In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farm Program Decision Looming | 2020 Income Forecast | and more.
DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Contracts Keep Momentum Feb 14, 2020
Livestock contracts closed mostly higher heading into the weekend. GENERAL COMMENTS: It was a big win for cattle contracts heading into the week on a higher note, which will hopefully […]
Farm Program Decision – An Alternative Look Feb 14, 2020
This article analyzes if the history of 2014 farm bill payments can inform 2018 farm bill decisions between ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage – county) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage). The […]
Hemp is technically legal in Texas, but proving that hemp is not marijuana can be a hurdle, requiring testing in a licensed laboratory. So, when a truck carrying thousands of […]
ARC-IC – Should You Consider It? Feb 14, 2020
Strategies for evaluating Agricultural Risk Coverage at the Individual level (ARC-IC) are discussed in this article given that 2019 farm yields are known and can aid in making decisions. We […]
The inaugural Great Plains Cotton Conference is scheduled for February 25th and 26th at the Red Roof Inn & Conference Center in Wichita, KS. Presentations will be focused on all […]
The 2019 TN Cotton Variety Trial Results Publication is now available online. This document contains detailed results from all harvested trails in the 2019 University of Tennessee Cotton Variety Testing Program.
Growth in global palm oil exports is forecast to slow to 2.2 percent in marketing year (MY) 2019/20 due to limited available supplies from Malaysia and Indonesia. In Indonesia, the […]
Although the majority of rice traded internationally is long-grain rice, there is a smaller but significant quantity of medium- and short-grain rice. Typically, trade for these classes is relatively stable, […]
As the population grows and per capita incomes rise in Southeast Asia, consumer tastes and preferences have shifted to include more meat and wheat-based products in their diet. However, the […]