CoBank Quarterly: Inflation is Beginning to Loosen its Grip
January 20, 2023 12:09 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Jan. 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. economy will progressively slow through the first half of 2023 and fears of a recession are still high, and still warranted. Inflation and interest...
CoBank Releases 2023 Year Ahead Report – Forces That Will Shape the U.S. Rural Economy
December 13, 2022 12:21 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Dec. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. economy still has considerable momentum and is not currently on the verge of recession. However, economists have never been more pessimistic and...
Cable Companies Losing Their Grip on Home Internet Market
November 15, 2022 14:47 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Nov. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National wireless operators T-Mobile and Verizon continue to disrupt the home internet business with their fixed wireless access (FWA) service, which...
Higher-Priced Turkeys on the Holiday Menu
November 01, 2022 17:40 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Nov. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. consumers can expect to pay more for their Thanksgiving turkeys this year as supplies have dwindled following the widespread outbreak of Highly...
Satellite Smartphones Could Eventually Answer the Call for Rural Connectivity
October 27, 2022 13:14 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smartphones with satellite connectivity could eventually prove vital for rural communities, delivering voice, data and broadband to Americans living in...
Growth of Edge Computing Brings New Revenue Potential for Rural Telecom
October 04, 2022 15:01 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As data storage and computing is increasingly decentralized, rural telecommunications companies have an opportunity to capitalize on the burgeoning edge...
Renewable Diesel Projected to Turbo Charge U.S. Biofuel Growth
September 28, 2022 15:25 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Sept. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- By producing fuel using sources with lower carbon intensity than traditional petroleum-based products, the U.S. biofuels sector is well-positioned to play...
Off-Farm Income Increasingly Important for Agricultural and Rural Economy
September 19, 2022 12:25 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Sept. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. farmers’ and ranchers’ increasing dependence on off-farm employment and income reveals the growing economic interconnection of rural communities and...
Avian Flu Remains a Persistent Threat to U.S. Poultry Supplies, Export Markets
September 06, 2022 13:06 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Sept. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The widespread outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) that roiled U.S. poultry production earlier this year and led to skyrocketing prices...
CoBank Quarterly: Economic Clouds Gather as Fears of Higher Rates and Weakening Conditions Linger
July 14, 2022 13:24 ET | CoBank
DENVER, July 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Effects from the pandemic and Ukraine war continue to reverberate through the global economy. Food and energy prices remain high, though prices for...