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Wheat Outlook: Record High World Production Forecast,  U.S. Exports Down Slightly

Wheat Outlook: Record High World Production Forecast, U.S. Exports Down Slightly

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The forecast for larger Canadian and European Union wheat crops helps to lift 2017/18 global wheat production to a new record high this month. Projections for both global wheat output and trade now exceed last year’s records. A sharp increase

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Arkansas: Grain Prices Took Huge Bite Out of Sorghum, Wheat Acreage, Corn Fared Well

Arkansas: Grain Prices Took Huge Bite Out of Sorghum, Wheat Acreage, Corn Fared Well

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Arkansas grain producers found themselves dealing with fickle market forces in 2017, as grain sorghum and wheat acreage dropped sharply in the state, chiefly due to low commodity prices, while corn acreage and yields hit their fourth-highest totals.  Corn hits

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Wheat Market: Futures Tumble, While Protein Premiums Soar

Wheat Market: Futures Tumble, While Protein Premiums Soar

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Dec 14, 2017

As the Dec. 12 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) confirms, global wheat supplies are at a record high this year. USDA increased its estimate for 2017/18 global wheat production to 755 million metric tons (MMT), up slightly from

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WASDE Wheat: Ending Stocks Raised on Reduced Exports

WASDE Wheat: Ending Stocks Raised on Reduced Exports

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 12, 2017

Projected 2017/18 U.S. ending stocks are raised this month by 25 million bushels on reduced exports. This reduction is primarily attributed to heightened Canadian competition expected from its increased exportable supplies. Canada and the United States compete in several of

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Michigan: Wheat Varieties Tested for Susceptibility to Pre-Harvest Sprouting

Michigan: Wheat Varieties Tested for Susceptibility to Pre-Harvest Sprouting

👤By Dennis Pennington, Eric Olson, and Martin Nagelkirk, Michigan State University Extension Specialists 🕔Dec 7, 2017

Pre-harvest sprouting is a serious grain quality concern for millers and farmers alike. Sprouting is when the seed breaks dormancy and creates enzymes to begin breaking down kernel starch. As this process continues, the grain’s value to millers greatly diminishes.

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Michigan Wheat: Why Does My Crop Have Purple Leaves?

Michigan Wheat: Why Does My Crop Have Purple Leaves?

👤By Dennis Pennington, Michigan State University Extension Specialist 🕔Dec 7, 2017

Wheat fields across much of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula are showing signs of purpling, yellowing and tip burn. This has become a widespread problem this fall. Temporary phosphorus deficiency can cause purpling of plant leaves. This can happen late in the

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Oklahoma Wheat: Contract Price Decline Underscores Need to Grow, Market Quality Product

Oklahoma Wheat: Contract Price Decline Underscores Need to Grow, Market Quality Product

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Dec 1, 2017

The contract price of wheat pumped the breaks this week, caused not so much from any type of seasonal reaction but rather an overall trend in the grain markets. “Both wheat and corn set new contract lows,” said Kim Anderson,

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Winter Wheat: Early Snapshots of the 2018-19 Crop

Winter Wheat: Early Snapshots of the 2018-19 Crop

👤From USDA and Media Reports 🕔Nov 30, 2017

Hours of work will come to fruition this week for market analysts at USDA and the farmers and buyers they serve. The results of some new reports provide an early look at the next U.S. winter wheat crop, which includes

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Oklahoma: Red River Crops Conference, Altus, Jan. 17-18

Oklahoma: Red River Crops Conference, Altus, Jan. 17-18

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 27, 2017

The fifth annual Red River Crops Conference is set for Jan. 17-18 at the Southwest Technology Center, 711 W. Tamarack Road, Altus, Oklahoma. “Planning for Success – Crop Production Information Designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains,” will be

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Georgia Wheat: 5 Early Season Production Tips

Georgia Wheat: 5 Early Season Production Tips

👤By Jeremy Kichler, University of Georgia County Extension Agent 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Over the last couple of days I have received a few questions concerning wheat.  Below are some thoughts about early season wheat production and how those decisions can affect yield. 1. Planting Dates:  According to the 2017/18 UGA Wheat Production Guide. The optimum window for wheat

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