USDA says farmers intend to plant 97 million acres of corn in 2020. As COVID-19 acts as an anchor on the markets, and the ethanol crisis continues to unfold, some analysts say 97 million acres could be a stretch.
The world knows how quickly a virus can spread, as COVID-19 extends its tendrils throughout the globe. COVID-19 reminds U.S. livestock producers how critical it is to have a vaccine bank in advance of a FAD threat.
A tremendous amount of pork volume and value are moving through the supply chain now. Well-functioning ports play a critical role, says Norman Bessac, National Pork Board vice president of international marketing.
Jim Morris understands setbacks and dashed dreams. Morris joined Chip Flory on AgriTalk to talk about his journey to the mound, but more importantly to share how his experiences can help America through a trying time.