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Ag Loans: Are Past Arguments Against Raising Rates Valid? – Commentary

Ag Loans: Are Past Arguments Against Raising Rates Valid? – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Oct 18, 2017

In designing the APAC/TFU supply management program for the 8 major storable crops (barley, corn, cotton, grain sorghum, oats, rice, soybeans, and wheat), the corn loan rate was set at 95 percent of the full US cost of production. The

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DTN Grain Open: Another Day Lower and Deeper in Red

DTN Grain Open: Another Day Lower and Deeper in Red

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Oct 18, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was fractionally lower, November soybeans were 1 cent lower, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 2 cents lower. CME Globex Recap: The grain and oilseed complex was lower again Wednesday morning, with markets acting

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Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Corn producers in the High Plains wait out wet weather and potentially problematic conditions as global commodity market conditions worsen for U.S. producers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo, said rain

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Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing

Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Cotton harvest is in full swing. Early reports are that the cotton crop might be a

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Louisiana Field Reports: Most Areas in Need of Moisture as Harvest Wraps Up

Louisiana Field Reports: Most Areas in Need of Moisture as Harvest Wraps Up

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Sugarcane planting wrapped up the first of last week. Hay producers have completed their second cutting in

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South Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

South Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending, October 15, 2017. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Unfortunately our area was inundated with rain for most of the week and shut down fieldwork last week and this week. Defoliated cotton

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Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Hurries Along, Minimal Damage from Nate

Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Hurries Along, Minimal Damage from Nate

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Comments Henry Dorough, Talladega County Hurricane Nate brought high winds and plenty of rain to the area early last week but caused relatively minimal damage to crops. Cotton

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Arkansas Field Reports: Mostly Dry Conditions Aid Harvest

Arkansas Field Reports: Mostly Dry Conditions Aid Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Russ Parker, Crittenden County “Harvest progressed rapidly with many producers finishing last week. Yields have been above average across all crops. Ground

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Georgia Field Reports: Sporadic Rains Delay Harvest

Georgia Field Reports: Sporadic Rains Delay Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Comments Wade Hutcheson, Spalding County Hot conditions through Sunday. Rain early last week encouraged winter grazing planting to begin. Soybean harvest is slowly starting and producers are starting

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Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Received 1 to 2

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