Repaying FSA Loan Debt for SDA Farmers
Thursday, May 13, 2021 5:00AM CDT
USDA officials provided an update this week on loan repayment of Farm Service Agency loans to socially disadvantaged farmers. Litigation has taken a twist as a Black farmer from Tennessee and his organization filed motions meant to block at least two federal lawsuits filed on behalf of white farmers.
USDA Reports Review
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:32PM CDT
While the May USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report featured little earth-shattering news for soybeans, it was new-crop December corn futures that reacted in a dramatically bearish fashion after new-crop stocks and demand estimates were more bearish than traders had anticipated. Overall, the crop report was neutral for soybeans and bearish for both wheat and corn.
Farms Eye Colonial Supply Disruptions
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:45PM CDT
Though the Colonial Pipeline is expected to return to full operation soon, there are concerns about how long the fuel supply disruption could last.
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:28AM CDT
The average retail price of all eight major fertilizers tracked by DTN were higher compared to last month, but only UAN28 and UAN32 had significant price increases.