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Arkansas: Cotton Acreage at Record Low, Sorghum Acreage Triples

Arkansas: Cotton Acreage at Record Low, Sorghum Acreage Triples

👤By Ryan McGeeney, Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 30, 2015

In the wake of several major weather events throughout the spring, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service announced Tuesday that it will resurvey four states, including Arkansas, Texas, Kansas and Missouri in order to reassess acreage and

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Grain TV: All Grains Up By Double-Digits

Grain TV: All Grains Up By Double-Digits

🕔Jun 30, 2015

All grains were up by double digits by the end of the day. Quarterly grain socks and the acreage report were likely the drivers of the higher market prices.

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Indiana, Nebraska: Lots of Rain, But It Could Be Worse – DTN

Indiana, Nebraska: Lots of Rain, But It Could Be Worse – DTN

👤By Richard Oswald, DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Jun 30, 2015

INDIANA – Maple Leaf Farms “More rain, rain, rain. But it could be a whole lot worse.” That’s the way DTN View From the Cab farmer Lane Robinson described last week at his farm outside of Cromwell, Indiana. Lane traveled

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Midwest Corn: Leaf Disease – To Spray or Not to Spray? – DTN

Midwest Corn: Leaf Disease – To Spray or Not to Spray? – DTN

👤By Pamela Smith and Emily Unglesbee, DTN/Telvent 🕔Jun 30, 2015

Illinois farmer Adam Watson is playing the waiting game when it comes to corn disease this year. Unrelenting rains across most of the Midwest have resulted in very early outbreaks of corn leaf diseases such as northern corn leaf blight,

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Corn, Soybean Stocks Near Pre-Report Estimates – DTN

👤By Katie Micik, DTN Markets Editor 🕔Jun 30, 2015

Corn and soybean stocks as of June 1 came in near pre-report estimates, at 4.45 billion bushels and 625 million bushels, respectively. USDA also expects record soybean acreage at 85.14 million acres, up from March’s Prospective Plantings estimate of 84.6

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Indiana: Corn, Soybean Losses Potentially Up to $475M

Indiana: Corn, Soybean Losses Potentially Up to $475M

👤By Keith Robinson, Purdue University, Ag Answers 🕔Jun 30, 2015

Indiana’s corn and soybean crops in a month of rain have gone from among the best to among the worst, with Purdue Extension agricultural economist Chris Hurt now estimating that production could decline by $475 million. Indiana has dropped from

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Ohio Corn: Flooding Kills Off Crops, Ponding Could Hurt Performance

Ohio Corn: Flooding Kills Off Crops, Ponding Could Hurt Performance

👤By Tracy Turner, Ohio State University 🕔Jun 30, 2015

Excessive rain and extensive flooding and ponding have taken a toll on corn fields across Ohio, and could leave some growers facing sudden death of their plants now or diseased crops and potential long-term yield loss later, according to an

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Shurley on Cotton: Acreage Estimate Comes in Low – But Now There’s Even More to the Story

Shurley on Cotton: Acreage Estimate Comes in Low – But Now There’s Even More to the Story

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia Cotton Economist 🕔Jun 30, 2015

The long-awaited and much anticipated first estimates of actual crop acres planted for 2015 are out. Pre-report estimates by observers and analysts for cotton ranged mostly from 9.1 to 9.5 million acres with some lower and some higher. The estimate

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Rice Stocks Markedly Higher Than Last Year

Rice Stocks Markedly Higher Than Last Year

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 30, 2015

Rough rice stocks in all positions on June 1, 2015 totaled 71.3 million hundredweight (cwt), up 42 percent from the total on June 1, 2014. Stocks held on farms totaled 10.2 million cwt and off-farm stocks totaled 61.1 million cwt.

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Grain Stocks Higher Than June 2014

Grain Stocks Higher Than June 2014

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 30, 2015

Corn stocks in all positions on June 1, 2015 totaled 4.45 billion bushels, up 15 percent from June 1, 2014. Of the total stocks, 2.28 billion bushels are stored on farms, up 22 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks,

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