Drought Monitor: Storms Hit Northwest, Elsewhere Remains Dry

🕔Nov 30, 2017Summary This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw a series of storms impact the Pacific Northwest, northern California, and northern Rockies. The heaviest precipitation was observed across the Olympic Mountains and […]

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi River Begins to Close, Empty Barges Head Up Ohio River

🕔Nov 30, 2017As Upper Mississippi River Begins to Close, Empty Grain Barges Head Up Ohio River For the week ending November 25, 534 grain barges passed downbound on the locking sections of […]

Texas: Swisher County Ag Day, Tulia, Dec. 7

🕔Nov 30, 2017The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Swisher County Ag Committee will host its annual Swisher County Ag Day beginning at 8 a.m. Dec. 7 in Tulia. John Villalba, AgriLife Extension […]

Texas: Armstrong County Fall Producers Meeting, Claude, Dec. 12

🕔Nov 30, 2017The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s annual Armstrong County Fall Producers Meeting will be Dec. 12 in the Armstrong County Activity Building, 901 Hurley St. in Claude. “This meeting offers […]

DTN Cotton Close: Market Slips, Still Posts Strong Gains for the Month

🕔Nov 30, 2017U.S. 2017-18 export commitments reached 72% of the shipments forecast and cumulative 2018-19 sales have more than doubled forward bookings a year ago. Weekly exports increased but remained slow at […]

Winter Wheat: Early Snapshots of the 2018-19 Crop

🕔Nov 30, 2017Hours of work will come to fruition this week for market analysts at USDA and the farmers and buyers they serve. The results of some new reports provide an early […]

Mississippi Outdoors: Precautions Can Safely Combine Hunting, ATVs

🕔Nov 30, 2017Hunting and driving all-terrain vehicles are so linked in Mississippi that many people forget safety precautions when using these powerful machines. Bradley Staton, Mississippi State University Extension Service 4-H ATV […]

USDA: Farm Income Forecast – Most Row Crop Receipts Decline, But Profits Stable

🕔Nov 30, 2017After 3 consecutive years of decline, farm sector profits are forecast to be relatively stable in 2017. Net farm income, a broader measure of profits, is forecast to increase $1.7 […]

DTN Grain Close: Bearish Tone Prevailed in Nov.

🕔Nov 30, 2017March corn ended up 2 1/4 cents Thursday, the final day of November, but was down nearly 4 cents on the month as March contracts of corn and wheat are […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Post Sharp Pressure

🕔Nov 30, 2017Price pressure is seen through the complex with cattle markets holding triple-digit losses. The overall lack of support across the complex may add even more softness to the complex through […]



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