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Annual National Black Growers Council Conference, Tunica, MS, Dec. 11-13

Annual National Black Growers Council Conference, Tunica, MS, Dec. 11-13

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 21, 2017

The National Black Growers Council (NBGC) has announced the dates for its upcoming 2017 annual conference.  The event will be held December 11-13, 2017 at the Gold Strike Hotel & Resort located in Tunica, MS.  Hotel registration for the event can be made by dialing

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DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Lower for First Time in 5 Days

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Lower for First Time in 5 Days

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Suspected profit-taking pulled the market off new three-month highs. Sizable batch of unpriced mill on-call sales reported in unshipped export commitments. Red flag warning issued on Texas High Plains. Cotton futures settled lower Tuesday, reversing off new three-month highs amid

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DTN Grain Close: Wheat a Little Higher on Quiet Trade

DTN Grain Close: Wheat a Little Higher on Quiet Trade

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Winter wheat led Tuesday’s grains with modest gains in a quiet, pre-holiday session. December K.C. wheat was up 4 1/4 cents, helped by commercial buying, while corn and soybeans napped their way to slightly lower closes.   Midday: Wheat is the

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Soybean Yields – Finding the Right Combination of Grit, Determination and Technology – DTN

Soybean Yields – Finding the Right Combination of Grit, Determination and Technology – DTN

👤By Dan Crummett  Progressive Farmer Contributing Editor 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Most sports coaches will confess that talent can win games, but character and attitude win championships. Zack Rendel would add that studying and deploying the winning practices of champions doesn’t hurt the odds either.   Last winter, Rendel told a room

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Indigo Corn Demonstrates Significant Yield Gains on Farms Experiencing Severe Water Stress

Indigo Corn Demonstrates Significant Yield Gains on Farms Experiencing Severe Water Stress

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Indigo Ag, Inc has released preliminary data from its microbial seed treatment for corn. Indigo Corn was commercially launched in the spring of 2017. Like Indigo Wheat and Indigo Cotton, Indigo Corn was developed from naturally occurring, in-plant microbes to

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Ag Bankers: Economic Cycles and Advising Farmers When it’s Time to Get Out – DTN

Ag Bankers: Economic Cycles and Advising Farmers When it’s Time to Get Out – DTN

👤By Elizabeth Williams DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Nov 21, 2017

The general mood at the National Agricultural Bankers Conference was still upbeat, thanks to stable farm land values, low interest rates and better livestock prices. But the more than 700 bankers from 37 states and Canada at last week’s meeting

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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 21, 2017

The following prices are effective from 11/22/17 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 11/28/17. The next announcement is scheduled for 11/28/17 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.32 per ton for Runner peanuts * $413.60 per ton for

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U.S. Weed Scientists Testing Aussie Seed Destructor Through Its Paces

U.S. Weed Scientists Testing Aussie Seed Destructor Through Its Paces

👤By Elton Robinson, Contributing Editor 🕔Nov 21, 2017

U.S. scientists in 3 regions – Corn Belt, South and Mid-Atlantic – have been running this system for at least 2 years  and have drawn a number of conclusions.

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Herbicide Resistance: Latest News, Tips And Trends – AgFax Weed Solutions

Herbicide Resistance: Latest News, Tips And Trends – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤Staff Report 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Cost of resistance, winterizing sprayers, cold weather effects on burndown and U.S. weed scientists test the Aussie seed destructor and like the way it performs.

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DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Surge Higher

DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Surge Higher

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Firm gains in beef values and the development of cash cattle trade even though prices have slipped lower is sparking widespread triple-digit gains in all cattle futures. Hog markets remain under light pressure replacing early-week gains. GENERAL COMMENTS: Triple-digit gains

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