DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Swing Back From Election Eve Collapse Nov 8, 2016

🕔Nov 8, 2016
Live and cattle futures closed sharply higher, supported by short-covering and Election Day positioning. For the most part, lean hog contracts settled moderately higher with the help of follow-through buying […]

Kansas: Managing Your Farm Future, Manhattan, Dec. 13 Nov 8, 2016

🕔Nov 8, 2016
Low commodity prices and high input costs are weighing heavily on farmers’ bottom lines. A proactive new program, Managing Your Farm Future, is designed to help producers assess their current […]

Kansas Sorghum: Farmers Test Irrigation Tech – Less Water for Higher Yields Nov 8, 2016

🕔Nov 8, 2016
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service indicates agriculture consumes approximately 80 percent of the nation’s water. In the Sorghum Belt, sources of that water, like the Ogallala Aquifer, […]

Tennessee: Soybean Variety Yield Performance and Disease Resistance Online Nov 8, 2016

🕔Nov 8, 2016
As producers finish harvest and turn their attention to the 2017 crop season, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is releasing a new tool that will allow farmers to […]

Mid-Size Family Farm – Is it Quietly Disappearing? – USDA Report Nov 8, 2016

🕔Nov 8, 2016
What Is the Issue? Midsize farms–defined as those with gross cash farm income (GCFI) between $350,000 and $1 million–represent an important link in the U.S. chain of family farms; many […]

Nebraska: Cash Flow and Tax Planning Nov 8, 2016

🕔Nov 8, 2016
Defining Farm Income? There are many definitions of income for a farm operation and they’re all important to a successful farm. Taxable income is the amount that is recognized on […]

Texas Field Reports: High Temps, Dry Conditions Continue for Much of State Nov 8, 2016

🕔Nov 8, 2016
Higher-than-normal temperatures made October one of the warmest on record, according to Texas State Climatologist Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon. Nielsen-Gammon said there were 242 high temperature records reported around the state […]

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Chugs Ahead Full Steam Nov 8, 2016

🕔Nov 8, 2016
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 6, 2016. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

DTN Cotton Close: Modestly Higher After Big Jump Nov 8, 2016

🕔Nov 8, 2016
Analysts projected fractional decline in U.S. production. Regional crop estimates pondered. Slight increase in world crop expected. Cotton futures settled modestly higher in another round of heavy trading Tuesday amid […]

Alabama Field Reports: Drought Continues to Weigh on Livestock Operations Nov 8, 2016

🕔Nov 8, 2016
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 6, 2016. County Comments Henry Dorough, St. Clair County As the drought and relatively warm conditions persist, record numbers of farmers […]

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