A Weekly Update from the Red River Farm Network
Monday, April 15, 2019
Onward Upward – That was the theme for the National Agri-Marketing Association Conference in Kansas City. While commodity prices are down, the ‘Onward Upward’ philosophy would benefit all of us. Congratulations to North Dakota State University for winning the national student marketing competition at NAMA. On another topic, the feedback about RRFN’s TransFARMation radio and podcast series has been gratifying. The series will continue with another update next week.
RRV Outperforms the Rest of Minnesota – Statewide, Minnesota farm income was at a 23-year low this past year. That was not the case in the Red River Valley. Net farm income in the Red River Valley averaged more than $173,000 last year, up from a statewide average of $49,000. Farm Business Management instructor Ron Dvergsten gives the credit to decent yields and cash rental rates. “We also have a little more diversity in our corner of the state with farmers find a niche raising barley, canola, rye grass and those types of crops.” There are dramatic differences between the top 20 percent of farmers in the farm management program and the bottom 20 percent. The high profit group had net farm income of nearly $525,000 while the farmers on the opposite end of the spectrum suffered losses of more than $36,000. To be successful, Dvergsten advises farmers to know their numbers. “You don’t need to hit a home run every year. Sometimes getting that bloop single isn’t so bad either.”
Low Enrollment in ND Farm Mediation – There are few farmers enrolled in North Dakota’s Farm Mediation Service. The North Dakota Department of Agriculture says from October 1, 2018 to March 28, 2019, 43 farmers have inquired about financial help services. Seven of those farmers are undergoing credit counseling and one is enrolled in the farm mediation program. It is unknown why there are so few enrolled. The Ag Department says cases are more severe, some involve legal challenges. Lenders are also fielding more calls and inquiries on mental health and wellness. Learn more about the North Dakota Mediation Service. Listen to the story.
ND Cropland Values Hold Strong in 2018 – Cropland values and rents increased in parts of North Dakota in 2018. “A January survey by the North Dakota Department of Trust Lands reflected the impact of very strong yields and federal aid to producers in the form of Market Facilitation Payments,” explains Andy Swenson, NDSU Extension farm management specialist. Cropland values per acre were the strongest in the east central part of the state, increasing 13.5 percent to $2,248. The northwest region values increased 7.2 percent to $1,189. Values in the north central and southern Red River Valley increased to $1,692 and $4,064, respectively. The average increase was 1.2 percent to $1,766 in northeastern North Dakota. The average cash rent per acre increased by 3.6 percent in 2018, compared to a 4.6 percent decrease the previous year. Swenson says the 2019 crop year could challenge farm profits and lands values due to high production costs and low crop prices. The full findings can be found here.
No Surprises in April Supply/Demand Report – In the April supply/demand report, USDA reduced U.S. wheat feed and residual use by 10 million bushels and lowered exports by 20 million bushels. That resulted a 31.5 million bushel increase in wheat ending stocks, and carryout is estimated at 1.09 billion bushels. USDA raised the season-average farm price by five cents to $5.20 per bushel. USDA lowered corn feed and residual use by 75 million bushels to 5.3 billion bushels. Ethanol use dropped 50 million bushels to 5.5 billion bushels. Corn exports were reduced by 75 million bushels to 2.3 billion bushels. With supply unchanged and lower usage, USDA raised ending stocks by 200 million bushels to 2.04 billion bushels. Changes to U.S. soybean supplies included lower imports, higher seed usage and lower ending stocks. USDA kept soybean crush and exports unchanged, resulting in a five million bushel decrease in carryout of 895 million bushels.
What’s Hot, What’s Not in the Markets – In this week’s edition of ‘What’s Hot, What’s Not in the Markets,’ Advance Trading risk management advisor Tommy Grisafi offers insight into the outside markets, planting delays and trade.
Be Prepared With an Alternative Plan – In the current market environment, price targets may not be reached. Northland Community and Technical College Farm Business Management Instructor Betsy Jensen is advising farmers to have a Plan B. “Take a hard look at time deadlines and make sure you get some forward contracting done, even if you do it through gritted teeth.” Jensen says it is not too early to be pricing 2020 crops. “The prices are not braggable, but respectable.”
Fewer and Bigger Farms a Trend in Most Recent Ag Census – There are fewer farms across the Northern Plains, in-line with the national trend. That’s according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. There is a big decline in North Dakota farms. The state has more than 26,300 farms, down 15 percent from 2012. In South Dakota, there are fewer than 30,000 farms, down six percent. In Minnesota, there are just over 68,800 farms, down from 74,500 in 2012. The average size of farms continues to increase, also in-line with the national trend. An average North Dakota farm is 1,492 acres, up 18 percent. The average size of farms in South Dakota is 1,443 acres, up seven percent from 2012. The average size of a Minnesota farm is 371 acres, up from 349 acres in 2012.
Negotiations Continue for the U.S. and China – A trade deal between the U.S. and China may be near. Over the weekend, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said progress is being made and they are close to the final round of negotiations. The two sides have reportedly finding common ground on the enforcement of any trade deal. Monetary policy, including the concern over currency manipulation, has also been addressed. U.S. and Chinese officials will meet by phone this week.
Trade Talks with Japan Begin – Trade negotiations between the United States and Japan begin today. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is meeting with Japan’s economic minister today and tomorrow. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue wants a “very quick agreement” with Japan cutting tariffs on agricultural products. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be in the U.S. later this month and President Donald Trump is expected to be in Japan in early May.
Keeping U.S. Wheat Competitive in a Top Market – U.S. spring wheat is competitive in Japan in the short term. In the long term, there is concern longer term U.S wheat will be at a disadvantage compared to Canadian and Australian wheat because of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. U.S. Wheat Associates Vice-President of Communications Steve Mercer says tariffs on U.S. wheat will remain at a certain level and other tariffs will be reduced. “There’s about a $20 difference per metric ton, which is 50 cents per bushel. Right now, we’re still competitive there.” Mercer says the U.S. wheat industry wants trade talks with Japan to begin soon. “We’re hoping the Japanese government would consider treating us equally during the negotiations. That’s entirely up to them.”
Canola Minute – The Canola Minute is made possible by the Northern Canola Growers Association.Trade and tariffs remain top of mind for canola growers. Hear more from NCGA Executive Director Barry Coleman about tariffs on canola oil in this week’s update.
Assistance for Flood Damaged Grain Being Considered – Midwest farmers have lost grain in bins due to extreme flooding this spring. Insurance typically covers grain bins and equipment to move the grain, however that doesn’t apply to the contents of the bins. Also, USDA disaster programs do not cover stored grain impacted by flood waters. In response, House Agriculture Committee Chair Collin Peterson is calling for a one-time payment for the damages. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has backed Peterson, saying a one-time payment is something that should be considered.
FSA Loan Limits Increase – USDA’s Farm Service Agency has increased limits for direct and guaranteed loans. The Direct Operating Loan limit increased from $300,000 to $400,000 and the Guaranteed Operating Loan limit increases from $1.4 million to $1.75 million. Limits for farm ownership loans have also risen. Beginning farmers can now receive up to a 95 percent guarantee against the loss of principle and interest on a loan.
ND Legislative Report – The North Dakota Senate unanimously passed House Bill 1020, an appropriations bill, this past week. Listen to more in the North Dakota Legislative Report, brought to you by NDFB, North Dakota Soybean Growers Association, North Dakota Corn Growers Association and North Dakota Farmers Union.
Hold-Even Budget Prevails in the Senate for NDSU Extension – An appropriations bill, HB1020, for NDSU Extension the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station was unanimously passed out of the Senate. Greg Lardy, interim director for NDSU Extension and the ND Ag Experiment Station, says one advancement in the Senate’s version is a hold-even budget. “That includes nearly a $3 million move forward for the main station and $1.2 million for branch stations,” says Lardy. There is concern about the House’s version, which calls for cuts to the Experiment Station and Research Extension Center Network. The Senate and House bills now move into conference committee, where three senators and three representatives will be assigned to the committee. Lardy expects work on the bill to begin as early as next week. Hear more in this interview.
Private Property Rights Bill Moves to Conference Committee – Senate Bill 2315 was heard on the North Dakota House floor yesterday. The bill seeks to alter the state’s trespassing and posting laws. After much debate and a series of amendments, the final bill passed by a vote of 55 to 38. The version passed by the House would make minimal changes to existing private property laws. Both the Senate and House bills will now move to a conference committee, which will sort through the differences starting next week, April 15.
Federal Court Rules on FM Diversion – U.S. District Court Judge John Tunheim has ruled construction can begin for the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project. Tunheim granted a preliminary injunction in September of 2017, but the DNR, Diversion Authority and Army Corps of Engineers asked the judge to allow construction to go on. North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum applauded the ruling.
MFBF Update – Here’s the latest from the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation. It’s “crunch time” in the state legislative session. According to MFBF Associate Director of Public Policy Josie Lonetti, there are a couple key bill deadlines come up. Listen to the update.
House Combines Omibus Bills – The Minnesota House Ways and Means Committee combined the omnibus housing finance bill with the omnibus agriculture and food finance bill and sent to the House floor. Ways and Means Committee Chair Lyndon Carlson Sr. said this strategy will make it easier to line up the House bill with the Senate agriculture, rural development and housing finance bill. The conference committee action will take place after the Easter/Passover break.
Promoting Pollinator Populations – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has signed an executive order to support pollinators. It calls on the Department of Natural Resources and the Board of Water and Soil Resources to enhance and protect habitat for pollinators. Habitat will also be protected on state highways and rights-of-way. The executive order calls on the Minnesota Department of Agriculture to promote the judicious use of pesticides and reduce harm to pollinators. The Environmental Quality Board is being directed to establish a plan to engage the public and support efforts to conserve pollinators, like the Monarch butterfly.
Pollinator Promotion a “Step in the Right Direction” – According to Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Paap, Governor Tim Walz’s order supporting pollinators is a step in the right direction. “For agriculture specifically, we want to make sure there is increased education and promotion of best management practices,” says Paap. “We also need to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s science-based risk assessment process.” According to Paap, initial educational efforts will be focused around seed stewardship. “If there are seed spills, we need to make sure they are covered up. Also, we’ll be working with the Governor’s office and Department of Ag to make sure there is responsible use of pesticides.”
MN Corn Matters – Corn Matters is a weekly update from Minnesota Corn Growers Association. Corn growers continue to push for year-round sales of E15. Hear more about how producers can support that effort from MCGA President Brian Thalmann.
Fieldwork Begins in Western ND – While farmers in the central and eastern parts of North Dakota endured blizzard conditions this past week, some farmers in the western part of the state are planting. Hazen, North Dakota farmer John Weinand started planting barley Friday. Half of his field pea crop is planted. “Our soil conditions are actually really good. I’m probably pushing the envelope a little on soil temperatures,” he says.” I guess we’re dormant seeding. I’ve done that in the past and it’s worked out.” Weinand says there are other farmers in the area out in the field, too.
Sunflowers: One Option to Diversify Market Risk – According to USDA, farmers are expected to plant 1.2 million acres of sunflowers this spring. National Sunflower Association Executive Director John Sandbakken says the estimate for oil type varieties was lower than industry expectations. “We were looking for a 10 to 15 percent increase,” says Sandbakken. With demand outweighing supplies, the sunflower industry needs more acres in 2019 than estimated by USDA. Sandbakken says diversifying market risk with sunflowers could be one option for farmers. “They are a crop that can be planted later in the season, and contracts are still available.”
Weed Management Strategies: Episode Four – Knowing how to differentiate between Palmer amaranth and waterhemp is crucial as farmers scout their fields. NDSU Extension Weed Scientist Joe Ikley explains more on weed identification in the fourth episode of Weed Management Strategies. Listen to the podcast here, on iTunes or download a podcast app on Google Play. The series is presented by the North Dakota Soybean Council.
Good Seed Treatments Can Help Success in Field – The possibility of cool, wet soil conditions going into spring planting means an increased chance of seedling diseases. FMC Technical Service Manager Ryan Hunt recommends starting with a good seed treatment. “With wet soils and seeds sitting in the ground extra long, there’s more time for pathogens to come in,” says Hunt. “Farmers should start with a solid seed treatment and also, some in-furrow protection.” Hunt says the goal is to get that seedling up and out of the ground as quickly as possible. “For a corn plant, 150 bushels are made by the five-leaf stage. You want them as healthy as they can be early.”
SD Ranchers Share Their Storm Stories – Snowfall finally started to trickle out of western South Dakota late Thursday evening. It was a long 24-hour period for ranchers tending to livestock. According to South Dakota Stockgrowers Association Executive Director James Halverson, the middle of the state took the brunt, again “They were hardest hit last time and had major flooding. There could be over 18 inches of snow in those areas,” says Halverson. In southeast South Dakota, ranchers also battled Mother Nature for an extended period of time. Taylor Grussing, a cattle producer at Chamberlain, recalls the rain setting in about 8 o’clock Wednesday evening. “That eventually switched to snow, along with 30 plus mile-per-hour winds,” says Grussing. “We’re going out every hour or two, checking for newborn calves and checking cattle health. A lot of us don’t have barn space for every single calf.” Halverson says this weather is tough on ranchers. “But producers are resilient as well. If there are people that need help, it’s okay to reach out.” Listen to the story.
MN Cattle Producers Recover from April Storm – Livestock producers in the Northern Plains weathered the recent blizzard, but the greatest challenges may lie ahead. According to Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association Executive Director Ashley Kohls, producers concerned about what will happen in the next week or two. Health issues can pop up in a calf born in the cold. “A lot of those guys pulled calves out of snowbanks and made makeshift shelters to protect them,” says Kohls. Over the winter months, producers have also lost barns and other structures to house livestock. “There are some cattle producers that are struggling. The recent weather is kind of adding insult to injury.” Kohls says a number of resources are available on both a state and national level. The Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline is also available at 833-266-2390.
Immediate LIP Assistance Available for Producers – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has approved a request to provide immediate Livestock Indemnity Program assistance to producers who’ve experienced losses. USDA will also delegate program approval to Farm Service Agency County Committees. The request came from a bipartisan group of Senators, including John Thune and Mike Rounds of South Dakota and John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer of North Dakota.
SD Corn Comments – Last week, South Dakota farmers endured another winter storm. Hear more about conditions in this week’s Corn Comments, a weekly feature from the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council.
ND Stockmen Launch Nebraska Disaster Relief Program – The North Dakota Stockmen’s Association and Foundation launched a disaster relief program to help Nebraska ranchers who suffered losses in recent flooding. “You see all of the devastation on the news and social media. Videos of grain bins busted and pictures of cattle lost and being rescused,” says NDSF President Warren Zenker, a cattle producer from Gackle. “We’ve actually had a number of members call and want to help our neighbors to the south.” The organizations have already pledged $10,000 of their own to kick start the effort. People looking to provide financial support can send checks to the NDSA office at: 407 South 2nd Street, Bismarck, ND 58504.
SD Stockgrowers Offer Relief Resources – South Dakota farmers and ranchers experienced significant losses during last month’s snow storm and flooding. As a result, the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association is compiling a list of producers in need of assistance. In addition, the Rapid City Catholic Social Services has funds specifically earmarked for disaster relief. More information can be obtained by calling the Stockgrowers office at 605-342-0429.
Use Caution with Early Grazing – Feed lots are muddy and forage supplies may be running short, which has producers itching to get cattle out on grass. However, NDSU Extension livestock environmental stewardship specialist Miranda Meehan says producers should proceed with caution when turning out livestock. “Grazing too early can decrease forage production by as much as 60 percent,” says Meehan. “It also leaves pastures vulnerable to disease and weed infestation.” Based off growing degree days, pasture growth is currently behind. “The recommended time to begin grazing native range is mid to late May. This year, it could be one to two weeks behind.” Meehan explains there are strategies to minimize the impacts of early grazing, such as supplementing forages. Listen to the story.
World Pork Expo 2019 Canceled – The National Pork Producers Council announced the 2019 World Pork Expo has been canceled. The decision comes as African swine fever continues to spread in China and other parts of Asia. Currently there is no vaccine for the disease, prompting event coordinators to exercise caution in preventing its spread into the United States. World Pork Expo is held each June at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, hosting 20,000 visitors over three days.
Biosecurity Efforts Grow to Address African Swine Fever – The African swine fever situation isn’t improving in China. Pipestone Holdings veterinarian Gordon Spronk is back in the U.S. following a trip to the country in late March and says China is trying to improve biosecurity via transport systems. “They’ve been purchasing their own trucks, improving the transport system, truck washes and truck drying systems,” says Spronk. “Anything else they can do to stop the movement.” Biosecurity measures are also being implemented in the U.S. Listen to the story.
New SD State FFA Officer Team Announced – The 2019-2020 South Dakota State Officer team was named during the final session of the South Dakota FFA Convention on Tuesday. President is Shelby Ruhland of the Wall FFA Chapter. “It’s such an amazing organization,” says Ruhland. “There is a great future ahead.” Vice-President is Blake Pulse of the McCook Central FFA Chapter. Tori Rasnussen from the Alcestor Hudson FFA Chapter is secretary. Nathan Linke from the Sanborn Central Woonsocket FFA is treasurer. Reporter is Sadie VanderWal from the Northwestern Area FFA Chapter and the sentinel is Sami Wiseman of the Tri-Valley FFA.
The Importance of Inconvenience – The National FFA Organization Western Region Vice-President Shea Booster was in Brookings, South Dakota for the South Dakota FFA Convention. As the keynote speaker during the second general session, he talked about the importance of inconveniences. “People think inconveniences are tedious and a waste of time, but inconveniences can really be the things that make us work harder and do things in new ways.”
Finalists Named in SD Farmers Union Farm Safety Trivia Contest – Four teams were selected as finalists in the South Dakota Farmers Union Safety Quiz Bowl during the South Dakota FFA Convention. Those teams are the Wolsey-Wessington FFA, Platte-Geddes FFA, Hoven FFA and Howard FFA Chapters. SDFU Executive Director Karla Hofhenke says the goal of the event is minimize farm accidents. “When farmers get in a hurry or tired, that’s when more accidents happen. That’s why they’re called accidents,” she says. “We hope this will help young people follow through on what you’re supposed to do, even when they are tired or hurried on-farm.” The finalists will compete at the South Dakota State Fair later this year.
Leadership Conference Focuses on Changes in Agriculture – The Women’s Agricultural Leadership Conference took place Wednesday in Chaska, Minnesota. In its 21st year, the event helps attendees develop leadership skills, create a network and stay informed about issues impacting agriculture. Conference co-founder Doris Mold says all ages and areas of agriculture are encompassed. “We have everyone from a middle school student to a retiree that attends,” says Mold. This year’s theme is “Changing the Agscape,” focused on the ever-evolving environment of agriculture. Mold says the opening general session addressed how diversity can change the future. “We’re not just looking at the diversity of people, but also the diversity in technology, structure, policy and more. Also, farm stress is a huge area we’re focused on because of the changes in agriculture.”
Dry Bean Scene – Each week, the Northarvest Bean Growers Association brings growers the latest news on markets, trade, crop conditions and more. Get the details in this week’s Dry Bean Scene, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
Farmers Union Leaders Meet With STB – North Dakota Farmers Union President Mark Watne and South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke met with members of the Surface Transportation Board this past week to discuss rail shipping costs and the impact for farmers. With only four major rail companies in the U.S., Watne said the rail industry is operating as a monopoly.
Vietnam Bans Importation of Glyphosate – Vietnam has decided to ban the importation of glyphosate. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is disappointed in the decision, saying the move will have negative impacts on global ag production. There is the risk that Vietnam’s farmers could turn to illegal chemicals in place of glyphosate. USDA has shared science-based studies with the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture, showing glyphosate is unlikely a carcinogenic threat to humans. The country has also bypassed notifying the World Trade Organization of the regulatory change.
Glyphosate Toxicological Profile Released – The Center for Disease Control study found no association between the exposure to glyphosate products and the risk of cancer. At they same time, the report refused to rule out a possible association between glyphosate and the risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The report coincides with action in the courts with allegations that exposure to glyphosate contributed to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
A Big Day for Duluth-Superior Port – The first saltie for the 2019 shipping season will dock at the Port of Duluth-Superior today. The Maria G will be loaded with 21,000 metric tons of spring wheat and head to Italy. The first ship of the season will be celebrated in a ceremony this afternoon in Duluth.
Beet Stock Values – According to Acres & Shares, 16 American Crystal Sugar Company beet shares traded through brokers this past week at $3,500 per share.
CHS Ag Services Allocates Patronage Dividends – CHS Ag Services has allocated nearly $13 million in patronage dividends to eligible members for the 2018 fiscal year. From that total, more than $2 million has been paid out in cash. CHS Ag Services is based at Warren, Minnesota and has 21 locations in northwest Minnesota and northeast North Dakota. CHS Ag Services is a locally-based retail division of CHS Inc.
Coen Promoted at FMC – Starting May 1, Christina Coen will assume the role of U.S. commercial director for FMC Corporation. Coen currently serves as the North America marketing director and will succeed commercial director John Kasper, who will retire in June.
Midwestern BioAg Hires New CEO – Kevin Kimm has been named the chief executive officer for Midwestern BioAg. Kimm previously served as a vice president at The Mosaic Company and spent time with Syngenta and Novartis.
New Holland Names Davis as Brand Leader – New Holland Agriculture has named Brett Davis as brand leader for North America. Davis most recently served as president of CNH Industrial Capital. In the new role, Davis will work with New Holland’s dealer network, customers and employees to drive further innovation.
House Ag Committee Adds Staffers – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson has announced the addition of two staff members. Isabel Rosa joins the Committee as senior council. Previously, Rosa was an ag policy analyst with the Congressional Research Service. Grayson Haynes will serve as assistant to the Committee. Haynes is a recent University of Delaware graduate, and served as a government relations intern with Ducks Unlimited.
ND Farmer Joins CFTC Advisory Committee – Buffalo, North Dakota farmer Randy Melvin has been named a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Agricultural Advisory Committee. Melvin is president of the North Dakota Corn Growers Association and chairs the National Corn Growers Association Risk Management Action Team.
Last Week’s Trivia – Ben Bailey was host of the TV game show ‘Cash Cab,’ hosting the broadcast from his New York City taxi cab. Bob Volk of Pinnacle Ag was the first to respond with the correct answer. Erin Nash of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting, Cody Dedow of Bader Rutter, Brad Hertel of Meridian Seeds and McIntosh farmer Joan Lee earn runner-up honors. The ‘first 20’ rounds out with Keith Finney of Tharaldson Ethanol, Bob Lebacken of RML Trading, Mark Bernard of AgroEconomics, Harvey farmer Bill Ongstad, Laurie Hoffman of VistaComm, Mandy Kvale of Farm Credit Services of Mandan, Lloyd Kuster of Bremer Insurance, Jim Altringer of Dakota Plains Ag, Keith Rekow of Dairyland Seed, Annette Degnan of CHS, Evonne Wold of Vigen Construction and Karlstad farmer Kurt Aakre.
This Week’s Trivia – Easter is the second largest candy-eating holiday in the U.S. What is the first? Send your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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