Crop Disease—November 1998 Issue
Everyone knows farmers are struggling with low prices and slowing markets due to the Asian economic crisis, but farmers in parts of the Ninth District face the greatest threat from crop disease
Just what is scab?
Scab, a fungal plant disease, is strikingly described by three Ninth District plant pathologists in the following excerpt from their December 1997 article in the journal Plant Disease.
Can the U.S. economy weather world storms?
Minneapolis Fed President Gary Stern observes the nation's resilient economic performance in light of current and potential economic crises
- Despite weakening conditions in the agricultural sector, bank data generally indicate good performance
Low commodity prices taking toll across the Ninth District.
Third Quarter 1998 Agricultural Credit Conditions Survey