Are U.S. farmers getting the short end of the stick when it comes to wheat trade with Canada?
This week it was announced by the National Association of Wheat Growers that association president David Schemm has resigned from his position to pursue other professional opportunities in his home state. The High Plains Journal says Schemm, a Sharon Springs, Kansas, wheat grower, has reportedly been tapped to accept the position of Kansas Farm Service Agency executive director.
Wheat acres are set to slip again as some farmers are eyeing the depressed market wondering if they should even bother to plant.
A lower U.S. dollar value could boost agriculture exports, but the long-term outlook offers no real light at the end of the tunnel for the struggling farm economy, USDA's chief economist said on Thursday.