Power Grid Breakdown
Power Grid Breakdowns Reveal Need for Climate Resiliency Preparedness
April 01, 2021 14:19 ET | CoBank
DENVER, April 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Widespread power outages brought on by February’s deadly winter storm have raised new concerns about the future of grid resilience. The polar outbreak set...
Broadband Operators
Broadband Operators Can Capitalize on the Explosive Growth of Streaming TV
March 18, 2021 15:22 ET | CoBank
DENVER, March 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 2020 was a tipping point for growth in connected TV on-demand video streaming services, as millions of cooped-up consumers waited out the pandemic at home....
Spring Agronomy Outl
Spring Agronomy Outlook: A Time to Plant, a Time to Prosper
March 11, 2021 15:06 ET | CoBank
DENVER, March 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Farm supply cooperatives and distributors are positioned to benefit from an active and profitable spring agronomy season driven by high commodity prices,...
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Weak U.S. Dollar Benefits Some Agriculture Commodities, But Not All
February 25, 2021 13:15 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The value of the U.S. dollar weakened substantially since March 2020 and is expected to experience modest deflation in 2021. A weaker dollar generally makes...
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Distributed Energy Resources Evolve the Role of Electricity Suppliers
February 09, 2021 14:21 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Feb. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retail electricity prices have continued to rise over the last decade, despite the declining costs associated with generating electricity. Moreover, severe...
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Uneven Recovery in U.S. Foodservice Sector Implies the Same for Animal Protein
January 27, 2021 17:00 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Jan. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As COVID-19 spread across the country last year, it spurred the “great grocery grab of 2020” - a shift to at-home food consumption not seen since the early...
Rural Broadband Auct
Rural Broadband Auction Results Raise Concerns About Execution, Financial Risk
January 25, 2021 14:51 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Jan. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The results of the first round of the Federal Communications Commission’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) auction left many industry participants...
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CoBank Quarterly: Probable Boost in Fiscal Spending Lifts Outlook
January 14, 2021 13:15 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The coronavirus still dominates the economy and continues to impact rural industries, but with vaccines rolling out, the virus will slowly loosen its grip...
Mailbox Milk Prices
Mailbox Milk Prices Expected to Normalize in 2021 Following Year of Extreme Volatility
December 21, 2020 15:06 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Dec. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The pandemic in 2020 caused unprecedented market volatility in dairy prices, leading to lower milk checks for dairy producers. However, the price spread is...
CoBank Releases 2021
CoBank Releases 2021 Year Ahead Report – Forces That Will Shape the U.S. Rural Economy
December 17, 2020 15:44 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Dec. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The speed of the economic recovery will largely hinge on the availability, dissemination and reach of COVID-19 vaccines, pushing the expected burst of...