Rose on Cotton: Wet Weather Holding Planters Back; Watch Dec Contract

🕔Apr 28, 2017The bulls took a break this week with the ICE July and Dec contracts giving back 46 and 34 points on the week, respectively. The July – Dec straddle finished […]

Tobacco: Despite Rain, Planting Makes Good Progress

🕔Apr 28, 2017Torrential rains on the night of April 24 and the following morning brought field work to a halt and lead to extensive flooding in most of the flue-cured area of N.C.

Arkansas Rice: Planting Surges Ahead of 5-Year Average; Growers Hope to Avoid Rainfall Woes

🕔Apr 28, 2017Even in the best of years, the need for “just enough, not too much” rainfall is a tough tightrope to walk for row crop farmers throughout Arkansas and beyond. But […]

Mississippi Peanuts: Strong Market Supports Acreage Uptick

🕔Apr 28, 2017Many Mississippi peanut growers are just now planting this year’s crop, but their acreage will likely be increased over the amount cultivated in recent years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

Georgia Packing Operation Fetches $6.1 Mln. In Bank Auction

🕔Apr 28, 2017The packing house, land and equipment formerly used in the produce operations for Plantation Sweets sold this week for $6.1 million in two bank-ordered auctions. The assets were a major part of […]

Rice Market: Week of Meetings Reinforces Relationship Between U.S., Mexican Industries

🕔Apr 28, 2017A delegation of U.S. rice industry leaders has wrapped up a series of successful meetings in Mexico City with all segments of the Mexican rice industry against the backdrop of […]

DTN Cotton Close: Rallies Off Nine-Session Low to Finish Higher

🕔Apr 28, 2017July finished modestly lower for the week and slightly higher for the month. Mills added 1,113 lots to their total unpriced on-call position. U.S. Far East premium widened a bit. […]

DTN Grain Close: Wheat Holds Firm Into the Weekend

🕔Apr 28, 2017While there are plenty of weather concerns for all three crops heading into the weekend, trading was generally quiet and results were mixed on Friday. Corn and soybeans ended modestly […]

Peanut Stocks Just Over 3B Pounds; Utilization Up 2%

🕔Apr 28, 2017Peanut stocks reported in commercial storage on March 31, 2017 totaled 3.09 billion pounds of equivalent farmer stock, compared with 3.80 billion pounds a year ago. This total includes 2.34 […]

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

🕔Apr 28, 2017Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 20.4 cents per pound for the week ending April 22, up 0.3 cent from the previous week. Marketings of […]

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