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Cooler weather dampening planting prospects

Cooler weather and a little precipitation have slowed down activity in midwestern fields. Central Illinois farmer Derek Martin tells Brownfield any moisture is welcome… “We were dry last fall, barely got any snow or any rain over the winter, and definitely excited to see the... Read More.

Pork prospects improve

The first quarter of 2024 has seen a slight rebound for the pork industry.  Steve Meyer, chief livestock economist for Ever.Ag, says the price picture for hogs has improved recently… “It’s better, but I won’t say it’s great by any stretch.”  He says, “Primarily with... Read More.