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DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Expect Prices to Follow Corn Market

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Expect Prices to Follow Corn Market

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 18, 2017

Retail fertilizer prices continued to hold steady the second week of May 2017, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. Of the eight major fertilizers, five were slightly lower in price compared to a month earlier. These were DAP, urea,

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NAFTA: Rice Industry to Trump – ‘Do No Harm’

NAFTA: Rice Industry to Trump – ‘Do No Harm’

👤By Gil Thompson, USA Rice 🕔May 18, 2017

The Trump Administration today formally notified the U.S. Congress of its intent to enter into negotiations with Mexico and Canada to “modernize” the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA.  A letter from freshly-installed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to

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Farmland Values Up; Income and Cash Rents Declined – St. Louis Fed, 1Q 2017 Report

Farmland Values Up; Income and Cash Rents Declined – St. Louis Fed, 1Q 2017 Report

👤From the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis 🕔May 18, 2017

Farm income declined in the first quarter of 2017 from a year earlier according to the latest survey of agricultural bankers in the Eighth Federal Reserve District. Proportionately more bankers reported that farm households continued to trim household expenditures and

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Rice: U.S. Production Estimates Drastically Reduced

Rice: U.S. Production Estimates Drastically Reduced

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

USA Rice’s World Market Price Subcommittee in Washington, D.C. yesterday to review with U.S. Department of Agriculture officials USDA’s first projections of global rice supply and demand statistics for 2017/2018, including world rice stocks, area and production estimates for the

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Mississippi Rice: MSU Row Rice Variety Trials – Videos

Mississippi Rice: MSU Row Rice Variety Trials – Videos

👤By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔May 17, 2017

With rice acres down, many thanks to the growers that have helped with our 2017 Row Rice trials.  This year, the Irrigation Team is comparing water use and yield on Row Rice fields to Multiple Side Inlet using AWD irrigation

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Arkansas Flooding: Replanting but Too Late for Many Rice Acres – DTN

Arkansas Flooding: Replanting but Too Late for Many Rice Acres – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔May 16, 2017

On May 2, flooding from heavy rains inundated farm fields, homes and businesses in Arkansas. The storms caught both livestock and row-crop farmers at a critical time, according to Randy Veach, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau. “We have livestock

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Arkansas: Ag Flood Damage Estimate Widens to $175Mln

Arkansas: Ag Flood Damage Estimate Widens to $175Mln

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔May 16, 2017

As floodwater from late April’s inundation spread southward through Arkansas, its destructive reach expanded to 977,800 acres of farmland and the dollar value of its damage has grown so far to about $175 million, according to an updated estimate released

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Arkansas Field Reports: Strong Planting Pace, Still Evaluating Flood Damage

Arkansas Field Reports: Strong Planting Pace, Still Evaluating Flood Damage

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brent Griffin, Prairie County “Farmers continue to recover from heavy rainfall and major flooding. Rice planting continued, and soybean planting began at

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Louisiana Field Reports: Cool, Wet Conditions Slow Planting, Favor Seedling Disease

Louisiana Field Reports: Cool, Wet Conditions Slow Planting, Favor Seedling Disease

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Cool, wet nights have caused instances of Pythium and Rhizoctonia seedling diseases in cotton and soybeans. Early planted

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Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting

Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Producers are still waiting on some of the clay soils to dry out enough to continue planting. Cool

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