Alabama Cotton: Looming Whitefly Disaster – What To Do (Video)

🕔Aug 31, 2017In this video (see below), Auburn University Extension Entomologist Ron Smith discusses options for managing silverleaf whitefly in Alabama cotton in 2017. Heavy pressure built in the state’s southeastern counties […]

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Fractionally Lower

🕔Aug 31, 2017U.S. weekly upland export sales came in at 230,700 RB, slightly higher than expected, and shipments at 156,300 RB. Cash online sales dipped to 228 bales on The Seam. Cotton […]

Webinar Presents Insight on New Farm Bill Debate, Sept. 7

🕔Aug 31, 2017The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will host a webinar about the new farm bill currently being debated in Congress. The webinar, “Will It Be a 2017 or […]

Texas: Maverick County Ag Irrigation Field Day, Eagle Pass, Sept. 13

🕔Aug 31, 2017The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an educational field day focusing on water conservation in irrigated agriculture for producers Sept. 13 in Eagle Pass. The event is free and will be […]

Alabama: Soybean Rust Spreading Across the State

🕔Aug 31, 2017After a few weeks of consistently wet weather, soybean rust is making its annual march from the Gulf Coast to north Alabama. Spurred on by wet leaves and strong winds, […]

2008 Farm Bill’s ‘Shiny Thing’ Was a Bust, but Ethanol Saved the Day… Sort Of

🕔Aug 31, 2017In the last two columns, we talked about shiny new agricultural commodity policies that various individuals and groups develop with the goal of supporting farmers during periods of low prices […]

DTN Livestock Open: Moderate Hog Strength Continues

🕔Aug 31, 2017Hog futures seem likely to open moderately higher, supported by additional short covering and the unwinding of bear spreads. The cattle complex should also open some higher thanks to pre-cash […]

DTN Grain Open: Whole Lotta Nothin’ Goin’ On

🕔Aug 31, 20176:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was fractionally lower, November soybeans were unchanged, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent higher. CME Globex Recap: One knows it was a […]

Dicamba Injury: Missouri Field Day Adds Stark Perspective

🕔Aug 30, 2017Dicamba dominated the conversation at the University of Missouri Graves-Chapple Research Center’s field day last week. The annual event is typically devoted to various agronomy research underway at the center, […]

DTN Livestock Close: Lean Hog Futures Finally Catch a Bounce

🕔Aug 30, 2017Sellers of hog futures finally took a breather at midweek, allowing contracts to settle mostly 30 to 112 higher. The cattle complex settled modestly higher, supported by light short-covering and […]

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