Articles by AGDAILY Contributors

Montana wind developer dies after tractor tips off trailer

· November 16, 2017

A Montana farmer and wind developer was killed over the weekend after the tractor he was trying to load onto a trailer tipped over and crushed him. Martin Wilde, 61, was attempting to load an open-cab tractor with a farm implement attached onto a flatbed, when the tractor tipped off and landed on him, causing […]

Today’s markets: Change in the weather

· November 16, 2017

Like the John Fogerty song Change in the weather and the closing days in harvest are keeping farmers off the field with wet cold weather. With smaller farmers and remaining acreage the question is do we try and take it out of the ground now or take a beating with silos full and cash prices […]

Today’s markets: Corn seen 83 percent harvested

· November 14, 2017

The U.S. Corn crop is seen 83% harvested versus 70% a week ago. A farmer I spoke with in Northwestern Illinois believes he will be done harvesting today or tomorrow. Which puts him ahead of the cut. Speaking of cuts hopefully Congress will get its act together and Tax Reform done as we need to […]

Today’s markets: Temperatures are a changing

· November 13, 2017

We kickoff the week with Export Inspections at 10:00 A.M. and Crop Progress at 3:00 P.M. We also have a lot of earnings to report on this busy week of reports ahead of Thanksgiving week. Harvest is near complete and high waters are slowing navigation on the Ohio River near Paducah, Kentucky. As we have […]

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