Dollar Falls to Three Month Low Nov 29, 2023

    🕔Nov 29, 2023
    Financial Times writers Colby Smith and Stephanie Stacey reported yesterday that, “The dollar hit a three-month low on Tuesday and US Treasury yields slid as investors grew increasingly confident that the US Federal Reserve […]

    The Ag Economy Is Healthy, And That’s One Reason Economists Think It Could Be 2025 Before We See A New Farm Bill Oct 30, 2023

    🕔Oct 30, 2023
    Political dysfunction, a healthy ag economy, lack of urgency and the start of a presidential election year. These are all reasons leading agricultural economists to cast doubts on Congress’ ability […]

    CoBank Says U.S. Economic Slowdown Likely Ahead Jul 17, 2023

    🕔Jul 17, 2023
    DENVER The U.S. economy continues to defy gravity and remains strong despite lingering inflationary pressures, higher borrowing costs and a barrage of other headwinds. Consumers continue to spend aggressively on […]

    Federal Reserve: Observations on the Ag Economy- May 2023 Jun 5, 2023

    🕔Jun 5, 2023
    On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its May 2023 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining to the […]

    Are We Reliving The 1980s? Maybe. Survival Advice For Young Farmers May 18, 2023

    🕔May 18, 2023
    The economic environment that we are in today is very similar to the 1970s and into the mid-80s. During that time many farmers went broke and, in the process, learned […]

    Farm Credit Issues Report On Current Ag Economy, Condition Of Its System Apr 17, 2023

    🕔Apr 17, 2023
    McLEAN, Va., — At its monthly meeting today, the Farm Credit Administration board received a quarterly report (PDF) on economic issues affecting agriculture, together with an update on the financial condition and […]

    How Important is U.S. Ag and Food to the Economy? Mar 22, 2023

    🕔Mar 22, 2023
    As the saying goes, “numbers don’t lie,” and this rings especially true in the 2023 Feeding the Economy report, showing the economic importance of U.S. food and agriculture to communities […]

    Minimum Support Prices for Agricultural Commodities in India: Do Price Floors Really Matter? Dec 30, 2022

    🕔Dec 30, 2022
    India is an agricultural powerhouse. The country is the world’s single largest producer and consumer of milk and pulses. It is the second largest producer of rice, wheat, sugarcane, and […]

    USDA Reports The Number Of H-2A Farm Seasonal Workers Dec 29, 2022

    🕔Dec 29, 2022
    U.S. agricultural employers who anticipate a shortage of U.S. domestic workers can fill seasonal farm jobs with temporary foreign workers through the H-2A visa program. The Department of Labor certified […]

    Tennessee Agricultural Exports Increased During a Challenging Year Dec 21, 2022

    🕔Dec 21, 2022
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Despite a year wrought with market volatility brought about by supply chain issues and global events, researchers and Extension specialists from the University of Tennessee Institute of […]


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