Cotton – Southwest Thrips Army Moving; Weeds are Breaking Through – AgFax

🕔May 31, 2017Thrips, thrips, and more thrips – armies of them are moving out of wheat and invading young cotton in some Panhandle and South Plains areas as stand establishment increases. Read […]

Rice Market: Cautiously Bullish on Long Grain.

🕔May 31, 2017Domestic and global rice fundamentals remain bearish while U.S. acreage decrease may help firm near-term prices. Presently, I am cautiously bullish on U.S. long grain rice prices. The U.S. and […]

Tennessee: Why Gramoxone Isn’t Controlling Palmer Amaranth

🕔May 31, 2017There have been some Gramoxone burndown applications that have left some Palmer amaranth survivors. This happens to some extent every year.  The cause of the problem is almost always coverage.

Tennessee Cotton: Time to Scout for Palmer Amaranth Jailbreaks

🕔May 31, 2017The very wet May has led to rapid degradation of the PRE applied herbicides in cotton.  In our tests at Jackson that were planted 21 days ago all the PRE […]

Tennessee: Will Pigweed Die after an Engenia or Xtendimax Application???

🕔May 31, 2017The question of the week is will the Palmer amaranth die that is still green after an Engenia or Xtendimax application? The situation is that many pigweeds in some fields […]

Shurley on Cotton: At What Price Should You Reduce Your Risk?

🕔May 31, 2017According to the latest USDA Crop Progress report, the US cotton crop was 63%  planted as of May 28th—essentially at the average for that date. In the Southeast, planting progress […]

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Surge Higher in Late-May Rally

🕔May 31, 2017Triple-digit gains developed across cattle and hog futures as traders moved into the livestock complex on the last trading session of the month. This renewed support continues to offset the […]

DTN Grain Close: Uninspired Finish

🕔May 31, 2017July corn took a nickel back from Tuesday’s 7 1/4-cent loss after USDA’s corn crop ratings confirmed weeks of reports of too much moisture in the eastern Midwest. July Chicago […]

Corn Market Choices: Moving Averages or Donchian’s Trend Tracking? – DTN

🕔May 31, 2017So far in 2017, December corn has kept a low profile, trading in a narrow range between $3.78 1/4 and $4.04. But the seasonal clock is ticking, and we are […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Triple-Digit Gain Across Livestock Futures

🕔May 31, 2017End-of-month buying is quickly developing in cattle and hog markets. This is quickly affecting all markets with triple-digit gains seen across the complex. Strong technical and fundamental support continues to […]

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