Ag Economic Insights: Why MFP 2019 Will Be A Disappointment For Some, by David...

by David Widmar, Ag Economic Insights The flow of meaningful information from USDA leadership about MFP 2019 payments has remained painfully slow. Yes, there...

The Farm Bill Looks to Tackle Food Loss and Waste By ...

Food loss and waste (FLW) are drawing attention in the U.S. and around the globe. In the U.S. alone, it is estimated that 30-40%...

Another Look at Late Planting of the 2019 Soybean Crop By Scott Irwin, Department...

The lateness of planting the 2019 U.S. soybean crop has rightfully been getting a lot of attention.  We have highlighted this issue and its...

New national food policy good news for agriculture By Steve Brackenridge, Director, Ontario Federation...

anada finally has a road map for a more sustainable food system with the federal government’s unveiling of its Food Policy for Canada on...

Corn Acreage and Stocks. By Todd Hubbs, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics ...

Corn futures prices rallied about $0.90 per bushel since the beginning of May. The rally reflects expectations that planted acreage will fall well short...

Prevent Plant Decisions in Early to Middle of June By Gary Schnitkey, Department of...

Many unplanted acres remain across the Corn Belt and in Illinois. As of the week ending on June 9, only 73% of the intended...

Soybeans Facing More Acres and Weak Demand, By Todd Hubbs, Department of Agricultural and...

Soybean prices rallied over the last two weeks on planting issues across large swathes of the Corn Belt.  Based on current consumption pace, soybean...

Environmental assessments must measure impact on ag, By Brent Royce, Director, Ontario Federation of...

Home › Newsroom › Commentaries › Environmental assessments must measure impact on ag Commentaries Environmental assessments must measure impact on ag Posted on 30 May 2019...

Comparing Livestock Productivity Since 1993, By Carl Zulauf Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development...

While not the most encompassing measure of crop productivity, yield, or production divided by land, is easy to compute.  Research confirms its value as...

Reconsidering USDA’s Corn Projections By Todd Hubbs ...

The USDA’s WASDE report released on May 10 contained updated balance sheet projections for U.S. corn during the current marketing year and the 2019-20...

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