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Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Put Hamper on Corn Planting

Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Put Hamper on Corn Planting

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Field conditions have allowed for some corn to be planted this week. Many areas are still wet. A great deal of sweet

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Louisiana Field Reports: Corn Planting Winding Down, Rice Chugging Along

Louisiana Field Reports: Corn Planting Winding Down, Rice Chugging Along

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents “Corn planting is complete. Earlier planted corn is up and looking good. Rain the end on last week will be helpful.” Carol

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Virginia Field Reports: Mostly Warm, Dry; Some Freeze Damage in Wheat

Virginia Field Reports: Mostly Warm, Dry; Some Freeze Damage in Wheat

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Continued dry conditions. Only

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North Carolina Field Reports: Widespread Freeze Damage in Wheat; Growers Gearing Up for Planting

North Carolina Field Reports: Widespread Freeze Damage in Wheat; Growers Gearing Up for Planting

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. Extension Comments Warmer than normal conditions followed by snow and cold temperatures have damaged some of the small grain crops. The county is still suffering from lack of rainfall

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Livestock Producers and Industry Divided Over USDA Proposed Rules – DTN

Livestock Producers and Industry Divided Over USDA Proposed Rules – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Major livestock and meatpacker groups on Friday (3/27/2017) called on USDA to withdraw proposed rule changes to the Packers and Stockyards Act.   The extended comment period ended Friday for an interim final rule and proposed rules under the Grain

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Louisiana: Wheat, Oat Field Day, Winnsboro, April 19

Louisiana: Wheat, Oat Field Day, Winnsboro, April 19

👤By Craig Gautreaux, LSU AgCenter 🕔Mar 27, 2017

The LSU AgCenter will hold a wheat and oat field day on April 19 at the Macon Ridge Research Station located south of Winnsboro. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The field day will include both indoor presentations and field

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Welch on Grain: Livestock Feed Use on Par with Last Year, Below Average

Welch on Grain: Livestock Feed Use on Par with Last Year, Below Average

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Market Situation Crop Conditions. Crop conditions in Brazil appear to be mostly favorable with a record soybean crop of 108 mmt (3.968 billion bushels) and a corn crop of 91.5 mmt (3.328 billion bushels). The current corn yield estimate is

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Per Acre Payment Caps – Don’t Expect Them to Go Away

Per Acre Payment Caps – Don’t Expect Them to Go Away

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Limits on payments by farm commodity programs have been a contentious issue in recent farm bills. Several types of limits now exist, including a 10% cap on the payment per base acre by ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage). This 10% cap

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Grain Markets: Corn Prices Moving Forward

Grain Markets: Corn Prices Moving Forward

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Listen to MP3 Podcast May corn futures prices tumbled to the lowest price level since December during the week ending March 24. Large crop estimates from around the world placed downward pressure on the corn market despite some positive domestic

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles Near Low as Acreage Report Looms

DTN Cotton Close: Settles Near Low as Acreage Report Looms

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Strong correlation noted between cotton planted area and the ratios of expected cotton prices to corn and soybeans, adjusted for soil moisture on the Texas High Plains at planting time. Planting neared completion in the Texas valley. Upland loans outstanding

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