Articles Agriculture Archive

 Richard (Rick) Mills Ahead of the Herd  As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information  Drought is a normal recurring feature of the climate in most parts of the world. It doesn’t get the attention of a tornado, hurricane or flood. It’s slower and less […]

 Gold’s sharp selloffs since mid-March have been mostly driven by American futures speculators’ heavy selling. These traders dramatically slashed their long bets on gold while ramping up their shorts. The resulting deluge of supply flooded the market and temporarily overwhelmed demand. But intense bouts of gold-futures selling quickly burn themselves out, and …

 The six members of the European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board and the 16 governors of the euro area central banks vote on where to set the rate. We watch interest rate changes closely as short term interest rates are the primary factor in currency valuation.  A higher than expected rate is positive for the […]

During the past couple months several indexes, sectors and commodities have sold off more than 10 – 20%. But now some are looking like new buying opportunities. Over the next week I will bring a few of these trades to your attention as they start to unfold. Today we are looking at the TAN solar […]

During the past couple months several indexes, sectors and commodities have sold off more than 10 – 20%. But now some are looking like new buying opportunities. Over the next week I will bring a few of these trades to your attention as they start to unfold. Today we are looking at the TAN solar […]

During the past couple months several indexes, sectors and commodities have sold off more than 10 – 20%. But now some are looking like new buying opportunities. Over the next week I will bring a few of these trades to your attention as they start to unfold. Today we are looking at the TAN solar […]

By Richard (Rick) MillsAhead of the herd As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information Over the next fifty years, as we add another 4.5 billion people to the world’s population, global demand for food will increase almost 70% if population growth predictions are correct. […]

A Harsh Reality

Richard (Rick) MillsAhead of the Herd As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information The second half of the 20th century saw the biggest increase in the world’s population in human history. Our population surged because:  Medical advances lessened the mortality rate in many countries […]

Richard (Rick) MillsAhead of the Herd As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best informationThe approaching storm I wrote about in last year’s article The Rising Cost of Survival has certainly struck many countries with a vengeance. I thought it would be an appropriate time to […]

By Richard (Rick) Mills As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best informationIn the spring of 1869 a German Chemist named Charles Rasp immigrated to Australia for his health. Unable to find work in his chosen trade Charles learned to ride a horse and began wrangling […]