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Rice Harvest Reports – Big Chunks Of Coastal Crop Finished – RiceTec

Rice Harvest Reports – Big Chunks Of Coastal Crop Finished – RiceTec

👤From RiceTec 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Texas – Derrol Grymes With a good, dry week, a majority of the guys on the west side of the district will be wrapping up first crop by the weekend. The east side guys are rolling strong as well, but they are

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Drought Outlook: Expect Improvements for the Midwest, Plains to Remain Dry

Drought Outlook: Expect Improvements for the Midwest, Plains to Remain Dry

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Adam Allgood, NOAA 🕔Aug 17, 2017

During the boreal fall months, climatological precipitation decreases across the Plains, and increases over the Northwest, while the transitional month of October is generally a drier time of year for much of the Nation. Above normal temperatures are favored to

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Drought Monitor: Cooler Temps Offer Relief, Bring Widespread Rains

Drought Monitor: Cooler Temps Offer Relief, Bring Widespread Rains

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Jessica Blunden, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Summary Temperatures were cooler than average for much of the contiguous U.S. this week, including 4-8 degrees F below average across a large part of the Plains and Midwest this past week. Only Washington and Oregon saw temperatures more than

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DTN Fertilizer Trends: Still Singing the Low Song

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Still Singing the Low Song

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Average retail prices for all but one of the eight major fertilizers were lower the second week of August 2017 compared to a month earlier, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. The average price of 10-34-0 was $440 per

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2018 Farm Bill: What Shiny Object Will be a Distraction this Time? – Commentary

2018 Farm Bill: What Shiny Object Will be a Distraction this Time? – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue launched his “Back to Our Roots” farm bill tour at the Wisconsin State Fair on August 3, 2017. At the same time, members of Congress were back in their home states and districts holding listening

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Rice Market: Prevailing World Rough Prices Down from Last Week

Rice Market: Prevailing World Rough Prices Down from Last Week

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 16, 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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U.S. Rice Offers Cooking Advantage Over Domestic Taiwanese Varieties

U.S. Rice Offers Cooking Advantage Over Domestic Taiwanese Varieties

👤By Jim Guinn, USA Rice 🕔Aug 15, 2017

At a foodservice seminar held in Taichung, Taiwan, last week, researchers presented results showing U.S. rice varieties have a distinct advantage in cooking yield over domestic varieties. When cooked, both U.S. medium and long grain rice had a higher volume/weight

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Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast Lowered 4.8 Mln Cwt

Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast Lowered 4.8 Mln Cwt

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

The U.S. 2017/18 U.S. rice crop forecast was lowered 4.8 million cwt to 186.5 million cwt this month. The reduction is based on the first survey-based yield forecast of 2017/18 crop year by NASS. Production in 2017/18 is projected to

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NAFTA: Mexican Shippers Look at Possibility of Changing Courses- DTN

NAFTA: Mexican Shippers Look at Possibility of Changing Courses- DTN

👤By Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Aug 15, 2017

After last week’s brush with Tropical Storm Franklin, talk of NAFTA renegotiations returned to the docks and trading offices in the state of Yucatan on Mexico’s Gulf Coast. Shippers and receivers of U.S. grain there have long relied on tariff-free

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Hamper Harvest, Delay Field Work

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Hamper Harvest, Delay Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 13, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish  “Frequent rains have delayed progress with corn harvest. Yields so far are mixed with some below normal. Soybean

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