California Almonds – Rain Persists, Fungicide Decisions In Play – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔May 25, 2019Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. Owen Taylor, […]

AgFax Weekend: Deere Tightens Up | Farm Bill 2020

🕔May 24, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Deere Tightens Up | Farm Bill 2020 | and more.

DTN Cotton Close: Higher on Shorts Covering

🕔May 24, 2019The cotton market staged another bullish session Friday, as speculators covered additional positions ahead of the three-day Memorial weekend. Although the December contract is up about 1.25 cents for the […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Southeast Dry; More Rains, Floods Elsewhere

🕔May 24, 2019Summary A series of Pacific upper-level weather systems, and their associated surface lows and fronts, moved across the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) during this U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week. These systems […]

Cleveland on Cotton: U.S. Textile Supply Chain Leaving China

🕔May 24, 2019Cotton prices had a plus week with December gaining 121 points going into the weekly close at 67.55. The market found solid support all week as mills were active with […]

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

🕔May 24, 2019Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 20.1 cents per pound for the week ending May 18, up 0.1 cent from the previous week. Marketings of […]

Midwest Corn: How Will Late Planting Affect Acreage, Yield, Marketing?

🕔May 24, 2019USDA’s release of the Crop Progress report on May 20 showed corn planting at 49 percent nationally.  The planting progress in numerous major corn producing states lags behind historical averages significantly. The […]

Trade Aid Details Released – “A Little Band-Aid for a Big Problem”

🕔May 24, 2019Wall Street Journal writer Josh Zumbrun reported on Thursday that, “The Trump administration said it would spend $16 billion to offset the impact on American agriculture from the trade conflict with China, […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔May 24, 2019Average quotations were 32 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […]

DTN Grain Close: This Rain Ain’t Makin’ Grain

🕔May 24, 2019July contracts of corn, soybeans and all three wheats closed higher Friday and were higher on the week as corn planting difficulties persist in 2019. Outside markets were also mostly […]

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