DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Futures Staged for Moderate Strength

🕔Jan 31, 2018Live and feeder futures should open moderately higher, supported by short-covering and cash premiums. Hog contracts seem set to begin on a mixed basis thanks to residual selling and short-covering. […]

DTN Grain Open: Markets Turn Red Overnight

🕔Jan 31, 20186:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn was 1 cent lower, March soybeans were 7 cents lower, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 5 cents lower. CME Globex Recap: Many […]

DTN Livestock Close: Choppy Cattle Session Ends Mixed

🕔Jan 30, 2018The cattle complex settled mixed in the live market and moderately higher in the feeder trade. With slight progress recorded by spot February, most lean issues finished modestly lower. GENERAL […]

Oklahoma Irrigation Conference, Weatherford, March 8

🕔Jan 30, 2018Five Irrigation Association continuing education units and 4.5 Certified Crop Advisor continuing education units are being offered to certified professionals attending the March 8 Oklahoma Irrigation Conference in Weatherford. “Certified […]

Kansas, Nebraska: 5 Farm Bill Conferences Set in Feb., March

🕔Jan 30, 2018The new 2018 Farm Bill is coming together and experts are beginning to see the form it will take. Starting in February and extending into early March, economists from the […]

Minnesota: New Research Shows Increased Yield with Liming Treatments

🕔Jan 30, 2018When needed, liming materials can be major beneficial inputs for crop production in Minnesota. When soils are acid, lime will neutralize the soil to the ideal pH. pH can affect […]

Texas: Guar Project May Help Growers in the Rolling Plains and South Plains

🕔Jan 30, 2018Texas A&M AgriLife scientists are conducting several research projects to improve producers’ understanding of guar and the legume’s value to their operations in the Rolling Plains and South Plains. Guar […]

Arkansas: U of A Weed, Pest, Disease Management Publications Aid Growers

🕔Jan 30, 2018New editions of the most-referenced annual publications from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are now available for online download and through your local Cooperative Extension Service office. […]

Georgia Pecans: What Pollinator Should You Plant?

🕔Jan 30, 2018A couple of years ago I posted a short discussion of why pecans need a pollinator, which I suggest reading if you doubt the need of pollinators. I get many […]

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes on 6 Week Low

🕔Jan 30, 2018Liquidation selling from massive net-longs offered mill pricing possibilities. Red flag warning issued for much of the Texas Plains and other areas of the Southwest. Cotton futures fell to triple-digit […]



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