What’s happening to the value of farmland? Amidst low farm commodity prices and falling incomes, a new report shows farmland is holding its value into 2017. Gary Crawford and Seth Meyer, Chairman of USDA’s Outlook Board.
The markets got some surprises from Thursday’s round of USDA crop production reports. USDA’s corn yield and production forecast surprised some people. Corn futures tumbled Thursday afternoon after release of USDA’s first survey based forecasts.
USDA Issues New Wheat Yield and Production Forecasts, cutting yield estimates for Durum and other spring wheat.
USDA Raises Forecast for U.S. Cotton Production. The U.S. cotton crop could be the biggest one in eleven years. Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
A new report highlights some of the practical benefits coming from last year’s USDA sponsored research. Gary Crawford, President Donald Trump and Dr. Ann Bartuska.
USDA’s Office of Technology Transfer Explained.
Dr. Ann Bartuska, Acting USDA Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics, explaining the mission of USDA’s Office of Technology Transfer.
In Striking a Balance between Basic Research and Practical Paybacks.
Dr. Ann Bartuska, Acting USDA Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics, saying USDA tries to strike a balance between research designed to produce short term results and so called “basic” long term research.