying a...
May 26th
Leading farm groups are pleased some of their priorities have been addressed in the 2017 Minnesota Legislative Session. Minnesota Farm Bureau’s Cole Rupprecht says legislators and the Dayton administration worked until three o’clock Friday morning to f...
May 26th
An ag economist says the White House’s proposed budget cuts would have a direct impact on farmers. Purdue University’s David Widmar says especially when factoring in the potential for fewer dollars to subsidize the Federal Crop Insurance program.  “That’...