It’s Not All Bad: 7 Positive Stories for Production Agriculture in 2016

By David Widmar and Brent Gloy

In traveling across the country and meeting with thousands of producers we’ve noticed the sentiment has turned quite bleak this winter and spring. From the media to even our own blog posts, there have been constant reminders of how bad the financial and economic conditions are. The overwhelming load of bad news comes after a run of overwhelmingly good, positive stories during the agricultural boom.

All this bad news is starting to be a bit depressing so we thought it was time to step back and think about a few of the positive economic trends for production agriculture.  Below are seven positive trends as 2016 gets underway. (more…)