Michigan: Check Pesticide Labels for Pre-Harvest Intervals

🕔Aug 31, 2017The pre-harvest interval (PHI) on a pesticide label is a time period following a pesticide application when a crop must stay in the application site and cannot be removed from […]

Michigan: Understanding Growing Degree-Days

🕔Aug 31, 2017Growing degree-days (GGDs), while not perfect, are a more reliable method of predicting crop and insect development than calendar days. Differing threshold temperatures and beginning accumulation dates are used to […]

Texas Plains: Bollworms a Problem in Cotton, Sorghum; Diseases Flourish in Corn

🕔Aug 31, 2017General Status All apologies for this newsletter being late to those who faithfully look to this newsletter for regular pest status updates. In the mud and muck, not to mention […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Evaluating Flood Damage from Harvey

🕔Aug 31, 2017Over the next few days, producers across the state will begin to assess damages to soybeans brought upon by tropical system Harvey. Unfortunately, there is no cookie cutter answer to […]

DTN Cotton Close: Small Gains on Late Push

🕔Aug 31, 2017December closed on new high finish since Aug. 9. U.S. 2017-18 export commitments already stand at 50% of the USDA forecast and are 53% ahead of bookings a year ago. […]

Peanut Stocks: Utilization Up 1% from Last Year; 1.4 Bln Pounds in Storage

🕔Aug 31, 2017Peanut stocks reported in commercial storage on July 31, 2017 totaled 1.44 billion pounds of equivalent farmer stock, compared with 1.79 billion pounds a year ago. This total includes 733 […]

Louisiana Rice: Harvey Moves Slowly Across State, Impacts Uncertain

🕔Aug 31, 2017Tropical Storm Harvey is cutting a wide path across the mid-south as heavy rain and winds up to 40 mph move through rice growing regions in the area. Early yields […]

DTN Grain Close: Row Crops Jump on Month-End Buying

🕔Aug 31, 2017December corn and November soybeans posted their most bullish closes in August, getting help from commercial buying and end-of-month shuffling among traders. Wheat prices were mixed as winter wheat contracts […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Strong Gains Sweep Through Hogs

🕔Aug 31, 2017Gains in hog futures have helped to draw buyers back into the complex and establish firm market support. This is creating a sharp upward shift across the complex despite continued […]

DTN Grain Midday: Trade Rebounds

🕔Aug 31, 2017Trade is higher across the board at midday. CORN Corn trade is 7 to 8 cents higher at midday with good buying this morning after printing a fresh December low […]

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