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DTN Grain Close: Soybeans Finish at New Lows

DTN Grain Close: Soybeans Finish at New Lows

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔May 25, 2017

November soybeans finished with their lowest close in eight months Thursday as the anticipation of record plantings continues to weigh on prices. Corn and winter wheat contracts ended a little lower in another day of low-volume trading ahead of Memorial

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DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Rally Sharply

DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Rally Sharply

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔May 25, 2017

Firm gains quickly moved into the market late Thursday morning as June live cattle posted triple-digit gains. The renewed buyer support is based on sluggish market activity, more than changing fundamentals developing across the complex. GENERAL COMMENTS: Trade volume remains

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Louisiana: Northeast Research Station Field Day, St. Jospeh, June 20

Louisiana: Northeast Research Station Field Day, St. Jospeh, June 20

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔May 25, 2017

The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station will showcase research and demonstration plots at a pest management and crop production field day on June 20 in St. Joseph. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts. Field tours will run

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DTN Grain Midday: Soybean Strength Gives Way to Fresh Selling

DTN Grain Midday: Soybean Strength Gives Way to Fresh Selling

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔May 25, 2017

Trade is mixed with soybeans down, wheat up and corn near flat. CORN Corn trade is flat to 2 cents lower at midday with spillover pressure from soybeans this morning. Crop weather will be the main market driver moving forward,

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Cotton: An Active Plant Bug Year In Midsouth? – AgFax

Cotton: An Active Plant Bug Year In Midsouth? – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 25, 2017

Cotton has started squaring more noticeably in some of the earliest fields. A few preventive plant bug sprays are being considered. Plant bug numbers already are high in some wild hosts. See comments by Gus Lorenz.

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Southeast Cotton: How Late Can You Plant In 2017? – AgFax

Southeast Cotton: How Late Can You Plant In 2017? – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 25, 2017

How late will growers plant cotton now and how has thinking about “late planting” perhaps changed?

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DTN Cotton Open: Inches Up Following Export Sales Report

DTN Cotton Open: Inches Up Following Export Sales Report

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔May 25, 2017

U.S. weekly upland export sales for this season fell to a marketing year low of 16,200 running bales, while upland shipments slipped to 332,800 RB but remained above the pace needed to achieve the USDA estimate. Cancellations were much lower

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Texas: Ag Workshop and Farm Tour, Adkins, June 2-3

Texas: Ag Workshop and Farm Tour, Adkins, June 2-3

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 25, 2017

The Texas AgrAbility and Battleground to Breaking Ground Project are hosting a free farm tour and workshop June 2-3 geared toward veterans, beginning farmers and ranchers, individuals with disabilities and those starting in an agriculture business. The tour and workshop

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Texas Plains Cotton: Managing Early Season Wireworms

Texas Plains Cotton: Managing Early Season Wireworms

👤By Suhas Vyavhare and Katelyn Kesheimer, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 25, 2017

It’s go time for the cotton planters on the Texas High Plains. Planter wheels are turning throughout the region with clouds and patchy rain loomed in the forecast. There has been some early planting underway and we already are seeing

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DTN Livestock Open: Mixed Start for Markets

DTN Livestock Open: Mixed Start for Markets

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔May 25, 2017

Look for live and feeder cattle contracts to open a mixed basis thanks to a combination of follow-through selling and short covering. Lean hog futures should also begin with mixed price action tied to light bull spreading and pre-holiday positioning.

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