It’s Friday! Earlier than you begin partying for the Tremendous Bowl or Valentines purchasing on your sweetheart, make amends for the most recent agriculture information.
Poultry and Livestock
After extremely pathogenic hen flu was reported on a industrial turkey farm in Indiana on Wednesday, farmers across the nation have tightened biosecurity measures. Trade specialists warn that wild birds are doubtless spreading the lethal illness throughout the U.S.
In 2015, a bird-flu outbreak killed thousands and thousands of turkeys and chickens.
“Everyone seems to be simply sitting on edge as a result of we all know what can occur and we do not desire a repeat of that,” stated Denise Heard, vp of analysis for the U.S. Poultry & Egg Affiliation.
Within the pork business, Dykhuis Farms is utilizing Farmera to observe essential knowledge factors like stock, feed, treatment, and mortality. Extra data permits the farms unfold throughout Indiana and Michigan to make selections that may hold their herds wholesome.
“Farmera gives transparency, which illuminates points faster,” Joe Dykhuis says.
Land and Commodity Markets
The worth of agricultural land within the Corn Belt jumped 22% based on a February Federal Reserve Financial institution report. The leap in worth from January 2021 to January 2022 is the biggest achieve since 2013, says senior enterprise economist David Oppedahl.
“I’ve been on this enterprise for 41 years and that is as sturdy as I’ve ever seen it,” ‘The Filth Supplier’ Jeffrey Obrecht agrees. “Usually we promote 35 farms per 12 months. In 2021, we offered 76.”
Profitable Farming editor Invoice Spiegel covers the outlook for the remainder of 2022.
Market analyst Bryan Doherty explains the elemental and technical indicators of a value peak on this week’s column.
“In a down-trending market, a chart reversal along side smaller projected carryout is the sign to purchase. Frequent sense must also come into play. If costs are excessive and alerts happen, then act. When costs are low, purchase,” he says.
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