U.S. agriculture is experiencing its fourth distinct recession in the last century. A modern look at the historical paths downturns took can provide insight, and useful reference points, to what the economic landscape might be down the road.
Strong dollar, four years of higher yields conspiring to keep U.S., world commodity prices low, FAPRI director says.
Challenged by diminishing water supplies and rising fertilizer costs, Arizona wheat growers know the exact amounts of water and fertilizer to use is critical. Using too much is not only costly, but can become useless as they percolate too deeply...
U.S. Trade Representatives takes next two more steps in effortr to persuade China to become more reasonable in its price support and trade policies for wheat, corn and rice.
Driving through rural areas in various states can be fun and a learning experience.