The third annual DTN/Progressive Farmer Digital Yield Tour, powered by Gro
Intelligence, kicks off next week, taking an in-depth look at corn and soybean
production potential in 10 states.
BDTN 2020 Yield Tour
Family members, union representatives and advocates told a Nebraska
legislative committee on Thursday about the struggles facing packing plant
workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. A state lawmaker is pushing for the
state to enact higher safety standards for workers at packing plants.
1^Packing Plants and COVID-19
COVID-19 caused extensive harm to the economy and damaged the bulk of
commodity prices in 2020. In the past three months, however, five ag
commodities have posted positive gains and outperformed the S&P 500, an
interesting display of bullish resilience in a tough year.
Estate and succession planners say the coronavirus pandemic has increased
interest in updating plans as families have sensitive conversations about what
would happen to the farm and the business if someone falls ill.
BPandemic-Proof Your Farm Legacy
U.S. agricultural exports are down, and the overall ag trade balance set a
record monthly deficit in June.
BLooking at Ag Exports