Over the last 3 weeks we looked at the USDA Agricultural Projections to 2026 for corn, soybeans, and wheat. We used those projections to calculate the profit/loss per acre for the average US farmer for each of the 3 crops
6:00 a.m. CME Globex: May corn was 1 cent lower, May soybeans were 4 cents lower, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was fractionally lower. CME Globex Recap: Markets in general were lower overnight into Thursday morning with the exception
Farmers who lead commodity groups asked the House Agriculture General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee on Tuesday to continue the commodity programs in the 2014 farm bill, but to make the benefits more generous to help counter commodity prices
Small early gains saw sellers retake the market, though corn managed to score a last minute rally. Rumors are that Mexico is looking for South American corn, which would be a blow to the U.S. corn market. Expectations for Friday’s
As we head toward USDA’s Prospective Plantings report on Friday, March 31, it seems widely accepted that soybean acres will be higher in 2017 and corn acres lower due to soybeans’ more attractive new-crop prices. December corn was trading at
With the Xtend technology now available, hopefully everybody is gearing up with the correct nozzles and application knowledge needed to be successful.
A severe freeze in mid-March has likely damaged much of the wheat crop in Kentucky. The extent and severity of the damage will be better known one to two weeks after the freeze when baseline estimates can be made. Normally,
It is nearly April and many producers are itching to start planting soybeans in Mississippi.
Sensitive areas and susceptible crops are not the same when considering applications of the new auxin herbicide products. An actual physical buffer is required when a herbicide application is made to a field with a sensitive area in proximity downwind.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2017 marketing assistance loan rates by county for wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other oilseed” (canola, crambe, flaxseed, mustard seed, rapeseed, safflower, sesame seed and
Over the last 3 weeks we looked at the USDA Agricultural Projections to 2026 for corn, soybeans, and wheat. We used those projections to calculate the profit/loss per acre for