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Dossett on Rice: Feeling Bullish but Technical Indicators Say Futures Overbought

Dossett on Rice: Feeling Bullish but Technical Indicators Say Futures Overbought

👤By Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management, LLC, Waco, Texas 🕔Feb 9, 2018

Cash Market Prices in India are rock solid since February 3rd. They are not at the highest price in the last few months, but they are high. Thailand has finally seen a major decline after a 5-week rally. Thai 5%

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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: Average Prices Moving Higher

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: Average Prices Moving Higher

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 9, 2018

The retail fertilizer market appears to be stuck on replay, as average prices for most fertilizers moved higher again the last week of January 2018, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. All but one of the eight major fertilizers were

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Rice: Fraud in Organic Ag Imports is Focus of Proposed House Bill

Rice: Fraud in Organic Ag Imports is Focus of Proposed House Bill

👤By Lesley Dixon, USA Rice 🕔Feb 9, 2018

Representative John Faso (R-NY) has introduced a bill that addresses fraudulent organic agricultural imports and proposes to increase funding to the National Organic Program (NOP) for oversight and technology upgrades. USA Rice has continually raised the issue of fraudulent organic

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Louisiana Rice: New Herbicides Available This Year

Louisiana Rice: New Herbicides Available This Year

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Feb 8, 2018

With the start of rice planting roughly a month away, farmers will have new herbicides to fight weeds in the upcoming growing season. LSU AgCenter weed scientist Eric Webster, talking at rice meetings in Mansura on Feb. 1 and Rayville on

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Louisiana Farm Bureau Hosts 3 Grain Bin Safety Workshops, Feb. 26-28

Louisiana Farm Bureau Hosts 3 Grain Bin Safety Workshops, Feb. 26-28

👤By Avery Davidson, Louisiana Farm Bureau 🕔Feb 8, 2018

Farming remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Rice growers in Southwest Louisiana received a stark reminder of that fact this past September when 45-year-old Wayne Richard of Acadia

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2018 U.S. Farm Income Forecast – Net Farm Income Lowest Since 2006

2018 U.S. Farm Income Forecast – Net Farm Income Lowest Since 2006

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Feb 8, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) indicated on Wednesday that, “Net farm income, a broad measure of profits, is forecast to decrease $4.3 billion (6.7 percent) to $59.5 billion in 2018, which would be the lowest level in nominal terms since 2006.”

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Drought Tolerance: Research Could Improve Yields for Cereal Crops

Drought Tolerance: Research Could Improve Yields for Cereal Crops

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 7, 2018

Three years ago, biotechnologists demonstrated in field trials that they could increase the productivity of maize by introducing a rice gene into the plant that regulated the accumulation of sucrose in kernels and led to more kernels per maize plant.

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DTN Fertilizer Outlook: International and Domestic

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: International and Domestic

👤By Karl Stenerson, Market Reporter - Fertecon Informa Agribusiness Intelligence 🕔Feb 7, 2018

Here is a breakdown of wholesale prices and trends of the various fertilizers: AMMONIA International: Ammonia prices came under pressure in late January. Production outages in Algeria, Egypt, Russia and Ukraine were resolved. Unsold metric tons are struggling to find

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Mississippi River: Failure Looms Large with Deteriorating Locks and Dams – DTN

Mississippi River: Failure Looms Large with Deteriorating Locks and Dams – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Feb 7, 2018

According to a recent press release from the Soy Transportation Coalition (STC), they noted there is “widespread agreement that it is not a matter of if there will be a failure at one or more of our key lock and

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World Rough Rice Prices Decrease

World Rough Rice Prices Decrease

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 7, 2018

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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