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Waters of the U.S. Rule: Public Comment Period Extended – DTN

Waters of the U.S. Rule: Public Comment Period Extended – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The federal government has extended the public comment period on a waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule that would revert the definition of navigable waters to the pre-2015 regulation.   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S.

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Dossett on Rice:  Prices Have Been Stable; Watch for More Contracts

Dossett on Rice: Prices Have Been Stable; Watch for More Contracts

👤by Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management, LLC, Waco, Texas 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Cash Rice Market Prices in India are rock solid. The monsoon has progressed and it looks like a good crop. Prices in Thailand are slipping lower. The price for White Rice 5% was $397 for the first two weeks of August.

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Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Rice harvest has restarted on a spotty and limited basis in parts of Arkansas and Mississippi. Farmers are finding at least a few areas that are dry enough to hold up equipment or they are running tracks.

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Rice: Columbia Expands Market for U.S. Export of Rough-Paddy Rice

Rice: Columbia Expands Market for U.S. Export of Rough-Paddy Rice

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The government of Colombia has reached an agreement with USDA to allow for expanded market access for U.S. exports of paddy rice. The agreement was announced August 17 by USDA Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

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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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