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.
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.
It’s crunch time in Washington D.C. to get the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) passed in 2019, with many agricultural groups and organizations losing patience. So, what does the deal do for agriculture?
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.