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Friday, January 15, 2021
Source: Successful Farming; January 14, 2021
Higher corn prices are roiling the U.S. ethanol industry, but the full impact of the corn price spike might not be felt for weeks. Read More…
Source: Texas Farm Bureau; January 14, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $11.65 million in 14 projects to help farmers, ranchers and private landowners trap and control feral swine as part of the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program. This investment expands the pilot program to new projects in Texas, as well as Alabama, Hawaii, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma and South Carolina. Read More…
Source: Progressive Farmer; January 12, 2021
While most traders were locked in on the ending stocks number for U.S. soybeans, the January USDA reports shocked the trade with corn production and stock changes from December. Corn yield was slashed 3.8 bushels per acre (bpa), and production fell by a hefty 325 million bushels (mb), as the true impact of summer drought and the derecho came home to roost. Add to that the record corn usage for the first two quarters of the crop year, and you had a limit-up corn market. Soybean stocks fell, as expected, leading to a nearly 50-cent-higher close. Read More…
Source: Future Farming; January 8, 2021
In order to understand how digital technology will help farmers earn money from sequestering carbon in the soil, we take a look at two new projects in North America. Read More…
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Recorded, December 8, 2020; 3:00PM ET
Top soil, along with sunlight and water, is fundamental to agriculture. But, the United States Department of Agriculture estimates that we lose an average of 2.7 tons of top soil per acre to water erosion and 2.1 tons to wind erosion every year. How does this steady loss of valuable top soil change the way we look at farmland investments? Join us as our panelists discuss how we got here and how we deal with the issues facing us today.
Moderator:
Anatole Pevnev
US Agriculture
Panelists:
Hans Kok
Independent Conservation Consultant
Jackson Takach
FarmerMac
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