The Buzz: Farmers Plan More Of The Same For 2015

The Buzz: Farmers Plan More Of The Same For 2015

Farm Futures' first planting intentions survey shows growers love soybeans

Farmers are still worrying about 2014 production, but many are already planning what they'll be putting into the ground in the year ahead. Farm Futures conducts the first survey of growers' planting intentions, and our first estimates show the trends from 2014 still in play: More soybeans, less corn and a little more wheat.

Analyst Bryce Knorr will discuss the outlook for the year ahead at the Farm Progress Show, where Senior Editor Bob Burgdorfer talks about international affairs affecting agriculture.

Watch the conversation using the video link below.

Farm Futures' first planting intentions survey shows growers love soybeans

Bryce Knorr, Senior Market Analyst, Farm Futures, first joined Farm Progress in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former future introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Market Review on FarmFutures.com, he writes weekly reviews for key commodities and crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

Farm Futures Senior Editor Bob Burgdorfer comes to Penton Farm Progress with experience as a reporter covering grain markets and other global news with Reuters, Inc. A journalism graduate from Kansas State University, Bob has also worked at daily newspapers and Knight-Ridder as a commodity reporter, covering grains and livestock. He has earned five writing awards for his coverage of Mad Cow Disease, immigration issues and other international breaking news stories.

TAGS: USDA Soybean
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