When USDA's weekly crop condition ratings are plugged into Pro Farmer's weighted Crop Condition Index (CCI; 0 to 500 point scale, with 500 representing perfect), it shows the condition of the both the HRW and SRW
USDA's Joint Ag Weather Facility says in the Corn Belt, a chilly rain is halting harvest activities in several areas, especially across northern corn and soybean production areas. On Oct. 23, Michigan¡¦s
South American Crop Consultant Dr. Michael Cordonnier left his South American crop estimates unchanged this week, but he says he has a more optimistic view on the Brazilian soybean crop this week due to favorable weather
The Consumer Price Index (CPI), a measure of economy-wide inflation, climbed 0.2 percent between August and September and it now stands 1.5% above year-ago levels, according to USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS).
USDA's Joint Ag Weather Facility says on the Plains, rain showers are developing across the Dakotas. Elsewhere, warm, dry weather prevails, despite an increase in cloudiness. In part due to dry conditions on the cent
USDA's Joint Ag Weather Facility says on the Plains, unusually warm weather continues to promote winter wheat emergence and establishment in areas with adequate soil moisture. By Oct. 23, wheat emergence was 9 to 18
The USDA's Oct. 21 Cold Storage Report held cold comfort for the livestock industry, since the data implied red meat consumption remains relatively weak. It's reasonable to argue the huge annualized increases in