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AgFax Weekend: Monsanto Rejects Offer; EPA Transform Label; Air Tractor in Drone Business

AgFax Weekend: Monsanto Rejects Offer; EPA Transform Label; Air Tractor in Drone Business

👤From AgFax Media LLC 🕔May 27, 2016 Read Full Article
Rose on Cotton: Bulls Get a Hit But Market in Overbought Territory

Rose on Cotton: Bulls Get a Hit But Market in Overbought Territory

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔May 27, 2016

It was quite a week for the bulls – not only in cotton, but in the grains, as well. ICE July futures surged, gaining 261 points on the week and has traded in excess of 1000 points on this year’s

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Farm Estate Planning: Tax Items That Changed in 2011 – DTN

Farm Estate Planning: Tax Items That Changed in 2011 – DTN

👤By Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive 🕔May 27, 2016

  Just as it pays to monitor your blood pressure or cholesterol levels, it’s worth checking the health of your estate plan. Besides changes in your wealth or the status of your personal situation — marriages, divorces, births and deaths

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FAS: Farm Partnerships and Joint Ventures Get 30-Day Extension – DTN

FAS: Farm Partnerships and Joint Ventures Get 30-Day Extension – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 27, 2016

Does USDA know if you are actively engaged yet? The department announced Friday a 30-day extension for farmers to record their organizational structures with the Farm Service Agency to determine active engagement in farming. The deadline has been extended to

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Cleveland on Cotton: Price Line Hangs Firm; U.S. Sales to China Surprise

Cleveland on Cotton: Price Line Hangs Firm; U.S. Sales to China Surprise

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Professor Emeritus, MSU 🕔May 27, 2016

Demand, well yes, but not for raw cotton. It is the demand pressure on money managers to find profitable trades that have driven speculative fund money to the agricultural commodity pits in search of profits. The grain complex, particularly oilseeds,

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔May 27, 2016

Spot cotton quotations were 109 points higher than 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

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Texas: Private Applicators License Training, Canyon, June 15

Texas: Private Applicators License Training, Canyon, June 15

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 27, 2016

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Randall County will conduct a Texas Department of Agriculture Private Applicators License Training on June 15. The training will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kuhlman Extension Center, 200

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Fractional Losses

DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Fractional Losses

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔May 27, 2016

On-call report showed extremely light activity in the July contract. New CAI estimate pegged India’s crop at 26.68 million statistical 480-pound bales. Upland cotton under loan fell to 1.049 million RB. Cotton futures settled on fractional losses amid a late

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Farm Loans: Counterparty Risks Can Blow Up Without Warning

Farm Loans: Counterparty Risks Can Blow Up Without Warning

👤By Danny Klinefelter, DTN Farm Business Adviser 🕔May 27, 2016

Counterparty risk has become an increasing concern for lenders in assessing a borrower’s risk profile. Counterparty risk is defined as the risk that a party to a transaction will fail to fulfill its obligations. Producer production and marketing contracts are

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USDA Extends Deadline for Recording Farm Structure

USDA Extends Deadline for Recording Farm Structure

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 27, 2016

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a one-time, 30-day extension to the June 1 deadline for recording farm organization structures related to Actively Engaged in Farming determinations. This data is used to determine the level of interest an individual holds

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