DTN Poll: Farmers Continue Supporting Trump

Dan Industry News Release

A recent poll by DTN-The Progressive Farmer finds rural Americans continue supporting President Donald Trump. The poll asked rural residents if, given a chance, they would cast their ballots differently than they had in 2016. More than 70 percent said no. Further, the survey shows support for Republican candidates, for President Trump, himself, and for his trade policies. In addition …


DTN Poll Shows Farmers Becoming More Positive

Dan Industry News Release

Farmers are becoming more positive regarding their current situations, and the future. The DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agriculture Confidence Index finds farmers are increasingly indicating a positive outlook. The index reached its third highest level ever recorded in its latest survey, reaching 134.8, up almost 22 points from the December/January level and slightly above the overall level of spring 2017. The …


Ag Confidence Grows as Latest DTN/PF Survey Suggests Strong Future

Dan Economy, Industry News Release

Farmers, ranchers remain concerned on current conditions; optimistic about future Despite continued flat commodity prices, attitudes of U.S. farmers took a solid leap into positive territory, according to the most recent DTN/The Progressive Farmer (DTN/PF) Agricultural Confidence Index (ACI). The survey, which tracks farmer opinions of their current and future conditions, had an overall score of 130, a significant improvement …

Ag Producer Confidence Index Reveals Hope

Dan Industry News Release

Producers show record optimism for coming year despite low incomes OMAHA, Neb. (Jan. 3, 2017) – Farmers have put tremendous hope in the new presidential administration to make their lives better, despite expectations of continued low commodity prices, relatively high production costs and the threat of trade wars with key commodity importers, this according to the latest DTN/The Progressive Farmer …