In: Agricultural Economics
Farm Bureau Joins AgGateway Data Group
- May 14, 2014
Posted May 14, 2014 The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has joined AgGateway, a nonprofit organization for data and...
Kraft Investigated by Regulators over Wheat Trading
- May 6, 2014
Posted May 6, 2014 Kraft Foods Group Inc. said that U.S. regulators were investigating wheat futures trading by parts of...
Farm Lending Strong in First Quarter
- May 1, 2014
Posted May 1, 2014 Farmers are borrowing in larger amounts during the first quarter of 2014 for inputs at spring...
Dairy Farmers Report Rise in Sales
- March 24, 2014
Posted March 24, 2014 Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) reported a successful, profitable year for its dairy farmers and expects...
Agriculture Companies Announce Effort to Standardize and Secure Farm Data
- March 13, 2014
Posted March 13, 2014 On Tuesday, Purdue University researchers and a group of agriculture companies announced an open source project...
Low Crop Prices Worry Ag Lenders
- February 28, 2014
Posted February 28, 2014 Amid the expectation of low crop prices, some banks are worried that farm cash flows will...
Farm Bureau Voices Data Privacy Concerns to Congress
- February 26, 2014
Posted February 26, 2014 The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) recently voiced its concerns related to “big data,” ownership and...
USDA Predicts Price Declines for Corn, Wheat, and Soybeans
- February 25, 2014
Posted February 25, 2014 An updated projection by USDA late last week predicts significant price declines for corn, wheat, and...
Projected Farm Income Could Change Cost of Farm Bill
- February 18, 2014
Posted February 18, 2014 USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) recently released a report projecting a decline in net farm income...
Senators Ask for Help with Propane Shortage
- February 12, 2014
Posted February 12, 2014 A group of U.S. Senators recently asked the Obama Administration for help in overcoming a propane...
Monsanto Supports Industry Standards for Farm Data
- February 4, 2014
Posted February 4, 2014 Monsanto Co. recently stated its support for industry-wide standards for managing farm data, according to an...
USDA: Farm Bill Needed to Continue Record Trade
- December 23, 2013
Posted December 23, 2013 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says a new farm bill is needed to continue record U.S....
Drone Technology May Be Next Step in Precision Agriculture
- November 26, 2013
Posted November 26, 2013 The use of drone technology in agriculture has recently become a topic of interest at universities...
USDA Projects Record Corn Crop and Milk Production
- November 12, 2013
Posted November 12, 2013 USDA is projecting a record corn crop and record milk production for 2013 and 2014, according...
King Promotes Amendment in Farm Bill Debates
- November 5, 2013
Posted November 5, 2013 Representative Steve King (R-IA), one of the conferees negotiating the farm bill is pushing for the...
Slow Growth of U.S. Agricultural Exports to the EU
- November 4, 2013
Posted November 4, 2013 Over the last ten years, growth of U.S. agricultural exports to the European Union (EU) has...