Agriculture conditions were flat to slightly improved across Corn Belt Federal Reserve districts, the Beige Book reported. The survey-based Beige Book publication summarizes comments received from contacts outside the Federal Reserve System.
If there is a concept that we have talked about more than any other over the last 22 years, it is the idea that crop agriculture experiences long periods of low prices punctuated by short periods of high prices.
Farmers Business Network released its first Fertilizer Price Transparency Report, an in-depth examination of how rapidly increasing fertilizer prices will impact farmers’ application rates this fall and planting decisions next year.
The Federal Reserve is finding it harder to cool the economy than almost anyone expected. Most corners of the U.S. economy are performing very well considering the Fed has been aggressively raising rates for seven months.
The cotton harvest is about to get underway in the Texas High Plains, the windswept region that grows most of the crop in the nation’s top cotton-producing state. But Barry Evans, like many others, has already walked away from more than 2,000 acres of his bone-dry fields.
Adverse growing conditions are among the concerns noted in several Federal Reserve districts as reported in the latest Beige Book.
griculture conditions varied across the nation’s Corn Belt, led by weather concerns, reported across Federal Reserve districts.
The trend of slight to moderate economic growth continues across the Federal Reserve districts. Survey-based findings of the current economic temperature were reported in the Beige Book released on June 1, based on information collected on or before May 23.
Concerns over tighter margins despite higher crop prices were common across the Federal Reserve districts in the latest Beige Book survey.
The strength with most commodity markets early this week was wildly bullish. But the weakness seen with most of those same markets at the end of the week was bearish.
Researchers are developing dozens of agricultural innovations at Purdue University. Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization has more than 50 ag innovations available to license on its website.
American farmers are long familiar with acre wars. This regional, late-winter scrum is a showdown over how many acres of corn, soybeans, cotton and wheat acres farmers will plant mainly in the Midwest, Great Plains and South.
Record U.S. agriculture commodity exports are projected to continue this fiscal year, but face some headwinds.
Agriculture reports were somewhat mixed across Federal Reserve districts in the latest Beige Book report, as farmers look ahead to planting season.
Kinze Manufacturing will introduce its new 3505 True Speed high-speed planter for the 2023 season, providing advanced technology and improved productivity on smaller farms or small fields.