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Saturday, January 16, 2016

U.S. farms rely on foreign workers - AgriNews

U.S. farms rely on foreign workers - AgriNews: Immigrant farm workers are important to help complete work on many farms in the U.S.
Researchers at Texas A&M University completed a survey of dairy farmers to examine the importance of immigrants in the dairy industry.

“We did this work for the National Milk Producers Federation because of their members’ interest in the importance of immigrants and the political debate on immigration,” said David Anderson, professor and extension economist in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M.

10 Growing Pains Your Farm May Be Facing | Agweb.com

10 Growing Pains Your Farm May Be Facing | Agweb.com: Just like middle schoolers who complain of muscle aches and soreness, farm businesses can also face growing pains during significant growth periods.

Does the Market Have a Psychology Problem? | Agweb.com

Does the Market Have a Psychology Problem? | Agweb.com: Whereas corn finished up 6 cents on Friday, soybean prices couldn’t hold onto the gains they made after USDA’s Tuesday reports. “You have to look over your shoulder because all you hear about is that big crop in South America,” Gulke says. “…We’ve got this psychological thing hanging over our heads out of South America that we‘ve got to get rid of this supply, and they’re trying sell them as quick as they can. China is buying beans from them and us, which is good news.”