Study Reports 80% Of Midwest Farmers In Solid Cash Position

For nearly a year, the rural economy has shown consistent growth, according to the Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI). For October 2021, the RMI rose to...

USDA To Make Up To $1.15 Billion Available To Help People Living In Rural...

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a significant expansion of access to high-speed internet, health care and educational services for...

COVID-19 and demand for e-commerce

COVID-19 has accelerated the uptake of online food shopping. ‘Consumer behaviour and attitudes towards food purchasing changed quickly and dramatically because of the pandemic,’ says...

Federal Reserve: Observations on the Ag Economy- October 2021

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its October 2021 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District....

Ethanol Production Hits Highest Level In Past 12 Months

According to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association for the week ending October 15, ethanol production expanded by 64,000 barrels per day...

Experts: Odds Are Skyrocketing Farmland Prices Will Continue, Here’s Why

Source: AgWeb.com 13,400 per acre in Cedar County, Neb. $17,000 per acre in Douglas County, Ill. $26,000 per acre in Johnson County, Iowa. This has delivered...

Farm Foundation Issues Report Outlining Data Bottlenecks, Silos Limiting Innovation In Agriculture

Agriculture today is limited by digital tools that cannot communicate and translate data between systems. To solve these challenges, industries must work together on...

Nation’s Largest Farm/Ranchland Broker Announces Record Sales

Farmers National Company and its agents marketed and sold a record amount of land during the company's fiscal year ending September 30th. Agents and...

Purdue Professor Jayson Lusk On Why Trade Of Ag Commodities Is So Important

Source: by Dr. Jayson Lusk, Purdue University Stories continue to emerge about inflation and supply chain disruptions throughout the economy. When talking to reporters about...

CoBank Issues Report On Supply Chain Disruptions, Most Dire Conditions Since Start Of Pandemic

Read the report Businesses of all sizes and across most industries are wrestling with perhaps the worst supply chain bottlenecks to date. Entering the final quarter...
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