U.S. Tractor, Combine Sales Up in November
According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. for November 2013, were up 6% compared to the same month last year.
Wisconsin Ag Connection – 12/11/2013
Iowa farmland market cools off
The latest survey of Iowa farmland values by Iowa State University (ISU) shows an increase of 5.1 percent from November 2012 to November 2013.
Brownfield – 12/11/2013
More acres than we'll need in 2014?
Now that the 2013 crop is in the bin, agricultural economists are looking ahead to 2014. Iowa State University (ISU) ag economist Chad Hart says the main factor in his 2014 crop market outlook is corn acreage.
Brownfield – 12/6/2013
Argentina not planning to cut soy export tax
Argentina is not on the verge of cutting its soybean export tax despite market rumors to the contrary and pressure on the government to stimulate international sales, a well-placed source at the agriculture ministry said on Thursday.
AG Professional – 12/6/2013
USDA Issues "Farm Sector and Household Income Forecast" Report
Net farm income is forecast to be $131 billion in 2013, up 15.1 percent from 2012's estimate of $113.8 billion.
AgriMarketing – 12/4/2013
Agri-Marketers Encouraged to Vote for National Ag Day Poster
The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) has started the voting process in the National Ag Day Poster Art Contest. Young artists from across the country submitted artwork for the contest and it is down to six finalists. Your vote will choose the winning entry of the official 2014 National Ag Day Poster.
AgriMarketing – 12/4/2013
Canada Crops Shatter Nearly All Records
Canada will produce record-large crops of wheat and canola-as well as many other crops-and average yields for most crops were also larger than they have ever been-by a long shot.
AgWeb – 12/4/2013
Farm Journal Media to Buy Stake in 'Machinery Pete'
Farm Journal Media and Greg Peterson jointly announced today that they have reached agreement for Farm Journal Media to acquire a majority interest in Peterson's Machinery Pete business.
Wisconsin Ag Connection – 11/27/2013
Farm Sector Bracing For Lower Prices in 2014
After more than six years of unprecedented boom in the U.S. farm economy driven by a government-backed drive for biofuels, record low interest rates and rising food exports, American grain farmers and their bankers are bracing for change.
USAgnet – 11/27/2013
Manufacturers Maintain Positive View of Ag Machinery Business
According to the Global Alliance for Agriculture Equipment Manufacturing Assns., ag machinery makers continue to express a high level of confidence in their prospects for increasing their ag machinery business.
Farm Equipment – 11/26/2013