Agri-marketersí outlook remains positive despite drought, livestock losses

Nov. 16, 2012 -- A poll conducted among agribusiness executives last month by Agri Marketing magazine and the ABM Agri Council showed that the majority think the current ag economy is positive. On a scale of 0 (lowest) to 100 (highest), the overall Agri-Marketerís Confidence Index (AMCI) scored an 87, which compares to 81 when the poll was conducted last June. The current conditions index retreated some while future expectations are up and overall are still very optimistic. For the full results, click here.

By Matt Kinsman