American Farm Bureau Federation economist Bob Young is watching two red flags for the agriculture economy – land as collateral and FSA loan defaults.
In a statement issued April 4, the National Cotton Council expressed concern that China’s announcement of significantly higher proposed tariffs on U.S. raw cotton shipped to that country would significantly harm the economic health of the U.S. cotton industry. Read moreRead More »
Block trading — when two customers agree outside of open outcry or outside of the electronic trade to transact a deal — has come to the world of Chicago agriculture trading, and not everyone’s happy about it. Read moreRead More »