CoBank Quarterly: U.S. Economy Gathers Momentum, Policy Decisions Will Reshape the Future

Infrastructure plan would have far-reaching impacts on rural industries The U.S. economy continues to outperform expectations as stimulus funds are fueling robust consumer spending. Consensus...

Harvard Creates New Investment Firm Solum Partners, Will Invest In Ag & Food Tech

Harvard University's $41.9 billion endowment is spinning off its natural resources portfolio and team to launch Solum Partners, an independent management firm focused on...

Farm Credit System Unit Compeer Financial Commits $1.9 Million To Developing Ag’s Workforce

Compeer Financial, a Farm Credit cooperative based in the Upper Midwest, has committed $1.9 million in grants and scholarships over the next 5 years...

Arable Farming: E10 and the UK biofuels sector

It seems over recent months that good news policy announcements for our sector have been few and far between, so it was welcoming to...

Farmers National Reports Farmland Selling Interest Will Be Picking Up

Land sales activity has been basically flat the past few years sitting at transaction levels slightly lower than normal. The lower supply of farms...

Farmer sentiment rises as income prospects improve, concerns about key policy issues remain

Farmer sentiment improved modestly in December as the Ag Economy Barometer rose to a reading of 174, up 7 points from November. December’s sentiment...

Ag Leader Releases New Enhancements To Its Guidance Equipment

Today, Ag Leader announced enhancements to InCommand displays and its launch of guidance and steering products designed and built in-house to its year-round precision...

Farm Bureau Lists Immediate Challenges Facing The Agriculture Sector

American Farm Bureau Federation reports: Washington, D.C. - American Farm Bureau has released its first assessment of the impact on farmers and ranchers in the...

Producers Bullish About Farmland Values Amid Strong Current Conditions

Download report (pdf) February’s Ag Economy Barometer reading of 165 changed little compared to January when the index stood at 167. Producers continue to report...

Farmobile Unveils Crowd-Sourced Crop Progress And Benchmarketing Tool

Farmobile LLC, Agriculture's Independent Data Company , announces the launch of the Farmobile Index - a crop progress and benchmarking tool that leverages crowd-sourced...
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