The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index dipped from Octobers weak reading and remained below growth neutral, according to the November monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of a 10-state region dependent on agriculture and/or energy.
As of Sunday, USDA-NASS says 70% of corn has been harvested, soybeans 90%, sorghum 82% and sunflowers 70% nationally. 91% winter wheat seeded with 75% emerged. 55% of wheat is good/excellent condition.
Arizona Republican Jeff Flake has put a hold on the confirmation of Gregg Doud, President Trumps nominee to be the U.S. Trade Representatives Chief Agricultural Negotiator. Politico says the hold involves concerns surrounding a controversial produce prop
The Kansas Department of Agriculture has recently updated economic impact of agriculture by county. , the interactive map can be used to find the agricultural economic facts for each of the 105 counties in Kansas at agriculture.ks.gov.
Amidst the steepest drop in farm profitability in a generation, U.S. Congressional leadership is proposing tax reform legislation that would jeopardize all funding for farm bill commodity safety net programs.
Americas beef farmers and ranchers are leveraging the strong equity of Beef. Its Whats For Dinner. to reintroduce the brand to a new generation of consumers.