California Farmer Continues to Battle with Clean Water Act Enforcement – DTN

🕔May 30, 2017Two congressional committee chairmen want to know why the U.S. Department of Justice is still pursuing a Clean Water Act case against a California farmer who potentially faces millions in […]

DTN Livestock Close: Feeder Cattle Futures Sharply Higher in Post-Holiday Trade

🕔May 30, 2017Strong buying moved into feeder cattle futures Tuesday, providing support to live contracts also and offsetting losses seen Friday following the Cattle on Feed report. Nearby lean hog futures were […]

Indiana: Hay Producers Should Test Nutritional Value Due to Wet Weather

🕔May 30, 2017Wet weather this spring has delayed the hay harvest throughout Indiana, raising concerns about feed quality and safe storage.   Keith Johnson, professor of agronomy and Purdue Extension forage specialist, […]

Arkansas: 23 Counties Declared Disaster – 360,000 Cropland Acres Affected

🕔May 30, 2017Twenty-three counties in Arkansas have been declared disaster areas by the U.S. Department of of Agriculture, making growers and other property owners in those counties eligible to apply for emergency […]

Virginia Cotton: Still Planting? Pick Early Maturing, Fast Fruiting Variety.

🕔May 30, 2017The Memorial weekend is both a time of reverence for the men and women who have sacrificed for our Liberty as well as a celebration for the kickoff for the […]

DTN Grain Close: Grains Slapped Down, Rain Takes a Break

🕔May 30, 2017July soybeans continued its fall to new one-year lows for a third consecutive day, pressured by the anticipation of record plantings in 2017. July corn was down 7 1/4 cents […]

Rice: Iraq Makes First Time Purchase of U.S. Rice – 30,000 MT Long Grain

🕔May 30, 2017With help from a last minute, full-court press by USA Rice involving Congress, the U.S. Embassy, and high-level State Department and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials, Iraq made its […]

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

🕔May 30, 2017The following prices are effective from 05/31/17 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 06/06/17. The next announcement is scheduled for 06/06/17 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.43 […]

Corn Futures: Chronology of a Sideways Market

🕔May 30, 2017Expectations for the magnitude of supply, consumption, and ending stocks for the 2017-18 U.S. corn marketing year have remained remarkably stable for the past several months. As a result, futures […]

Arkansas Rice: Nitrogen Fertilization In Uncertain Times

🕔May 30, 2017After a big rain across most of the Delta, another round is on the way Thursday and Friday. Here’s the first thing you need to do if you haven’t already: […]

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