Perry: Nursery Greenhouse Industry Expected To Remain Hot In 2021

As our Northwest Farm Credit Services Quarterly Commodity Snapshot series continues, we turn our attention to the nursery and greenhouse industry as well as fisheries. Bill Perry, Vice President at NWFCS, said their 12 month outlook anticipates strong profits for the nursery and greenhouse industry. “The industry continues to benefit from the pandemic’s effects on […]

Perry: Opportunities Exist For Apple, Cherry Growers In 2021

As our seven part series on Northwest Farm Credit Services’ Quarterly Commodity Snapshot Series continues, today we’ve reached the halfway point with apples and cherries. When it comes to apples, Bill Perry, Northwest Farm Credit Services Vice President said their 12 month outlook anticipates growers will break even. “Although prices are elevated for the current […]

Perry Expects Profitable Returns for Wheat & Hay Growers

Today’s Northwest Farm Credit Services’ Quarterly Commodity Snapshot Series transitions to wheat and hay. When it comes to wheat, NWFCS Vice President Bill Perry says their 12 month outlook anticipates profitable returns for producers. “Higher prices for wheat and crops grown in rotation will bolster producer returns.  The USDA raised export projections for white wheat, […]

Perry: Strong Profits Expected For NW Nursery, Greenhouse Sector In 2021

As we wrap up our six part Northwest Farm Credit Services quarterly Market Snapshot series, we take a look at fisheries and the nursery and greenhouse industries. Bill Perry, Vice President at NWFCS, expect strong profits for the Nursery and Greenhouse industry over the next 12 months. “The industry has benefited from the pandemic’s stay […]

Perry: “Slightly Profitable Returns” Expected For Tree Fruit

As we move in to the back half of our Northwest Farm Credit Services quarterly Market snapshot series, we turn our attention to apples and pears. Bill Perry, Vice President at NWFCS, said they expect to see slightly profitable margins for local apple growers. “A smaller crop and solid demand should increase prices. However, several […]

NWFCS Anticipates Profits For Dairy Cattle In 2021

As we start our six part series focused on Northwest Farm Credit Services quarterly Market Snapshot on local commodities, we start with dairy and cattle. Bill Perry, Vice President at NWFCS said the 12-month outlook on cattle suggests slightly profitable returns. “The national herd size is moderating, which is providing tailwinds to producer profitability. Instability […]

NWFCS: Timber, Nursery Expected To Enjoy A Positive 2020

As we wrap up our six part quarterly commodity snapshot series today, our attention turns to Timber as well as the Nursery and Greenhouse industry. Bill Perry, Vice President at Northwest Farm Credit Services said their 12-month outlook calls for slightly profitable margins for timberland owners and forest products manufacturers. “Although markets were improving at […]

Perry Expects Profits For Apples, Break-even For Pears

As we continue our quarterly commodity snapshot series, we move to the tree fruit industry. Northwest Farm Credit Services’ Bill Perry said when looking at the ear industry, their 12-month profitability index indicates break-even numbers. “A smaller crop is helping move the pears. However, pack outs are low this year and growers with poor quality […]

Perry: Good Year Expected For Cherry Growers, Wineries

As we conclude our week long Commodity snapshot series, we look at Northwest cherries and wines.  Bill Perry, Vice President for Lending and Insurance at Northwest Farm Credit Services said they expect slightly profitable returns for cherry growers.   “Mild weather during the growing season resulted in good fruit quality. Strong domestic demand after major […]

NWFCS Anticipates Mixed Results For Dryland Crops In 2020

As we continue our Northwest Farm Credit Services Quarterly Commodity Snapshot series we look today at the drylands.   “Northwest Farm Credit Services’ 12-month outlook suggests alfalfa profitability will moderate as producers intend to plant more acres in 2020,” said Bill Perry NWFCS Vice President. “Large inventory of mid-grade timothy continues to drive languid prices, […]