Corn yields in Hamilton County, Neb. are impressing scouts.( Pro Farmer Crop Tour scouts ) In the military, there’s this concept called “embrace the suck,” which is defined as To consciously accept or appreciate something that is extremely unpleasant but unavoidable. I think that this is a concept that can relate to all of us in … Continue reading Embrace The Suck
The beginning of this week saw both grain and cattle markets take a significant dip. Some important things to remember while we are going through lean times. Wyatt Bechtel ( Weaning or Backgrounding Calves The first two days of this week have been tough for the ag industry. Monday, we saw the cattle futures tumble … Continue reading Important Things To Remember When Markets Plunge
Ask any farmer/rancher with a little age on them what the toughest time for them and their operation was, they will immediately tell you the horror stories from the 1980s farm crisis. Record production led to a sharp decline in commodity prices. Coupled with interest rates as high as 21% and high oil prices, it … Continue reading What can we learn from the 1980s?