Ag Confidence Index Results
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Mon Mar 23, 2015 07:35 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Crop farmers in the Midwest are no longer alone in their pessimism about the agriculture economy. Livestock producers and farmers in the south aren't feeling good about their prospects either, according to the latest results of the DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agriculture Confidence Index.

At 98.8, the pre-planting Agriculture Confidence Index is the most pessimistic since DTN began conducting the survey in April 2010, but it's still fairly close to a neutral reading.

An index value of 100 is considered neutral while higher values indicate optimism and lower values reflect pessimism. DTN surveyed 500 farmers and ranchers across ...

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