Falling oil prices are having a positive effect on consumers' pocketbooks, but could have negative effects eventually because of the interconnectedness of the world economy. RaboBank's Rob Sabo explains why in this video from the Agricultural Council of Arkansas annual meeting....More
The Federal Reserve Board recently ended its quantitative easing or QE program, and business leaders have been speculating on when it will begin to raise interest rates. RaboBank's Rob Sabo discussed the issue in a speech at the Ag Council of Arkansas' annual meeting....More
Crop Insurance agent William Cole says farmers should take a closer look at the Supplemental Coverage Option or SCO as they get further into their preparations for enrolling in the 2014 farm bill programs....More
The USA Rice Outlook Conference drew one of its largest crowds in several years to the State House Convention Center in Little Rock, Ark. Attendees heard the U.S. economy is showing signs of improving and that the prospects for more rice acres and slightly higher rice prices in U.S. rice are good in 2015.
What do you want a cover crop to accomplish? That would seem to be a very basic question, but many growers are simply planting cover crops to have something green on the field in the winter, says Tracy Blackmer....More