Month: October 2013

The Three Sons Meet the Three Little Pigs

By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst Once upon a time, a successful farmer had three sons. Thinking equally of them in regard to their abilities, he gave each of them the task of marketing some of his grain, with the warning that the big, bad market bears would soon...

Farm income forecast at highest level since 1973

Courtesy of  WesternFarmPress.com The latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) projects net farm income for 2013 at $128.2 billion, expected to be the highest since 1973. The agency says a return to trend yields would lead to record crop production levels and result in substantial...