Corn and soybean futures faced fresh selling this week as massive South American crops weighed on the markets.
Revisions within food-at-home areas include poultry & eggs, fruits and vegetables.
Farmers have used glyphosate safely for decades, but in recent years anti-GMO activists have tried to target the product - aided by a sensationalist media - because it often works in harmony with biotechnology.
Sonny Perdue, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead USDA, commented on key budget, farm and trade policy issues during his 2.5 hour confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee.
Sonny Perdue's nomination hearing to be USDA Secretary begins this morning amid budget cuts, trade policy concerns and low commodity prices.
Markets and traders are openly asking questions and thinking about whether or not self-inflicted wounds and perhaps other, direr events could unravel the Trump presidency.
A likely House vote on a bill to replace ObamaCare, hearings on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, a nomination hearing for USDA nominee Sonny Perdue and more House farm bill hearings are the focus items for this week in Washington.
Agroforestry makes sense for many reasons, but perhaps most of all because we don’t have large chunks of flat land. Instead, our farmland is highly fragmented—and the best farmers take a variety of approaches to agriculture.
President Donald Trump this morning released his "skinny" budget proposals for Fiscal Year 2018, which begins October 1. Many of them will be "dead before arrival" in Congress, but they do show the intent of Trump's spending thoughts.
Just one FOMC member voted against today's action.
Robert Lighthizer, President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), commented on a host of important trade policy issues during a Senate Finance panel hearing on Tuesday.
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