Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of warmer-than-normal weather nationwide, except for near- or below normal temperatures from the western Gulf Coast region to the southern Atlantic States. Meanwhile, drier-than-normal conditions across much of the central and eastern U.S.... Read More.
Another stopgap bill is expected to avoid a partial government shutdown next week. U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley says Congress is attempting to pass individual appropriations bills that necessitate short continuing resolutions. “Seems to me it would be easy to move the January 19th (deadline) to... Read More.
An ag economist says the ongoing drought situation along the Panama Canal could disrupt U.S. export sales. Allendale’s Greg McBride says some buyers may seek other destinations in the short term. “What it means for us is maybe we do see some of those... Read More.
Exports of U.S. Dried Distillers Grains are expected to hold steady through next year. U.S. Grains Council CEO Ryan LeGrand says demand in 2023 and 2024 should be similar to the past several years. “Distillers grains is a great product that people around the world... Read More.
Farmers are less optimistic farmland values will improve in the next 12 months, according to the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. Jim Mintert, director of the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture, says the percentage of farmers who expect to see lower farmland... Read More.