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Ag trade official touts Biden administration’s trade approach

The chief ag negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative focused on the Biden administration’s approach to trade at the National Farmers Union Convention. Doug McKalip says “the strength from the top really puts us in a stronger position as we engage... Read More.

March 15th deadlines approach

Farmers have just a few days left to finalize their crop insurance decisions. Doug Yoder, crop insurance specialist at Country Financial, tells Brownfield… “March 15th is the annual deadline to sign up for their crop insurance decisions for the 2024 crop year,” he says, “and... Read More.

Biden administration to continue their current trade approach

The chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says not much is expected to change on the Biden administration’s trade approach in the next few months. Doug McKalip tells Brownfield… “We’ve had 31 nations that removed market barriers last year and... Read More.

A defensive approach to grain marketing

A grain marketing specialist recommends a defensive approach to selling corn and soybeans. Glenn Wachtler with Compeer Financial says growers “need to be on top of their game” going into the 2024 growing season. “And really sell these rallies and sell the carry in the... Read More.