USDA is set to unleash a slew of reports on Friday. From Crop Production to Winter Wheat Seedings, the reports will ripple through the markets. What impact could prices see after the reports are released?
Plunging sales and plant closures are all creating a crisis right now for the pork industry. Hogs are stacking up on farms with farmers scrambling to find places to process them as the value per hog plummets.
The Smithfield Foods plant in Sioux Falls announced it was closing until further notice. As of Tuesday, 438 total workers have tested positive with COVID-19. That’s an increase of nearly 100 overnight.
Looking at the foundations for 2018, despite the politics and hand-wringing associated with trade deals, U.S. exports will remain strong because global income is expected to continue to rise throughout 2018.
Washington County, Iowa is a large pork producing state. Any disruption like the risk of African Swine Fever on U.S. soil would be a crisis for producers and their communities. AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben has the story from Washington County, Iowa.
Urgent, unpredictable events, especially those that involve potential loss of resources or opportunities, can trap us into risky thinking patterns. That can lead to impulsive behavior and put your business at risk.