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California Cotton: Annual Tour For Textile Trade Set For October 24

California Cotton: Annual Tour For Textile Trade Set For October 24

👤by Gilbert Mohtes-Chan 🕔Sep 29, 2017

One of the nation’s few events offering the public an on-the-ground look at cotton production returns in October in the San Joaquin Valley. Growing in popularity over the past decade, the annual Cotton Tour attracts a cross section of consumers,

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Ag Research and Public Funding: Maybe It’s Time for a Shift

Ag Research and Public Funding: Maybe It’s Time for a Shift

👤By Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University Ag Economist; and Constance Cullman, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Since the Hatch Act was enacted in 1887, public funding of agricultural research has been a U.S. priority and often is cited as a cornerstone for U.S. agricultural abundance. Public funding currently is centered in Title VII of the Agricultural

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DTN Grain Close: Report Sends Soybeans Higher, Spring Wheat Lower

DTN Grain Close: Report Sends Soybeans Higher, Spring Wheat Lower

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Sep 29, 2017

USDA’s two reports on Friday had split effects with November soybeans closing up 8 3/4 cents and December Minneapolis wheat closing down 21 1/4 cents. Corn was modestly higher while December Chicago wheat closed down 6 3/4 cents.   Midday:

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USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 22.9 cents per pound for the week ending September 23, up 0.8 cent from the previous week. Marketings of all farmer stock peanuts for the week ending September 23

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Peanut Stocks: 991 Mln Pounds in Commercial Storage

Peanut Stocks: 991 Mln Pounds in Commercial Storage

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Peanut stocks reported in commercial storage on August 31, 2017 totaled 991 million pounds of equivalent farmer stock, compared with 1.24 billion pounds a year ago. This total includes 384 million pounds of actual farmer stock. Shelled peanuts on hand

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California Almonds: What To Do After The Last Nut Leaves The Field

California Almonds: What To Do After The Last Nut Leaves The Field

👤by Gilbert Mohtes-Chan 🕔Sep 29, 2017

During an upcoming field day, two University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisors will give almond growers tips about managing orchards after this season’s harvest. The event is set for October 9 in Los Banos. UCCE Merced County pomologist David Doll

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Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – The Grimes Family – Video

Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – The Grimes Family – Video

👤From the Georgia Peanut Commission 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Through the Eyes of a Farmer series visits with Philip, Andrew and Lauren Grimes of Tifton, Georgia. Philip has been recognized on the state level for producing high peanut yields for more than 20 consecutive years. He was also selected

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Midwest Fall Burndown: Start Date is a Moving Target – DTN

Midwest Fall Burndown: Start Date is a Moving Target – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 29, 2017

The weeds under the pivot in April spoke volumes to Kansas farmer Karl Jacobson.  A carpet of flowering henbit sliced a slim, purple path through an otherwise pristine soybean field, marking precisely where the center pivot had blocked the Kansas

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DTN Livestock Midday: Triple-Digit Gains Flood into Hog Futures

DTN Livestock Midday: Triple-Digit Gains Flood into Hog Futures

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Sharp triple-digit gains quickly moved into the lean hog complex Friday morning. Feeder cattle futures have posted late-morning losses as traders back away from the complex before month end. GENERAL COMMENTS: Sharp gains have quickly developed in lean hog futures

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DTN Grain Midday: Trade Slightly Lower Ahead of Stocks Report

DTN Grain Midday: Trade Slightly Lower Ahead of Stocks Report

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Trade is slightly lower at midday ahead of the stocks report. CORN Corn trade is 1 to 2 cents lower with trade marking time until the stocks report out at 11. Harvest progress should start to expand again as effects

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