A pair of nominees for key undersecretary posts at USDA had their confirmation hearings on Thursday before the Senate Agriculture Committee. Climate change and rural broadband were among the dominant topics.
The third round of frosts in the last month is the coldest with temperatures falling below the freezing mark in portions of Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais -- areas where coffee, citrus, and sugarcane are more heavily farmed. Damage to these crops may be extensive.
While few farmers consider drought or knee-muck to be good times, from a revenue perspective, this year presents the best opportunity for profits in nearly a decade. Here are the top suggestions from a recent DTN series on ways farmers can capitalize on current markets...
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