The DTN 2019 Ag Summit kicked off Monday in Chicago with Luke Chandler, chief economist at Deere and Co., offering a look at macroeconomic trends and risks facing producers. Crop prices have largely flatlined over the past five years as production has increased around the world. There are a few areas of potential demand opportunities that could develop, especially in Asia.
With 18 candidates running for president and campaigning across the nation, Iowa right now is the center of attention for a core group who see the state's first-in-the-nation caucuses on Feb. 3 as the critical starting point in the Democratic primaries.
A deal reached Tuesday on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement will allow
the House of Representatives to vote on the trade pact as early as next week.
According to an International Trade Commission report last spring, USMCA would
add about $68 billion in U.S. overall exports when implemented, including about
$2.2 billion in additional agricultural exports.
See DTN Ag News. 1^Deal Reached on USMCA ...
USDA on Tuesday released its latest December Crop Production and
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.
See DTN Ag News. BUSDA Reports Summary...
DTN/Progressive Farmer named its 10th class of America's Best Young
Farmers and Ranchers during Tuesday's DTN 2019 Ag Summit in Chicago.
See DTN Ag News. 7^Best Young Farmers, Ranchers...
A lack of trust is one of the largest expenses any business faces,
but there are things you can do to not only build and develop trust, but also
help solve some of your biggest challenges.
See DTN Ag News. :^Gaining the Trust Edge...
China is, in effect, the new Russia
the potentially large but
erratic customer with the size to disrupt markets.
See DTN Ag News. BChina Grows Stuff Too?...
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After a rough start to the 2019 shipping season due to unrelenting flooding, the Upper Mississippi River has closed for the winter. Not far behind is the end to the grain shipping season on the Great Lakes.