USDA 2024 Commodity Outlook
Thursday, February 15, 2024 10:33AM CST
USDA's Grains and Oilseeds Outlook for the upcoming 2024-25 marketing year sees the highest corn ending stocks since the 2005-2006 season, while the soybean stocks are forecast to increase 120 million bushels. Prices are forecast to average $4.40 per bushel of corn and $11.20 per bushel of soybeans.
USDA Livestock and Poultry Outlook
Thursday, February 15, 2024 8:34AM CST
The livestock sector will benefit from lower feed prices in 2024 as cattle and beef producers are projected to see higher prices as well. A trend in the livestock and poultry sectors is that exports will be challenged because of increased production by competitors, especially Brazil.
EPA Outlines OTT Dicamba Use for 2024
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 5:04PM CST
Eight days after a federal court vacated the registration of three over-the-top dicamba products, EPA released an existing stocks order that provides direction for those products' use in 2024.
Risks and Complication of Prop 12
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 4:13PM CST
Agricultural Secretary Tom Vilsack has increasingly become more vocal over the impacts of California's law, which was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court last May. The court's ruling now appears to grant the ability of states to dictate farm production practices to farmers outside their state borders and ignore federal food-safety standards.