Wednesday, November 25, 2015


Agribusiness Gets Less Hands-on and More High-Tech

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Like many people who did not grow up on a farm, I have a romanticized image of life in agriculture—waking up to a rooster’s crow, driving around in tractors, and wiping dirt off freshly pulled carrots. I’m not sure if roosters are still part of farm life, but I do know these days most tractors... Learn More →


U.S. farm income to fall 38 percent in 2015 to 13-year low: USDA

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

U.S. farm incomes are expected to drop 38 percent in 2015, the steepest year-on-year drop since 1983, due to lower crop and livestock prices, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (ERS) said on Tuesday. Incomes are forecast to drop for a second straight year to $55.9... Learn More →


Perspective: Morning Commentary, 11/25/2015

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

November 25 – It’s the day before the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States with many people already focused on trips to grandma’s house and pre-Christmas shopping traditions. Yet, there is plenty of fodder for the markets to focus on, with the United States raising its threat alert for the... Learn More →


Morning Livestock Report, 11/25/2015

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Cattle futures traded lower for most of the session yesterday, with the most active Feb contract down $1.70 by day’s end and giving up a majority of Monday’s rally. Monday afternoon’s Cold Storage report seemed to remind people that we still have an ongoing problem in the trimmings markets, even if... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 11/25/2015

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The bulls have to be happy with a penny or two of gains this morning, with the grain markets weathering outside market pressure—the dollar index put in that spike over the 100-point mark for the first time in eight months, while crude subsequently tumbled $1/bbl to cut the legs out of the week’s... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 11/25/2015

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

General Market News · ***Dairy markets will have regular scheduled close Wednesday but remain closed until 5 pm central Sunday · Conservative Mauricio Macri Argentina’s next president · Goldman Sachs forecasts four rate hikes next year · Gas on thanksgiving cheapest since 2008 · Euro under... Learn More →