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Western Region Pecans: Harvest Just Picking Up, Demand Is Good

Western Region Pecans: Harvest Just Picking Up, Demand Is Good

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were light. Demand was good for good quality pecans. Harvesting is still in its early stages, but is picking up considerably, with almost all areas currently harvesting. Numbers are expected to

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Texas Pecans: Light Deliveries, Moderate Demand

Texas Pecans: Light Deliveries, Moderate Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Deliveries by growers to delivery points were fairly light. Demand was good for good quality pecans. Harvesting is expected to increase lightly this week, and to increase next week. Much buying interest continues for the export trade to China. Demand

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Oklahoma Pecans: Harvest Mostly Finished, Marketing Active

Oklahoma Pecans: Harvest Mostly Finished, Marketing Active

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Pecan harvesting was mostly slow to moderate as most growers have finished with fairly light clean-up type harvesting remaining. Moderate temperatures and abnormally dry weather helped this year’s harvest finish relatively quickly. Marketing in all areas was mostly active. Deliveries

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Louisiana Pecans: Market Steady Despite Nut Issues

Louisiana Pecans: Market Steady Despite Nut Issues

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Very light deliveries this week. Many of the lots have black rot and sprouting showing up and are having to be cleaned up and retested. The market is about steady with most of the sales being sold as retail off

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Georgia Pecans: Market Trending Lower

Georgia Pecans: Market Trending Lower

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Deliveries were light and the market is trending lower. Interest from the commercial shellers and accumulators for domestic trading and from the export market is moderate; while retail gift-pack businesses are fairly active. Trading is moderate. A few growers have

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Sawyer On Crops: How Did Pecans Finish? – South Georgia Pine Podcast

Sawyer On Crops: How Did Pecans Finish? – South Georgia Pine Podcast

👤Andrew Sawyer, Wilcox County, Georgia, Extension Coordinator 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Andrew Sawyer, Wilcox County, Georgia, Extension Coordinator, brings us an update on how the pecan crop seems to be finishing out. His guest on this episode of South Georgia Pine: Lenny Wells, Georgia Extension pecan specialist.

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Iowa Farmland Values, and the Corn Belt Economy – ‘At a Crossroads’

Iowa Farmland Values, and the Corn Belt Economy – ‘At a Crossroads’

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Dec 13, 2017

The 2017 Iowa State University Land Value Survey was released on Tuesday, and showed that farmland values climbed 2% this year.  The survey was conducted in November by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University and

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The Market, 2017: Winners and Losers – DTN

The Market, 2017: Winners and Losers – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Ready or not, 2017 is just a few weeks away from flipping the calendar. I always find it interesting to step back and take a look at the winners and losers for the year. As we saw in last year’s

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Global Markets: Cotton – India’s Stocks Lower on Higher Use

Global Markets: Cotton – India’s Stocks Lower on Higher Use

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

India’s forecast 2017/18 ending stocks have been lowered substantially in the December WASDE, from 13.2 million bales to 11.7 million. This change partly reflects a 500,000-bale cut to production, only partly offset by a 300,000-bale cut in exports, but is

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Global Rough Rice Prices Unchanged from Last Week

Global Rough Rice Prices Unchanged from Last Week

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting marketing loan gain (MLG) and loan deficiency payment (LDP) rates

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