Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:19PM CDT
Last Thursday's 6.5% drop in Brazil's real was a black swan event for most, but it may have been a multi-million-dollar bonanza for a few.
View From the Cab
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:11PM CDT
Brent and Lisa Judisch of Cedar Falls, Iowa, were able to complete some custom soybean drilling last week before storms brought fieldwork to a halt. Meanwhile, wet conditions near Miami, Oklahoma, prompted Zack Rendel to pull the plug on his remaining milo planting and switch to soybeans.
Budget Plan Lands With a Thud
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:08PM CDT
The White House budget plan for USDA essentially puts down a marker for what the White House wants to see in the next farm bill.
Trump Proposes Farm Cuts
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:48PM CDT
The Trump administration is proposing dramatic cuts to the farm safety net in the president's first budget plan being delivered to Capitol Hill on Tuesday. The plan calls for tighter caps and means testing for crop insurance subsidies and eligibility for commodity programs.