Thompson On Cotton: Plenty Working Against Immediate Optimism Nov 20, 2019

🕔Nov 20, 2019As a professed optimist, I’m a little concerned with the lack of market enthusiasm, considering some recent positive news. First, there was the November crop report where world production was […]

What Ag Economic Analysis Often Misses – Commentary Nov 20, 2019

🕔Nov 20, 2019Even ignoring the impact of the current trade dispute with China, we are now in the 7th year of generally declining crop prices. In addition, significant trade adjustment payments and […]

Liberty Herbicide Now “Preferred” Glufosinate With Enlist System Nov 20, 2019

🕔Nov 20, 2019To give farmers the best control of tough and resistant weeds, Corteva Agriscience and BASF are now recommending the use of Liberty and Enlist One herbicides on Enlist E3 soybean […]

Peanuts: Argentine Farmers Struggle To Plant Amidst Drought Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019The lack of significant and widespread rains continues to hinder planting progress in parts of the Argentine peanut area (see the world crop outlook below for a broader picture). So […]

Cleveland On Cotton: Unusual Approach For “Bottled Up” Market? Nov 2, 2019

🕔Nov 2, 2019Another week, another view. Fundamentals appear to be little changed from last week. Week by week, export sales and shipments are poor, but prior-year carryover sales were so large that […]

Missouri River Flooding: Tough Outlook Now And Later – DTN Oct 29, 2019

🕔Oct 29, 2019The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is warning residents throughout the Missouri River watershed that the risks for spring flooding in 2020 remain high. This week, the Corps has been […]

Land Prices: What’s Holding Them Up Now? – DTN Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019A 67-acre tract of farmland in Sioux County, Iowa, brought $18,300 per acre at auction earlier this month. In September, Hertz Farm Management had 10 sales at $10,000 or more […]

Nitrogen: Fight The Temptation To Apply Too Early – DTN Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019More than a few farmers are getting antsy to put the 2019 season in the books. When it comes to applying fall anhydrous ammonia, though, patience is more than a […]

Corn: Much Anxiety, Despite Lifeless Market – DTN Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019Judging by the day-to-day moves in December corn this month, one wouldn’t guess there’s much stress in the market as prices started October at $3.88 per bushel and closed Thursday […]

Cleveland On Cotton: Market Seeks Direction, But It’s Not Coming From China Oct 26, 2019

🕔Oct 26, 2019This is one of those times when the market begs for some direction – where to go and precisely how to get there. Simply put, the market is quiet. We […]

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