Monthly Archives: January 2012

Statement from U.S. Commerce Department Chief Economist Mark Doms on Personal Income and Outlays in December 2011

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis today released data on personal income and outlays for December 2011. Personal income rose 0.5 percent in December, significantly higher than the 0.1 percent rise in November and… Continue reading

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Brazil’s Parana corn and soybean yields worse than expected – AgroConsult

Brazil’s Parana corn and soybean yields worse than expected – AgroConsult

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US Noaa rain maps 1-30

US Noaa rain maps 1-30

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Overnight numbers 1-30

Overnight numbers 1-30

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Feltes CWG AM Weather_1-30

Feltes CWG AM Weather_1-30

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Daily Livestock Report 1-30

Daily Livestock Report 1-30

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Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson on the Advance Estimate of Gross Domestic Product in the Fourth Quarter 2011

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis today released the advance estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2011.  Real GDP rose 2.8 percent at an annual rate, up from 1.8 percent in the third quarter… Continue reading

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Iowa Stakeholders Meet with USDA Officials to Discuss Renewable Energy Opportunities

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to facilitate a meeting with many rural energy stakeholders that USDA Rural Development works closely with here in Iowa. Joining me in the discussion were representatives from the Environmental Law and Policy Center, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, MidAmerican Energy, USDA Farm Service Agency, Community Vitality Center at Iowa […] Continue reading

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Mexican Drought threatens food supply

Mexican Drought

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US Noaa rain maps 1-27

US Noaa rain maps 1-27

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