Fertilizer All Time Low; Farm Econ Slipping; Soybeans Cruise Panama Canal – AgFax Weekend

🕔Sep 30, 2016This week’s issue of AgFax Weekend includes top agricultural news from AgFax.com this week.

Grain TV: Corn Basis Strain Yet to Come

🕔Sep 30, 2016A positive trade day with corn leading the way. Another round of export sales of soybeans helped to boost markets, while flooding on the Mississippi River is slowing down transportation […]

Rice Market: More Export Sales Needed to Overcome Carryover

🕔Sep 30, 2016Overseas buying interest is still very thin.  Export sales saw a marginal boost over the week as buyers are approaching the threshold where they have to replenish their inventories, even […]

Virginia Cotton: Improved Forecast Gives Green Light to Defoliation

🕔Sep 30, 2016The current forecast gives us the window we have been looking for. We have sort of dodged a bullet this week by not getting massive amounts of rainfall again. Although […]

Virginia Soybeans: Timely Harvest Minimizes Seed Quality Problems

🕔Sep 30, 2016The map below shows the amount of rainfall received in Virginia over the last 14 days.  And the weather forecast is calling for more.  While this rain may still help […]

South Carolina Cotton: Defoliation Ramping Up in the Pee Dee

🕔Sep 30, 2016Nothing makes me think of fall like the smell of cotton defoliant in the air.  That smell has is becoming more and more common across the Pee Dee as September […]

Moving Grain: High Water Delays Upper Mississippi River Traffic

🕔Sep 30, 2016High water Conditions Delaying Upper Mississippi River Traffic According to USDA’s September 27 Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin, 8 to 10 inches of rain fell in several Midwestern communities from […]

Drought Monitor: Improvements in the High Plains, South

🕔Sep 30, 2016Summary For the USDM 7-day period ending on September 27, a low pressure system produced above-normal precipitation in the western High Plains southwestward into the much of the Mountain West. […]

USDA Reports Flash: Corn and Soybeans – Neutral; Bearish on Wheat – DTN

🕔Sep 30, 2016Old-crop stocks for corn and soybeans came in just below the pre-report averages in USDA’s end-of-marketing year for both crops. Corn came in at 1.738 billion bushels while soybean stocks […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Expect Price Volatility to Continue Through Harvest

🕔Sep 30, 2016Cotton prices were down most of the week and settled at 68.08, basis December. Actually, trading was a continuation of the selloff that began last Friday with a week to […]

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