Mexico, Argentina Talk Corn
Friday, February 17, 2017 4:17PM CST
Mexican officials are starting to better gauge the possibility of buying more agricultural products from South America. Argentinian officials are encouraging those conversations. Yet a top executive at Bunge Limited told analysts that the U.S. pricing for corn still makes it more attractive to Mexican buyers than corn from Argentina or Brazil.
Farmer Stress Rising
Friday, February 17, 2017 7:40AM CST
While it isn't quite like 1983, the level of stress and worry is growing out in the countryside. People who deal with some of the few rural hotlines out there are seeing the level of calls and emails picking up as well.
Best Young Farmers/Ranchers-3
Friday, February 17, 2017 7:33AM CST
Adam Winkelman builds new traditions from old-time ingredients.
Farm Bill Hearing
Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:39PM CST
Economists told lawmakers in a hearing on the rural economy that farm finances look to dip in 2017 for the fourth consecutive year. Farmers are struggling, but not as bad as the 1980s yet and low prices are buoyed by higher yields.