Producers in the Hoopeston area will soon have a convenient new source of quality agronomy products and services. United Prairie will begin construction this spring on our new location just east of town.
Managing costs is on every farmer’s mind as the ag economy continues to lag entering the 2018 production season. How to best do that is the question our agronomy sales staff has been hearing a lot recently.
At United Prairie, we place a very high value on local research. All sorts of products and practices come to the market with some big claims. Our goal is to determine which products will actually perform, and provide a consistent return on investment, under the growing conditions we encounter in our trade area.
Due to dry weather in Argentina, soybean prices showed recent strength despite rising ending-stocks projections for the current marketing year. At 530 million bushels, the current forecast for soybean ending stocks represents a 228 million bushels increase over last marketing-year’s ending