Ryan Martin’s Indiana Ag Forecast for August 14, 2017

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We kick off a new week the same way we ended the weekend…with dry, sunny, warm air in place. We will continue to see this pattern through Wednesday morning. Over the next 10 days we have 1 system moving through, with 2 systems in the next 16 days. Dry today through Wednesday morning. Our next […] Via:: Hoosier Ag Today ...

All that Cheese in New Sculpture makes it Undeniably Dairy

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2017-Cheese-Sculpture The newly unveiled cheese sculpture in the Purdue Ag/Hort building at the Indiana State Fair is “Undeniably Dairy.” But it can be hard to believe it’s cheese when you look at all the detail. But piece by piece over the last week Sarah Kaufmann said the cheese masterpiece came alive. “There’s lots of little […] Via:: Hoosier Ag Today ...

Bower Trading Market Strategy Report: Market Waiting for Actual Yield Data

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Bower Trading Market Strategy Report: Market Waiting for Actual Yield Data This week the market will be trying to figure out the long term ramifications of last week’s USDA crop production report. Most everyone in the market does not believe the USDA yield numbers released last week, and most traders feel actual yields will be […] Via:: Hoosier Ag Today ...

Commentary: The Other Food Story at the Fair

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At this year’s Indiana State Fair, the focus is food – not just one kind of food, but all kinds of food. As Fair officials are fond of pointing out, food is the number one reason people come to the Fair. Farm groups have gone all out to present a variety of new food items […] Via:: Hoosier Ag Today ...

Farm Economy May Be Starting to Stabilize

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The prolonged downturn in the farm economy continued in the second quarter of 2017. However, data from the Kansas City Fed’s Survey on Agricultural Credit Conditions shows the farm economy may finally be starting to stabilize. While economic conditions did continue to weaken in the second quarter, the pace of that deterioration has slowed. While […] Via:: Hoosier Ag Today ...