Agri View: Bad Trade Deal for Agriculture

Dan Agri View, Trade, Wheat

Everett Griner talks about the United States leaving TTP hurting agriculture in today’s Agri View. Bad Trade Deal for Agriculture Well, all 12 nations that make up the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have signed the agreement. All except one. That one is us. The United States. Our President has already announced that we are out. The country’s wheat farmers fear this …


Southeast Seeing Drop in Peanut Acres

Dan Peanuts

When the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its 2018 Planting Intentions Report last week, Tyron Spearman reported less acres were expected to go for peanuts this year than what was planted last year. Today, he reports there may be a pretty sizable drop in acres across the Southeast if last week’s report is realized. Southeast Seeing Drop in Peanut Acres

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Chinese Ambassador on Possible Soybean Trade Sanctions

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Soybeans, Trade

As the world’s two largest economies appear to be moving closer to a possible trade war, U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad is warning China about the consequences of trade sanctions on U.S. soybeans. Branstad told Bloomberg Television that any attempts to cut down on U.S. soybean imports would hurt Chinese consumers more than it would American farmers. The crop provides a …

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Agri View: Spotted Lanternfly- A New Insect to Fear

Dan Agri View, Citrus, Field Crops, Fruits, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops

Everett Griner talks about the Spotted Lanternfly. A new insect everyone should fear in today’s Agri View. Spotted Lanternfly- A New Insect to Fear Well, we have enough bugs and insects for farmers to deal with already. But, believe me, there will be more. Right now the public is being alerted to be aware of the Spotted Lantern Fly. It …


Easter Eggs for Your Basket Will be a Bit Higher This Year

Dan Field Crops, Industry News Release, Poultry

Higher retail prices for several foods including eggs, orange juice, meat products, bagged salad, shredded cheddar and vegetable oil resulted in a slight increase in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Spring Picnic Marketbasket Survey. The informal survey showed the total cost of 16 food items that can be used to prepare one or more meals was $51.05, up $1.02 …