USDA is one of several federal departments that could face a shutdown if Congress doesn't come to terms over funding for a border wall by the latest Dec. 21 deadline. USDA's annual $23 billion or so agricultural appropriations bill remains tied up in the talks.
March spring wheat closed above its 50-day moving average on Thursday, the first time since in almost two months, with the likelihood of commercial and noncommercial buying interest behind the move. The $6 range will provide the next level of major upside resistance.
Over the past month, I've attended a number of agricultural conferences, and one theme connected all of them: savvy financial management is the key to not only making it through this down cycle in agriculture, but making sure your business thrives well into the future.
The presidential archives may not feature too many pictures of George H.W. Bush picking corn or slopping hogs, but library shelves will groan for years to come thanks to the weight of the 41st president's thoughtful policies regarding the necessary future plans for U.S...
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