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Global Rough Rice Prices Unchanged from Last Week

Global Rough Rice Prices Unchanged from Last Week

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 18, 2017

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting marketing loan gain (MLG) and loan deficiency payment (LDP) rates

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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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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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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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Arkansas Rice: Making Variety Decisions for 2018

Arkansas Rice: Making Variety Decisions for 2018

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas Rice Extension Agronomist 🕔Oct 17, 2017

As we wrap up harvest it’s already time to make planting decisions for 2018.  It’s turned out to be a great year for rice yields and prices have improved so there is a lot more optimism right now than this

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Rice: USA Rice Asks for Govt. Crackdown on Mislabeled Products

Rice: USA Rice Asks for Govt. Crackdown on Mislabeled Products

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔Oct 17, 2017

It’s only natural for manufacturers, competing for the ever-dwindling attention of consumers, to make product claims to set theirs apart. But a rise in these statements that range from the incredulous to the spurious has forced USA Rice to bring

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California: San Joaquin County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Excessive Rains

California: San Joaquin County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Excessive Rains

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

USDA has designated San Joaquin County in California as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by excessive rain that occurred from Oct. 1, 2016 through May 1, 2017. Farmers and ranchers in Alameda, Amador, Calaveras,

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Rice Outlook: Global Ending Stocks Projected Highest Since 2000/01

Rice Outlook: Global Ending Stocks Projected Highest Since 2000/01

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

There were only minor revisions to the U.S. 2017/18 rice supply-and-use balance sheet this month. The only supply-side revision was a 1.1-million hundredweight (cwt) decrease in the U.S. production forecast to 178.6 million cwt, 20 percent below a year earlier.

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Dicamba is Now a Restricted Use Pesticide Says EPA’s New Label Rules – DTN

Dicamba is Now a Restricted Use Pesticide Says EPA’s New Label Rules – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Growers will have access to dicamba to spray on dicamba-tolerant crops in 2018, but the herbicides will come with new label restrictions and will be categorized as restricted use pesticides.  EPA announced Friday that the dicamba “registrants voluntarily agreed to

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AgFax Weekend: BASF to Buy Bayer Liberty; CRP Suspends Enrollment

AgFax Weekend: BASF to Buy Bayer Liberty; CRP Suspends Enrollment

👤From AgFax 🕔Oct 13, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – BASF to Buy Bayer Liberty; CRP Suspends Enrollment; Dicamba Label Change for Big 3; and more.

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