Latest News From FARM BUSINESS

Iowa Average Cash Rent Surges 10% to $256 an Acre

Iowa State University survey pegs statewide average cash rent at $256 per acre.

Iowa Farmland Soars 14% Higher in Past Six Months

A survey of land pros find Iowa cropland values soared 33% higher versus year earlier.

Excellent Illinois Farmland Values Soar 26%

Annual ISPFMRA survey finds Excellent-quality farmland soaring 26%.

Deere, UAW Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract

Union: New offer has modest modifications to offer voted down Nov. 2; Vote Wed.

Direct Hit to Key Export Elevators, 22 Barges on the Loose: Logistical Nightmare Unfolds from Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida caused "significant damage" to a Louisiana grain export elevator owned by Cargill Inc. Ken Erickson, Senior VP agribusiness with IHS market, says the Hurricane's potential impact on exports is huge.

Marked downshift in the Ag Economy Barometer

Purdue University and CME Group report the Ag Economy Barometer dropped 20 points during May to a reading of 158 points, the lowest since September 2020.