Many of you are in the midst of preparing financial statements for 2016. It is important to take the time to prepare a complete and accurate set of financial documents that include an accrual income statement and a balance sheet.
The Mar contract picked up 77 points on the week, settling at 73.04. Spreads weakened over the course of the week, but the July – Dec spread remains heavily inverted at greater than 200 points of negative carry. The Dec
Early burndown applications with clethodim on Italian Ryegrass generally work slowly (5 to 6 weeks for optimum effect), so making the application as early as possible has several benefits.
The supplemental labels for XtendiMax and Engenia use in Xtend crops both indicate that the optimum wind speed window to apply either herbicide is between 3 and 10 mph.
Cotton prices ended on an upbeat as the market spent the week consolidating gains it made two and three weeks ago when it broke above the 72 cent trading mark and established a new trading range. The nearby March New
The California Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy will be holding its annual Plant and Soil Conference January 31 and February 1 in Fresno, California. Program information and agenda are available here. Keynote presentation: “Agricultural Information Overload-Separating Fact from Fiction”
Average quotations were down 54 points from the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,
U.S. export commitments widened the lead over year-ago bookings to 3.7 million running bales or 66%. Mills priced 1,609 lots in spot March. Cotton futures finished on modest gains Friday after spot March posted its session high right after USDA
Unfortunately, most of us know someone who has been injured in a farming accident. One of my own family members was involved in a serious accident a few years ago. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety (NIOSH), in
Farmers considering a switch or transition to organic crops have a lot to read right now if they want to keep pace with changes happening in the industry. Several changes