Ag Producer Confidence Index Reveals Hope

Farmers have put tremendous hope in the new presidential administration to make their lives better, despite expectations of continued low commodity prices, relatively high production costs and the threat of trade wars with key commodity importers.

Digging Deeper On Soil Condition Analysis And Forecasting

It is intuitively obvious that soil conditions, particularly temperature and moisture content, play a critical role in the efficiency of agriculture, affecting all decisions from planting through harvest. As such, many agricultural and weather service providers are starting to offer measurement solutions and/or model-based estimates and forecasts of soil temperature and moisture. Recently, meteorologist Tim Marquis