September 18, 2019

Ag Economy; Trade; and Farm Bill (Political Notes)

Agricultural Economy

Myra P. Saefong reported on Friday at The Wall Street Journal Online that, “Empowered by a climb of more than 70% from its lows in June, corn’s well armed for its biggest battle yet — a competition against other commodities for coveted planting space.

“Soybeans, wheat, cotton and corn are among the agricultural commodities in the U.S. which compete for land each crop year, and among those, ‘corn is the most endangered market,’ said Todd Hultman, president of ‘2011 is shaping up to be a critical time’ for corn.”