This week will see announcements from several crop yield contests.
Meanwhile, we'll continue our deep dive into global fertilizer supplies and
demand, meet more of our America's Best Young Farmers and Ranchers group, and
shed light on all the cattle-business noise last week about futures trades and
LRP worries. These are just a few of the things we will watch for the week of
BTop 5 Things to Watch
What we learned from USDA's December World Agricultural Supply and Demand
Estimates released on Friday, Dec. 8.
BUSDA Reports Review
With more than 80% of all payments coming in at $30,000 or less, nearly
170,000 farmers received higher payments than they otherwise would have
collected. About 40,500 farmers
likely with higher losses
lower payments than expected.
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Here's what's new in the ag equipment industry: more technology, tech
alliances, tech awards and a first-of-its-kind research center focused on
USDA on Friday released its latest December Crop Production and World
Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports.
FUSDA Reports Summary
Overall ethanol production in the United States averaged 1.035 million barrels per day (bpd), Energy Information Administration data show, up 31,000 bpd week-on-week and 19,000 bpd, or 1.8% higher than in the same week last year.