US Hogs and Pigs Inventory Up By One Percent

Lizzy Schultz

The latest Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) states that there is an increase in the number of hogs and pigs in this country. As of December 1, there were 68.3 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms. The number is a 1 percent increase from December 2014, as …

Farmers Optimistic About 2012

Cindy Zimmerman

Our first BASF Production Poll is in the can and it was no surprise to find that growers are overwhelmingly optimistic about the 2012 growing season. According to the poll: 65% of farmers think things are looking up this year. 29% say it’s about the same Just 6% think this year will be worse and that winter did their fields …

BASF Introduces Production Poll

Cindy Zimmerman

With the 2012 crop year now underway, we’re introducing the BASF Production Poll. This new poll will be conducted twice each month during the season with timely questions that we think both farmers and non-farmers alike will find interesting. We’d love to hear from you. So let’s get started with our first one. How do you think the 2012 growing …