Despite sharp increase, soybeans remain short of market expectations
Just looking at the USDA’s annual June Grain Stocks and Acreage reports last week might have led some to believe the futures market would stay still or drop – there are a record 85.1 million acres of soybeans estimated planted and stocks of soy, corn and wheat are all up sharply from June 2014.
Four Ohio farm contractors charged in slave-labor ring
Four farm contractors have been charged in a 15-count federal indictment for operating a slave-labor ring using young immigrant teenagers who were forced to clean chicken coops that housed 10 million chickens on nine central Ohio egg farms.
Farmers, states mounting fight against new ‘Waters of U.S.’
Farmers across the nation are not backing down, choosing to take their fight to court in hopes of stopping the EPA’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule before it goes into effect at the end of 2015.