DTN Livestock Close: Futures Hit the Wall

🕔Feb 28, 2018Cattle futures settled significantly lower at the conclusion of a very choppy session with feeder issues losing ground to their live counterparts. Lean hog contracts also closed lower with the […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Early Spring Weed Management

🕔Feb 28, 2018As temperatures begin to warm and rain falls, wheat producers managing their crops for yield and grain quality may turn to herbicides to get a handle on grass and broadleaf […]

Iowa Soybeans: Consider 15-Inch Row Spacing

🕔Feb 28, 2018Row spacing is a management decision that often comes up as a priority for achieving high-yielding soybean. Research across the Midwest over several years has consistently shown that soybean planted in narrow rows (<30 inches) has […]

Georgia Wheat: Herbicide Options Depend on Growth Stage

🕔Feb 28, 2018It has been challenging time for wheat producers trying to control weeds. January was a cold month and February has been wet.  The crop has progressed at a fast rate […]

Georgia: Warm Weather Means It’s Time to Control Pigweed

🕔Feb 28, 2018Pigweed plants are already germinating. With soil temps at 68 and 64 at the 2 inch and 4 inch level, this isn’t surprising. Remember: whether you’re spraying or harrowing to […]

Georgia: 4 Early Season Weed Considerations

🕔Feb 28, 2018Over the last several days, a few interesting things have crossed my desk.  Thought you might want to see them as well.  Figure 1 is a picture of a weed […]

Alabama: Peach Blooms and Potential for Blossom Blight

🕔Feb 28, 2018What a difference a year (and adequate chill) makes.  Unlike last year, when peach trees struggled to bloom due to the lack of chill, there is no shortage of blooms […]

Louisiana: Record Sugarcane Crop Discussed at Jeanerette Meeting

🕔Feb 28, 2018High tonnage and sugar content were hot topics of discussion at an LSU AgCenter meeting for Teche area sugarcane farmers on Feb. 27. Kenneth Gravois, AgCenter sugarcane specialist, summed up […]

Arkansas: Flooded Wells Could Mean Contaminated Water Supply

🕔Feb 28, 2018When flooding submerges wellheads, there’s a good chance the well water supply has been contaminated, said Mike Daniels, water quality specialist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. […]

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Mixed Ahead of Export Report

🕔Feb 28, 2018May gained 5.8% for the month. Another round of healthy U.S. weekly export sales generally expected, though some looking for a drop from the prior week. China’s imports last month […]

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