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Steven Johnson

Agronomy: Profitability Matters: Staying Ahead of the Curve in 2016 Finances

According to the USDA Economic Research Service, U.S. net farm income is set to decline by 36 percent in 2015, and commodity prices are not expected to improve in the foreseeable future. “Farmers are going to see more financial stress in the next six months, but they have many resources available to stay ahead of the curve on finances,” says Farm Management Specialist Steven Johnson, Ph.D., with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. In this episode of Profitability Matters, Johnson shares his insight on 2015 and 2016 commodity markets and steps farmers can take to ensure a financially strong 2016. [...]

By |November 17, 2015|
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