Polly Ruhland, CEO of the United Soybean Board, proposed at the World Food Prize Symposium this week that U.S. protein industries should work together to build markets in developing countries. CEOs for private companies also suggested better collaboration was needed, going beyond just technology, to work for more demand-driven agriculture to feed the world.
Farmers are eating into their working capital to survive this long
stretch of low commodity prices, and while the stress mounts for some,
economists and bankers say there are still important differences from the 1980s
See DTN Ag News. BWorking Capital Wears Thin...
A rise in ethanol prices in recent weeks has led to improved profit
margins in DTN's hypothetical ethanol plant.
See DTN Ag News. 4^Plants See Higher Fuel Price ...
University of Minnesota research shows that the most profitable
farmers spend 30% less on fertilizer. Specialists explain strategies that could
help you cut costs this fall without sacrificing yield potential.
See DTN Ag News. BFall Fertilizer Economics...
Corn harvested was 30% this past week, 17 percentage points behind
the five-year average. Soybeans harvested was 46%, 18 percentage points behind
See . FUSDA Weekly Crop Progress...
Work-life balance is the third most important attribute job
candidates consider when choosing where to work. While that often puts farms at
a disadvantage, there are a few things farmers can do to make jobs more
attractive to prospective employees.
See DTN Ag News. 7^Ag's HR Coach...
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