Summer Intern Measures Washington, DC, Through a Texas Lens Aug 7, 2023

    🕔Aug 7, 2023
    Alex is a from Canadian, Texas, and will soon be a senior at Texas A&M University pursuing a B.S. in Agricultural Economics. ARLINGTON, VA – You often hear the phrase […]

    An Overview of U.S. Farms From USDA’s Economic Research Service – 2022 Edition Dec 16, 2022

    ©Debra L Ferguson
    🕔Dec 16, 2022
    The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) recently released its annual report exploring characteristics of U.S. farms: “America’s Farms and Ranches at a Glance, 2022 Edition.”  Today’s update includes highlights from the […]

    US Crop Safety Net Policy since 1975 as a Margin Safety Net Dec 12, 2022

    🕔Dec 12, 2022
    Considerable interest exists in margin farm safety net programs, where margin is return minus cost.  This analysis however finds that the crop safety net has provided substantial margin protection since […]

    Illinois: Revenue Protection- The Most Used Crop Insurance Product Nov 18, 2020

    🕔Nov 18, 2020
    There has been a great deal of innovation in the crop insurance industry since the early 1990s. New products have been introduced, subsidy rates have been increased, and farmers have […]

    What Ag Economic Analysis Often Misses – Commentary Nov 20, 2019

    🕔Nov 20, 2019
    Even ignoring the impact of the current trade dispute with China, we are now in the 7th year of generally declining crop prices. In addition, significant trade adjustment payments and […]

    The Bearish Grain Market and Behavioral Economics – DTN Nov 2, 2017

    🕔Nov 2, 2017
    Unless some surprise happens on Tuesday, it looks like December corn and wheat will finish lower in the month of October while January soybeans sneak away with a modest gain. […]

    Ohio: Ag Lending Seminars, Oct. 26 – Nov. 3 Oct 22, 2015

    🕔Oct 22, 2015
    Agriculture experts with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University will offer three agricultural lending seminars designed to provide participants insight into agricultural law […]

    Grain Production: Informa Sees Farmers Increasing Corn, Soybean Acreage – DTN Oct 16, 2015

    🕔Oct 16, 2015
    Farmers are likely to increase corn acreage next year, private analytical firm Informa Economics said in a report. Corn plantings are forecast to increase 90.8 million acres, up 2.8% from […]

    Farm Equipment: Declining Values Can Make for Painful Decisions – DTN Sep 28, 2015

    🕔Sep 28, 2015
    When Iowa farmer and financial consultant Chris Barron asked two experts to appraise the year-end value of his family’s farm equipment last December, he was shocked by the damages. Overall, […]

    Farm Economics: Taking a Look at the Risks of Climate Change – DTN Sep 28, 2015

    🕔Sep 28, 2015
    Greg Page sees benefit in farmers and agribusinesses taking a practical, pragmatic approach to dealing with climate change. Executive chairman of the board for Cargill Inc., Page leads the outreach […]


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