Grain and Farm Suppl
Grain and Farm Supply Cooperatives Have Options for Managing Skyrocketing Insurance Costs
June 07, 2023 12:26 ET | CoBank
DENVER, June 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grain and farm supply cooperatives are facing sharply higher property insurance premiums due to the increasing frequency and severity of weather-related...
Valuations of Privat
Valuations of Privately Owned US Communications Companies Hold Steady Despite Slowdown in M&A Activity
June 05, 2023 12:52 ET | CoBank
DENVER, June 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The feverish pace of merger and acquisition activity in the U.S. communications market has slowed over the last year. Rising interest rates, supply chain...
Rising Cost of Grain
Rising Cost of Grain Storage Will Force Elevators to Lower Bids, Widen Basis
May 31, 2023 13:17 ET | CoBank
DENVER, May 31, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The cost of storing grain, commonly referred to as the cost of carry, has soared to record highs due to rising interest rates, high commodity prices and...
Major Shifts in Glob
Major Shifts in Global Energy Market Could Spell the End of Cheap Natural Gas
April 19, 2023 15:15 ET | CoBank
DENVER, April 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While U.S. natural gas futures prices have fallen sharply in recent months, higher prices and increased volatility could be on the long-term horizon as the...
CoBank Quarterly: Re
CoBank Quarterly: Resilient Labor Market Delays Inevitable U.S. Economic Slowdown
April 06, 2023 12:03 ET | CoBank
DENVER, April 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Turmoil in the commercial banking sector over the past month has created a new and unpredictable variable in the U.S. economic outlook. For now, the...
3 Emerging Risks on
3 Emerging Risks on the Horizon for the U.S. Farm Supply Sector
March 27, 2023 12:08 ET | CoBank
DENVER, March 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The outlook for agricultural retailers is generally favorable for 2023 following a year of record profits in 2022. However, the sector faces an emerging...
Rural Wireless Tower
Rural Wireless Tower Business is Becoming More Lucrative
February 15, 2023 13:36 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Feb. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rural wireless service is emerging as a growth opportunity for national wireless operators and network expansion in rural areas is rising as a result....
Electric Vehicles Lo
Electric Vehicles Loom Large in U.S. Power Grid Modernization
February 09, 2023 16:25 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Feb. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Since its inception, the U.S. electric grid has mostly operated smoothly as one synchronous machine with a one-directional flow of electricity to meet the...
CoBank Quarterly: In
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
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...