Lower commodity prices. Shrinking farm incomes. The pressure is on for agricultural producers who are doing what they can to lower their expenses—including aggressively trying to negotiate price reductions on inputs.
But buying and selling inputs is about more than just price. What might be included if farmers were to use the bid sheets that are standard in other industries’ procurement approaches? Find out in Michael Boehlje’s new blog, Procurement strategies of commercial producers. Read it here.
National Conference Producers’ input-procurement strategies are part of a new category in the 2017 Large Commercial Producer Project. The research, outcomes and analysis will be featured at the National Conference for Food and Agribusiness, Nov. 7-8 on Purdue’s West Lafayette, Ind., campus. Learn more and register today!
October’s Dairy Data Dashboard By Alan Levitt Every month, USDEC aggregates domestic and global dairy data to create 10 charts displayed in a one-page, printable dashboard. The October Dairy Data Dashboard