As a Research Analyst for Decision Innovation Solutions (DIS), Chris is responsible for analyzing economic and agricultural data to assist clients in making informed strategic business decisions. In this role, he will assist clients in the areas of farm policy, feasibility assessment and economic impact analysis. Read more about Chris here.
Farmers face challenging market prices in 2019 and diminished (or negative) returns due to costs of production that are not decreasing as rapidly as the projected Iowa crop values this year.
2018 saw decreased hog prices received for most months compared to 2017. This was partially due to trade disputes that have remained.
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