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Dicamba Lawsuits: U.S. Judicial Panel to Decide Best Venue – DTN

Dicamba Lawsuits: U.S. Judicial Panel to Decide Best Venue – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 19, 2018

Attorneys representing farmers from across the country who filed multiple lawsuits alleging off-target dicamba damage to their crops will try to convince a federal panel of judges next week that the cases should be heard in a single court.   The

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Drought Monitor Weekly: Rain in Some Areas but Severe Drought Building in SE and MW, Plains

Drought Monitor Weekly: Rain in Some Areas but Severe Drought Building in SE and MW, Plains

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center 🕔Jan 18, 2018

Summary A significant weather system impacted the lower Mississippi Valley and pushed northeast into the Ohio River Valley and the Northeast. The active pattern over the Pacific Northwest and northern Rocky Mountains continued, bringing much-needed rain and snow to these

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Tennessee: 7 Dicamba Training Sessions Next Week

Tennessee: 7 Dicamba Training Sessions Next Week

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee 🕔Jan 18, 2018

Here’s a look at Dicamba training opportunities over the next seven days:

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Gains Well Off Early Highs

DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Gains Well Off Early Highs

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jan 18, 2018

Traders digested news of the economy in China, the world’s largest cotton consumer, gaining steam, and looked ahead to the U.S. weekly export sales-shipments report. Cotton futures finished higher but well off the highs Thursday as traders digested news of

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DTN Retail Fertilizer: Poll Says Many Farmers Purchased Early – DTN

DTN Retail Fertilizer: Poll Says Many Farmers Purchased Early – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 18, 2018

Average retail fertilizer prices continued to shift higher the second week of January 2018, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. The good news for farmers facing higher fertilizer prices is a majority of farmers appear to have already purchased at

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Texas: Ag Forum, Amarillo, Jan. 26

Texas: Ag Forum, Amarillo, Jan. 26

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 18, 2018

“For more than 30 years, the Texas Ag Forum has provided policy and market outlook for Texas agricultural producers and commodity leaders providing informative analysis,” said Dr. Joe Outlaw, Texas Ag Forum secretary and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist, College

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Shurley on Cotton: Prices Continue to March Upward – Some Things to Think About

Shurley on Cotton: Prices Continue to March Upward – Some Things to Think About

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia Ag Economist 🕔Jan 18, 2018

New crop Dec18 futures now stand at over 75 cents. The reasons for much better prices seem fairly obvious but what has been somewhat surprising is the strength of the uptrend. Prices have now improved 5 to 6 cents or

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DTN Cotton Open: Jumps to Triple-Digit Current-Crop Gains

DTN Cotton Open: Jumps to Triple-Digit Current-Crop Gains

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jan 18, 2018

China’s economy grew a faster-than-expected 6.9% in 2017. Cash online sales increased to 26,377 bales on The Seam, including 24,253 bales of grower sales. Cotton futures surged to triple-digit current-crop gains on heavy volume in early dealings Thursday, rallying from

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Farm Growth: How to Evaluate the Options – 6 Criteria

Farm Growth: How to Evaluate the Options – 6 Criteria

👤By Michael Langemeier and Michael Boehlje, Purdue University Ag Economists 🕔Jan 18, 2018

There are numerous motivations for farms to expand their businesses. Even in today’s environment of tight margins, many farms are exploring expansion options. When exploring these options, it is important to address key questions pertaining to the farm’s strategy. A

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DTN Cotton Open: Finishes Above Prior-Day Highs

DTN Cotton Open: Finishes Above Prior-Day Highs

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Underlying mill fixations contributed to support. Jump in domestic prices and a rising rupee reported to have resulted in cancellation of some export sales of Indian cotton. A slight reduction in the U.S. crop estimate featured small regional cuts everywhere

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