DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Fare Better Than Expected Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019After the noon hour Tuesday cattle contracts made a mixed comeback and lean hog contracts fared exceptionally well. GENERAL COMMENTS: Even though Tuesdays are generally tough on cattle contracts, both […]

Midwest Corn: Harvest Headaches – Drying, Storing Grain – DTN Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019Many Midwest farmers faced a late-planting season with the added headache of poor summer growing weather, excessive rainfall and in some states early snowfall stalling harvest. However, things got worse […]

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Late Harvest Means Slow Demand Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019The following is a breakdown of wholesale prices and trends of the various fertilizers in the month of September. AMMONIA International: Global ammonia prices edged slightly higher in early October […]

Texas: Farm Bill Meeting, San Saba, Dec. 4 Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled a Farm Bill meeting in San Saba on Dec. 4. The event will start at 8 a.m. at the San Saba Civic […]

DTN Cotton Close: Slightly Higher, Awaits Harvest Data Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019The cotton market ended higher Tuesday in a move counter to Monday’s lower finished. However, Tuesday’s trade was characterized by tight ranges (less than 1.00 cent), small gains (up 0.30 […]

Climate-Smart Ag May Help Farm Profits – Commentary Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held a hearing titled, “Solving the Climate Crisis: Opportunities in Agriculture,” on October 30, 2019 (here). In her opening statement, Committee Chair […]

Corn, Soybeans: Field Crop Disease Loss Calculator Available Online Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019The Crop Protection Network (CPN) recently launched its new “Field Crop Disease Loss Calculator” research tool, complete with years of historical data for estimated losses caused by disease in corn […]

Trade Talks: Roll Back of Tariffs Stymie Phase One Deal Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019Josh Zumbrun, William Mauldin and Chao Deng reported on the front page of Friday’s Wall Street Journal that, “Beijing’s announcement Thursday that the U.S. and China have mutually agreed to roll […]

DTN Grain Close: KC Wheat Hits New 3-Month High Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019December KC wheat closed up 16 cents Tuesday, posting a new three-month high after cold morning temperatures invaded the southwestern U.S. Plains and prompted short-covering among bearish noncommercials. December corn […]

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019The following prices are effective from Wednesday 11/13/19 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 11/19/19. The next announcement is scheduled for Tuesday 11/19/19 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. […]

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