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Western Region Pecans: Good Demand as Harvest Continues

Western Region Pecans: Good Demand as Harvest Continues

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were light. Demand was fairly good for good quality pecans. Harvesting is expected to remain steady during the next one to two weeks, with harvesting continuing through most of the month.

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Texas Pecans: Demand Good but Quality Variable

Texas Pecans: Demand Good but Quality Variable

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Deliveries by growers to delivery points were light. Demand was fairly good for good quality pecans. Natives are currently being harvested. Harvesting is expected to remain light. Harvested quality has been variable. Demand was fairly good for the retail and

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Oklahoma Pecans: Deliveries Pick Up with Good Demand

Oklahoma Pecans: Deliveries Pick Up with Good Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Deliveries by growers mostly light early this week but turned moderate to active from mid-week on. Pecan harvesting is virtually finished statewide. Demand was fairly good for good quality Seedlings, very light for low grading offerings. Sheller interest was extremely

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Louisiana Pecans: Steady Prices, Light Deliveries

Louisiana Pecans: Steady Prices, Light Deliveries

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Very light deliveries this week. Prices are about steady. Most of the sales are sold as retail off the farm. The weather forecast for the week shows rather mild temperatures with rain expected on Thursday through Friday and cold temps

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Georgia Pecans: Market Steady but Trending Lower

Georgia Pecans: Market Steady but Trending Lower

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Deliveries were light and the market is about steady, trending lower. Interest from the commercial shellers and accumulators for domestic trading is moderate, while the export and retail gift-pack businesses are slow. Some offerings have gone into cold storage. Most

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DTN Fertilizer Price Trends: Anhydrous Up 12% Over Last Month

DTN Fertilizer Price Trends: Anhydrous Up 12% Over Last Month

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 8, 2018

Average retail prices for most fertilizers continued to move higher as 2017 drew to a close, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. Seven of the eight major fertilizers were higher the fourth week of December compared to a month earlier.

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Florida Citrus: Insecticide Applications Can Cause Additional Outbreaks

Florida Citrus: Insecticide Applications Can Cause Additional Outbreaks

👤By Xavier Martini, University of Florida Extension Entomologist 🕔Jan 8, 2018

In May 2017, Asian citrus psyllids (Diaphorina citri) were found in the experimental citrus grove at the Suwannee Valley Extension Center in Live Oak.  The trees were quickly treated with an insecticide containing the active ingredient, cyantraniliprole. This treatment was

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Drought Outlook: Improvements for Midsouth, Not Much Luck Elsewhere

Drought Outlook: Improvements for Midsouth, Not Much Luck Elsewhere

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Adam Allgood, NOAA 🕔Jan 8, 2018

During December, drought and abnormal dryness expanded across wide swaths of the Southwest, the Plains, and the East, with the greatest degradations occurring over the south-central High Plains and the mid-Atlantic region. In contrast, a series of storm systems moving

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Farm Business: Harnessing the Power of Millennials – DTN

Farm Business: Harnessing the Power of Millennials – DTN

👤By Lori Culler DTN Analyst 🕔Jan 7, 2018

Millennials today are over 83 million strong, representing about a quarter of the overall population. It seems like every time we turn around, someone is talking about millennials. And no surprise, they were a big topic of discussion at the

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AgFax Weekend: Record Soybean Yields; New Tax Options; Rural Broadband in 2018

AgFax Weekend: Record Soybean Yields; New Tax Options; Rural Broadband in 2018

🕔Jan 5, 2018

AgFax Weekend is 1-stop shopping for catching up on the weekly ag news across the country – from soybeans to almonds. We got the news.

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