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Grain: Billions of Bushels – What’s that Mean for Truck, Rail, Water Shipping Rates?

Grain: Billions of Bushels – What’s that Mean for Truck, Rail, Water Shipping Rates?

👤By Elaine Kub DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Sep 14, 2017

Well, it looks like there’s going to be another large crop to deal with. Over the next 10 weeks or so, 14.2 billion bushels of corn and 4.4 billion bushels of soybeans are expected to be harvested out of U.S.

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Texas Hurricane Losses: When Crop Insurance Won’t Help – DTN

Texas Hurricane Losses: When Crop Insurance Won’t Help – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Sep 12, 2017

Many cotton farmers in eastern and southern Texas were anticipating a strong crop this year, only to see their hopes washed away by Hurricane Harvey. Now they’re trying to salvage what’s left of their crops.   After coming ashore in

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Texas Blacklands Cotton: Plenty of Moisture; Bollworm Egg Lay – CORRECTION

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Plenty of Moisture; Bollworm Egg Lay – CORRECTION

👤By Xandra Morris, EA-IPM, Texas AgriLife 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Editor’s Note: Please excuse the mistakes, and see the following for a corrections to last week’s newsletter: “Square and boll retention could be affected by cloudy weather”: cloudy skies only affect square retention, not boll retention. “Sample 100 squares, 20 at 4 sites”:

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South Dakota Sorghum: Wireworms Busy Reducing Stands

South Dakota Sorghum: Wireworms Busy Reducing Stands

👤By Adam Varenhorst, Patrick Wagner, and Amanda Bachmann, South Dakota State University 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Sorghum and milo planting are well under way in South Dakota, and we are starting to receive reports of stand issues with some earlier planted fields. Upon inspection, these fields were found to have patches where it appeared the seed

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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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U.S. Exports Sales Report: Soybeans Riding the Bull; Wheat, Corn Neutral – DTN

U.S. Exports Sales Report: Soybeans Riding the Bull; Wheat, Corn Neutral – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Apr 17, 2017

This week’s export sales report should be viewed as bullish for soybeans, neutral for wheat and corn, and bearish for milo, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.   WHEAT Weekly export sales for all wheat showed a total of 20.1

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Texas Field Reports: Too Few Chill Hours Could Affect Fruit Crop

Texas Field Reports: Too Few Chill Hours Could Affect Fruit Crop

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 12, 2017

Warm winter weather could mean too few chill hours for much of the state’s fruit production areas, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Fruit trees, such as peaches and apples, depend on cool weather in the winter to promote

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Texas Field Reports: Wheat Acres Down with Poor Prices

Texas Field Reports: Wheat Acres Down with Poor Prices

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 14, 2017

U.S. planted wheat acres trended to their lowest since 1909 amid low prices and uncooperative weather, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Bill Thompson, AgriLife Extension economist, San Angelo, said prices for Texas wheat have been in a

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Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Speed Picking Up

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Speed Picking Up

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 25, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 23, 2016. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) First half of the

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Southern Grains: Pest Pressure Builds Widely, Corn Harvest Starts – AgFax

Southern Grains: Pest Pressure Builds Widely, Corn Harvest Starts – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jul 22, 2016

Southern Grains: Pest Pressure Builds Widely, Corn Harvest Starts Owen Taylor, Editor 601-992-9488 OVERVIEW Hot off the press: As we closed this report, Monsanto issued a press release saying that the EU had approved Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans for

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