Current strength in agriculture ‘not a flash in the pan,’ USDA analyst says

Some farmers have been pinching themselves because of the  high commodity prices they’ve experienced this year. Are those prices a  one-time thing or part of a long-term trend? USDA’s Michael Dwyer says the  current prosperity could be here to stay unless it gets derailed by a  recession in Europe. Dwyer spoke at the USA Rice Federation’s annual Outlook  Conference in Austin, Texas.