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After adjusting for inflation, the net farm income is expected to be the highest since 1973, largely reflecting several expected higher year-end crop inventories as a result of the record corn harvest, USDA said.
it’s a whole new world already compared to the last enacted bill in 2008, which passed by veto-proof margins and was helped along then by added money for nutrition and continued direct cash payments to farmers.
House Republicans and Senate Democrats are far apart on the issue, with the GOP aiming to cut $40 billion in funds over 10 years. Democrats’ number is $4 billion. The White House’s report sharply criticizes the House bill, saying it would completely eliminate access to SNAP for 3.8 million low-income people next year.
For the 2013-2014 corn marketing year, hogs are offering an estimated $6.85 per bushel if the profits from hog production are assigned to the value of corn.
Bearish corn market news is everywhere these days, but in the long run lower corn prices will help rebuild export demand and reinvigorate the livestock sector, several ag economists said.