Western Region Pecans: Good Demand as Harvest Wraps Up

🕔Jan 31, 2018Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were fairly light. Demand was fairly good for good quality pecans. Harvesting is expected to decrease, as most harvesting has been […]

Oklahoma Pecans: Most Buying Stations Closed for the Year

🕔Jan 31, 2018Deliveries by growers were fairly light this week. Most buying stations have closed for the year and the bulk of new offerings are late hand-picked seedlings. Quality of late offerings […]

Diesel, Gas Prices Climb a Nickel

🕔Jan 31, 2018The U.S. average diesel fuel price rose nearly 5 cents to $3.07 per gallon on January 29, 2018, 51 cents higher than a year ago. Midwest prices increased by six […]

Global Rough Rice Prices Rise from Last Week

🕔Jan 31, 2018The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […]

DTN Grain Close: Markets Ease Back From Tuesday’s Highs

🕔Jan 31, 2018Corn, soybeans, and all three wheats ended lower Wednesday, easing back from Tuesday’s higher closes with some talk of rain in Argentina. The March U.S. dollar index remained roughly steady […]

Louisiana: 2 Soil Health, Cover Crop Workshops, Feb. 7, 13

🕔Jan 31, 2018Agricultural producers will have two opportunities to get updates on cover crops and soil health at two northeast Louisiana workshops slated for February. The meetings are sponsored by the LSU […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Live, Feeder Futures Sink Lower

🕔Jan 31, 2018The cattle complex remains under pressure as contracts move into the session’s final hour. With the firm exception of spot February, lean hog futures are moderately lower, checked by long […]

DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Lead Trade Lower

🕔Jan 31, 2018Soybeans lead trade lower at midday. CORN Corn trade is a penny lower in quiet midday trade, with buyers taking a breather ahead of the Fed Decision on rates this […]

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Lower on Brisk Early Volume

🕔Jan 31, 2018March traded below the previous-day low. Cash online sales declined to 2,709 bales on The Seam, of which 1,834 bales were grower sales. Cotton futures ticked lower in brisk early […]

Illinois Farm Income: What’s Needed to Break Even in 2018?

🕔Jan 31, 2018Listen to MP3 podcast Current fall delivery bids are near $3.60 per bushel for corn and $9.60 per bushel for soybeans. At those prices, high yields are needed for farmers […]

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