As of June 9, 95% of the U.S. corn crop is in the ground and 85% of it has emerged, according to yesterday's USDA Crop Progress report. The planted acreage as of June 9 compares with 100% last year at this time and the 98% average over the past 5 years.
After reading through the special report, "How the Weather is Changing Agriculture,"? that will appear in the September issue of Farm Equipment, I'm not convinced that anyone should do anything about the weather.
The dramatic growth of emerging markets such as China, India and Brazil; strong crop prices; and the potential for a U.S. economic recovery continue to boost the prices of agricultural equipment manufacturers.
While commodity economics remain a bit "iffy" going into the last half of 2010, the trend toward higher prices along with lower farm inputs are pointing to a good potential for strong equipment sales through year end.
In this short video clip, Manager of History & Corporate Archives Neil Dahlstrom provides a walk-through of John Deere’s impressive archives, and investment it has made to preserve the history and keep it accessible for generations to come.
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