The Latest

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Average quotations were 61 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

Read Full Article
DTN Livestock Midday: Sluggish Morning Trade

DTN Livestock Midday: Sluggish Morning Trade

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Livestock futures have remained sluggish through much of the morning Friday. But trade activity is starting to pick up allowing for wider price swings and increased volatility to develop near closing bell following sharp cash cattle gains during the week.

Read Full Article
Illinois Planting: Dealing with Cool and Wet Conditions

Illinois Planting: Dealing with Cool and Wet Conditions

👤By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 28, 2017

April has been a little warmer and drier than average so far this year, which has allowed a good start to corn planting and some progress in soybean planting. This is expected to change, with above-normal rainfall and below-normal temperatures

Read Full Article
Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – Mike Newberry – Video

Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – Mike Newberry – Video

👤From the Georgia Peanut Commission 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Through the Eyes of a Farmer series visits with Mike Newberry, farmer from Arlington, Georgia. Newberry is a fourth-generation farmer on Hillside Farms. He farms with his father, Ike, and their farm mainly consists of peanuts, cotton, corn and some

Read Full Article
DTN Grain Midday: Weather Pressure Intensifies

DTN Grain Midday: Weather Pressure Intensifies

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Row crops are weaker at midday with wheat mixed. CORN Corn trade is 4 to 5 cents lower at midday with selling picking up during the day session with the extended forecast looking drier. The weather forecast is still expected

Read Full Article
Clean Water Rule: Corps of Engineers and EPA Having a Throw Down – DTN

Clean Water Rule: Corps of Engineers and EPA Having a Throw Down – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 28, 2017

The Army Corps of Engineers was shut out of the waters of the United States rule making process, even though EPA indicated the WOTUS  (Waters of the United States) rule was drafted in a joint effort with the Corps, a

Read Full Article
NAFTA: Farm Groups Catch Their Breath as Trump Waffles on Decision – DTN

NAFTA: Farm Groups Catch Their Breath as Trump Waffles on Decision – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent and Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Major farm groups responded with shock and dismay Wednesday after reports that President Donald Trump is considering an executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement.  Politico first reported Wednesday that the White House

Read Full Article
Cargill Selling Out of the Cattle Feedlot Business – DTN

Cargill Selling Out of the Cattle Feedlot Business – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Cargill is getting out of the cattle-feeding business by selling feedlots in Kansas and Colorado to Omaha-based Green Plains Inc., according to announcements from both companies Wednesday.  The $36.7 million deal includes a multi-year agreement for Green Plains to continue

Read Full Article
DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Lower to Extend Prior-Day Losses

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Lower to Extend Prior-Day Losses

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Apr 28, 2017

July positioned for weekly reversal down. U.S. economy grew at the slowest pace in three years during the first quarter. Cash online sales increased to 166 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked slightly lower in the early going Friday,

Read Full Article
Livestock Market: Continued Strong Domestic, Export Beef Demand Expected

Livestock Market: Continued Strong Domestic, Export Beef Demand Expected

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 28, 2017

The cattle industry in general and feedlots in particular have done a good job managing growing livestock supplies for most of the last year, helping to minimize supply pressure coming to bear on cattle markets in the coming months. In

Read Full Article