This week’s news is dominated by news about markets and conservation. Here’s a recap in case you missed the news.
Economics and markets
Mike McGinnis reports on the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF)’s annual meeting. Economists believe that U.S. farm workers will be subject to market forces without trade agreements.
Farmers attending this week’s AFBF annual convention want to know how long the fertilizer price hike will last. The key to knowing when the current price spike will end involves knowing the future pattern of global fertilizer demand and the extent of the world’s largest fertilizer producers’ reliance on supply, according to AFBF economists.
Who is planting what this year and what are the expectations for the future? Al Kluis and Mike McGinnis from Kluis Advisors discuss 2022’s grain market outlook in a podcast.
Chelsea Dinterman, Editor, writes that the Natural Resources Conservation Service has increased opportunities for climate-smart farming.
The USDA also announced $50 million in 118 partnerships that will expand access to conservation aid for agriculture and forest.
Source: Successful Farming