Distorting Grain Markets, Providing Major Benefit to Non-US Producer Normally crop insurance has a propensity for overproduction. These are not normal times. This year it is the opposite. A feature of crop insurance covering nearly 90% of Midwest farmers is creating a paid set-aside which is … [Read more...] about Prevented Plant Feature Becomes DeFacto Set-Aside Program
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a company is a C-level executive responsible for understanding the financial position, developing financial strategies, and reporting financial information. There is no doubt that a CFO makes an enormous contribution to a company. However, micro-cap public … [Read more...] about 10 Ways a Fractional CFO Can Solve Your Company’s Financial Dilemmas
Debt can be a powerful tool to raise the money needed to fund the growth and expansion of your business. However, debt, as we all know, can also be dangerous, especially when you're unable to pay it off, for whatever reason. If you borrow too much and your business does not perform as expected, the … [Read more...] about Recognizing Toxic Debt And Exploring Viable Alternatives
Answer: not unless the crop is less than 85 million planted acres and 164 BPA. Wet conditions in the US have reduced the corn crop. The extent of the reduction is TBD (to be determined). To determine the crop size, we must fill in the blanks on acres planted and yield. We know both area and … [Read more...] about Lost Corn – Do We Need to Ration Demand?
China is Now the Largest Buyer of US Pork – From 4th to 1st in Six Months - That’s a BIG DEAL China has become the largest buyer of US pork even with large tariffs. Why hasn’t the hog market responded as expected to the ASF issue in China and increased Chinese imports of pork? I will give you … [Read more...] about Hog Market Disruption