AgFax Weekend: Rural Broadband – $22Bln | Property Taxes Rising

🕔Apr 18, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Rural Broadband – $22Bln | Property Taxes Rising | and more.

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Mixed in Quiet Trade

🕔Apr 18, 2019Livestock futures ended mixed in quiet trade Thursday ahead of the long holiday weekend. Increased cattle placements and more cattle in feed yards detailed in Thursday’s USDA Cattle on Feed […]

Federal Reserve: Beige Book – Observations on the Ag Economy

🕔Apr 18, 2019On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its April 2019 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Mostly Wet, Southwest Stays Dry

🕔Apr 18, 2019Summary Two rapidly-moving strong storm systems, one “bombing out” in the central Plains during mid-week while a second storm intensified over the middle Mississippi Valley during the weekend, brought severe […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – May, June, July

🕔Apr 18, 2019Drought coverage continues to decrease across the Lower 48 states, after a relatively wet winter for many areas. CPC’s monthly and seasonal precipitation outlooks, valid for May and May-Jun-Jul (MJJ) […]

DTN Cotton Close: Lower on Weak Sales

🕔Apr 18, 2019Cotton was lower Thursday as the highly anticipated weekly sales and exports report was less than friendly. As the old saying goes “Anticipation is always greater than Realization”. Thus, the […]

Georgia Peanuts: 2019 Thrips Preview – Don’t Cut the Seed Treatments

🕔Apr 18, 2019Every spring I post an article on this blog about early season thrips management in peanut. The most important difference between 2019 and the previous five years is probably the […]

Wheat Market: Good Quality, Competitive Prices Spark U.S. Demand

🕔Apr 18, 2019As marketing year (MY) 2018/19 draws to a close, customers of U.S. winter wheat are taking advantage of excellent buying opportunities on competitive pricing and high-quality, consistent supplies. Since the […]

Minnesota: 8 Steps for Safe Handling of Treated Seed

🕔Apr 18, 2019A significant amount of seed planted this year will have been treated with one or more fungicide, insecticide, nematicide, or biological seed treatments. The following are some key precautions and […]

Moving Grain: Flood Disruptions Continue; Ocean Freight Rates Low

🕔Apr 18, 2019Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Remain Relatively Low As of April 11, 2019, the rate for shipping a metric ton (mt) of grain from the U.S. Gulf to Japan was $42.00. […]

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