Scouts along the Western Leg of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour are ‘on the homestretch’ as they make their way to Rochester, Minnesota.
However, Southwest Iowa answered some one question for scouts on tour.
Jules Pretty will discuss sustainable intensification of agriculture systems and how it offers synergistic opportunities for the co-production of agricultural outcomes, at the Agronomy and Crop Societies annual meeting.
National policy leaders are watching nuisance lawsuits, Sen. Mike Conaway told AgriTalk. Issues like gag orders and appeals are still unresolved. A judge change in the fourth case raise farmers' hopes of a fair trial.
There's a mysterious and sometimes deadly weather pattern in which the jet stream stalls out over a region. A University of Chicago study explains the blocking phenomenon that has baffled forecasters until now.
Press reports indicate that program guidelines on the trade assistance package could be issued by next week. Meanwhile, business news articles and USDA data continue to shed light on agricultural export variables.
Recent price support caused by a lower national yield forecast dissipated this week, as negative consumption news and improving weather for harvest appeared, says University of Illinois ag economist Todd Hubbs.