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South Dakota: Oglala Lakota County, Indian Reservation Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

South Dakota: Oglala Lakota County, Indian Reservation Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 31, 2017

USDA has issued two primary natural disaster area notices for South Dakota. The first is: Oglala Lakota County in South Dakota has been designated a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Farmers

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Iowa: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

Iowa: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 31, 2017

USDA has designated Davis, Henry, Keokuk and Van Buren counties in Iowa as primary natural disaster areas due to a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in the following counties in Iowa also qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties

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Peanut Stocks: 1.8 Bln Pounds in Storage, Utilization Up 3%

Peanut Stocks: 1.8 Bln Pounds in Storage, Utilization Up 3%

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 31, 2017

Peanut stocks reported in commercial storage on September 30, 2017 totaled 1.81 billion pounds of equivalent farmer stock, compared with 1.51 billion pounds a year ago. This total includes 1.28 billion pounds of actual farmer stock. Shelled peanuts on hand

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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 31, 2017

The following prices are effective from 11/01/17 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 11/07/17. The next announcement is scheduled for 11/07/17 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.32 per ton for Runner peanuts * $413.60 per ton for

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DTN Grain Close: Winter Wheat Falls to New Lows, Puts Scare Into Corn

DTN Grain Close: Winter Wheat Falls to New Lows, Puts Scare Into Corn

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Oct 31, 2017

December Chicago wheat and December K.C. wheat both fell to new contract lows Tuesday as premiums in the futures contracts continue to dissipate over time. December corn ended 3 cents lower, but January soybeans held steady with a quarter-cent gain.

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Farm Bill: “Technical Adjustments,” and “Tweaks”

Farm Bill: “Technical Adjustments,” and “Tweaks”

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 31, 2017

Jacqui Fatka reported on Friday at Farm Futures Online that, “House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas, said [on October 25th] that the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has sped up its analysis of farm bill provisions that the committee is

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DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Gain Support

DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Gain Support

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 31, 2017

Strong follow through buyer support has moved into nearby live cattle and feeder cattle trade. This upward support continues to drive end of the month trade activity into the complex. GENERAL COMMENTS: Strong gains have redeveloped late Tuesday morning despite

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DTN Grain Midday: Corn, Wheat Move Lower

DTN Grain Midday: Corn, Wheat Move Lower

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Oct 31, 2017

Winter wheat scores new lows this morning, with row crops mixed. CORN Corn trade is 2 to 3 cents lower at midday with trade moving back to the lower end of the range. Ethanol margins are stable with the recent

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Midwest Soybeans: Unlocking the Yield Potential, Lessons Learned – DTN

Midwest Soybeans: Unlocking the Yield Potential, Lessons Learned – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Oct 31, 2017

Travis Albin’s enthusiasm for pushing soybean yields seems to mirror the bounding golden retriever named Harley that seldom leaves his side. The Villa Grove, Illinois, young farmer spent a good share of his summer with his nose in the rows

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Down Inside Prior-Day Range

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Down Inside Prior-Day Range

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 31, 2017

U.S. cotton harvesting advanced to 46% complete, boll opening expanded to 93% and crop conditions declined slightly. Cash online sales increased to 5,886 bales. Cotton futures ticked slightly lower in quiet early dealings Tuesday on this last day of October,

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