USDA predicts good ag prices for this year

Brandon, Hembree
March 2004
Southeast Farm Press;3/3/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the prediction of an exceptional year for the U.S. agriculture in 2004 by United States Department of Agriculture. Benefit from higher asset values for the farmers; Upward movement of the cash receipts in case of corn and soybeans; Increase in the receipts from the crops like rice and cotton due to low lending stocks and demand from China, respectively; Reduction in the receipts from beef due to the "mad cow" scare and an expected rise in the poultry and egg receipts.


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