Verified FBN Member (ND)

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What is your opinion on the future of AG?

Generally farmers are always optimistic that prices will go up. I'm not so sure I feel that way. What do you guys think.

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

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Everyone talks about how bad farming economy is but everytime a piece of land is up for rent its getting ran even higher by farmers trying t...

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Verified FBN Member (ID)

Agriculture like most our economy is due for a major correction. Maybe it just me, but I dunno how a person continues to overpay land rent, ...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

And what way is that correction going to go? Everything is supply and demand driven and for some reason nobody gets that our gov’t keeps ent...

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Verified FBN Member (MS)

Well, we may need to adapt to be able to thrive. Try some different farming methods, adjust crop mixes, grow what the market/consumer asks f...

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Verified FBN Member (AB, CAN)

Renewable energy sources like ethanol and biodiesel, have been the control method for ag commodity pricing, using enough product to keep sur...

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Verified FBN Member (WI)

Couldn't disagree with you more in regard to ethanol and biodiesel. They exist by subsidized demand. Think that through the lens of cheap fo...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

**** i am wrong but commodities always seem to trend back to the Marginal cost of production. i think if you look at commodities as whole th...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

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As long as the USDA can come out with any report it wants with figures that just don’t add up we will be in trouble. The RFS is being taken ...

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Verified FBN Member (WI)

yes I agree,our own government killed us last year. If we can not have real information and numbers we con not make any good decisons


Verified FBN Member (WI)

As long as government is in ag and the industrialization of ag continues, ag as we know it will plummit and eventually be gone. Land is quic...

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Verified FBN Member (MI)

I think the future looks very bright, but then again, I’m a contrarian.


Verified FBN Member (SD)

You are correct that most farmers are optimistic, especially young producers that have not been through tough times. The more optimistic an...

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

corn and soybeans current high ending stocks coupled with future production creates a massive supply of grain, strong US Dollar making US co...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

I am looking at five years out. I firmly believe that protein based meat will change ag as we know it..Another major point of interest in p...

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Verified FBN Member (NY)

I agree the last four or five years have been really tough for dairy and not much better for growing corn and soy. As far as a big rally and...

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Verified FBN Member (NJ)

Coming from a dairy that recently sold out couldn’t agree more we’ve spent the last year making a lot of adjustments to be able to keep goin...

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Verified FBN Member (WI)

I agree with the bank part, they are nothing but a bunch of jerks....but they are trying to make a profit. The Farm Credit system gives back...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

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Until times get tough. Ask older guys what FC is like then.


Verified FBN Member (NJ)

Yes dairy is tough, when I first read your reply I was talking to an ex dairy farmer that just sold his cows 18mos ago. Prior To your resp...

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Verified FBN Member (WI)

I have been waiting for a turn around on the dairy side of things for 5 years. We might see small bounces for short periods of time, but lon...

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Verified FBN Member (NJ)

Things definitely do not seem promising out there. Dad always said with an election year prices always go up. Right that appears to be our...

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Verified FBN Member (CO)

Explain your comment about government always seems to cater to the big guys..During 7 terms on FSA board, never once a payment limit on smal...

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Verified FBN Member (WI)

They will figure out ways to keep feed / food prices down, because that is in the government's best interests......you can see we are gettin...

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

People are going to have babies and people need to eat. Need to figureout how to make it on $4.50 spring wheat, $3.00 cash corn and $7....

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