Pro Farmer Tour 2020
LENEXA, Kan., Aug. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Thousands of farmers, agribusiness executives and national and local media attended a series of meetings across the Midwest this week as part of the annual . But in a year with challenging planting conditions for most of the North American corn growing regions, even a tour this late in the summer carries a healthy does of uncertainty given just how .
“The Pro Farmer Tour found what we suspected they would find,” says Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group. ( AgWeb ) The grain markets sank lower again. For the week ending Aug. 23, December corn . Lance Honig, crops chief at the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, and other USDA staffers left the privately-run Pro Farmer tour and police will be present on upcoming stops of the trip .
The Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour unveiled the stresses the corn and soybean crops faced following an excessively wet spring and record slow planting pace this year. Scouts on Crop Tour sampled around . “It was up to my waist, so that’s some of the best soybeans we’ve seen,” said Peter Meyer, with S&P Global Platts who served as a Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour eastern leg scout this week. Meyer came .
Pro Farmer Tour 2020 : Soybeans were also looking better on the fourth and final day of the Pro Farmer tour, scouts said, a rare bright spot in a U.S. Farm Belt struggling with the U.S.-China trade war in addition to poor . Said Pro Farmer: “Market reaction to our tour data this week signals trade realises the verdict is very much still out regarding this year’s crops.” Day three crop tour results found an average corn .