Welch on Grain: More Acres, Larger Stocks for Wheat, Corn

🕔Jun 30, 2016Market Situation Acreage.  More acres and larger stocks reported this morning in the Acreage and Grain Stocks reports from USDA.  Corn acres came in at 94.1 million, up from 93.6 […]

Crop Acreage: Less Wheat, Increases for Row Crops

🕔Jun 30, 2016Corn planted area for all purposes in 2016 is estimated at 94.1 million acres, up 7 percent from last year. This represents the third highest planted acreage in the United […]

Rice Stocks: Rough Rice Down 10% from 2015

🕔Jun 30, 2016Rough rice stocks in all positions on June 1, 2016 totaled 64.3 million hundredweight (cwt), down 10 percent from the total on June 1, 2015. Stocks held on farms totaled […]

Grain Stocks: Corn Up Slightly, Soybeans and Wheat See Large Gains

🕔Jun 30, 2016Corn stocks in all positions on June 1, 2016 totaled 4.72 billion bushels, up 6 percent from June 1, 2015. Of the total stocks, 2.47 billion bushels are stored on […]

Wheat Market: USDA Expects Improved Yields Will Offset Decline in U.S. Acreage

🕔Jun 30, 2016U.S. farmers responded to market signals and planted the fewest acres to wheat since the early 1970s according to USDA’s June 30 Acreage Report. However, the 2016/17 yield potential is […]

Farmers Selling Fresh Produce Do Better When Located Near City Centers

🕔Jun 30, 2016Two researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture find that farmers located closer to city centers seem to have a locational advantage in transportation over their long distance, […]

Louisiana Rice: Field Day Featured Good Weather and Plenty of Information

🕔Jun 30, 2016As growers know all too well, sometimes the weather just cooperates.  Such was the case this week when torrential and dangerous rains in some areas during the day suddenly gave […]

Texas Cotton: Rotation, Cover Crops Have Greater Yield Impact Than Tillage

🕔Jun 30, 2016After eight years of research on no-till advantages and disadvantages with cotton crops, Dr. Paul DeLaune is convinced it’s not as much about the tillage as it is about the […]

Corn: Dow Announces PowerCore Trait Technology for Insect Control

🕔Jun 30, 2016Dow AgroSciences announces the U.S. commercial launch of PowerCore trait technology, new insect trait technology from Dow AgroSciences that protects corn plants from yield-robbing, above-ground insects. PowerCore will be offered […]

U.S. Senators Push for Water Resources Act, $4.5Bln for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ – DTN

🕔Jun 30, 2016In a letter sent by Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., to Senate leaders Wednesday, a group of 29 Republican senators made a push to bring the Water Resources Development Act, or […]

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