NEWS
Chinese Policy Hard on Soy Farmers
Lin Tan DTN China Correspondent
Wed Dec 24, 2014 06:20 AM CST

BEIJING (DTN) -- Dewen Sun is not sure whether he should sell his soybeans or keep them for a while. First, he does not know the price trend in the following months, and second, he does not know whether he will still be qualified to receive the government subsidy if he sells his soybeans now.

"I have about 3.5 tons (128 bushels) of beans to sell this year. But, I may keep it for a while and see how the regulation goes," said Sun, a farmer in Jilin province. Sun is also a small seed dealer in his town.

China's ...

Quick View
  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Can you trim inputs while growing soybeans in 2015? Here's a look at what you can and can't cut.
  • Fescue Workaround Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on ca...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
  • Sample With Precision Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiratio...
  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
  • She's Got It All Alicia Mielke is a farm girl originally from Harrington, Wash., who continues to lend a hand to h...
  • Ask the Vet Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breed...
Related News Stories
(none currently available)