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Drought: Dakotas in Crisis – Frustration with USDA Lack of Funds – DTN

Drought: Dakotas in Crisis – Frustration with USDA Lack of Funds – DTN

πŸ‘€By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jul 24, 2017

Scattered thundershowers across North Dakota on Wednesday brought a slight respite to the region’s drought, but farmers and ranchers say some crops are already lost and it would take months of rainfall to rebuild pastures. Dryland corn from central South

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Alabama: 2 Wheat Production Meetings, Aug. 14

Alabama: 2 Wheat Production Meetings, Aug. 14

πŸ‘€By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Regional Extension Agent 🕔Jul 24, 2017

There will be two wheat production meetings geared towards producing high yields on Monday, August 14. There is an opportunity with better wheat prices for wheat/soybeans in growers’ rotation. Speakers will be Dr. Dewey Lee, University of Georgia Professor Emeritus

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DTN Grain Close: Row Crops Lower With Milder Temps

DTN Grain Close: Row Crops Lower With Milder Temps

πŸ‘€From DTN/Telvent 🕔Jul 24, 2017

Corn and soybeans closed lower Monday as traders faced a more pleasant seven-day forecast with chances for rain across much of the Midwest. The outlook for the northwestern Plains remains dangerously dry, but September Minneapolis wheat was down 15 1/4

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Dossett On Rice (And Corn And Beans): This Week, An Aerial Appraisal

Dossett On Rice (And Corn And Beans): This Week, An Aerial Appraisal

πŸ‘€By Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management, LLC, Waco, Texas 🕔Jul 24, 2017

I just returned from a 5-day trip to the Midwest and then Arkansas and Mississippi. I flew my plane from central Texas through southwest Missouri to central Missouri and landed for fuel in Brookfield, Missouri. Corn looked good from the

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DTN Livestock Midday: Limit Losses Develop in Cattle

DTN Livestock Midday: Limit Losses Develop in Cattle

πŸ‘€By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Jul 24, 2017

Sharp losses flood through cattle trade as limit losses are seen in live cattle and feeder cattle futures. The bearish tone of the cattle on feed report has created additional pressure on the entire complex. GENERAL COMMENTS: Limit losses have

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DTN Grain Midday: Spring Wheat Leads the Way Down

DTN Grain Midday: Spring Wheat Leads the Way Down

πŸ‘€By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Jul 24, 2017

Trade is lower across the board at midday led by spring wheat. Cooler-to-normal conditions outlooks have eased weather concerns. CORN Corn trade is near the daily highs at midday, but sitting 4 to 5 cents lower at midday. A 4

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Kansas: Regional Farm Succession Planning Seminar, Lincoln, Aug. 22

Kansas: Regional Farm Succession Planning Seminar, Lincoln, Aug. 22

πŸ‘€By Sandra Wick and Nora Rhoades, Kansas State University 🕔Jul 24, 2017

The day sons or daughters announce they’d like to take over the family farm or ranch can be a proud one, but it can also be very stressful with communication challenges, legal pitfalls and differing expectations. To ensure the successful

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Indiana: Agronomy Field Day, West Lafayette, Sept. 7

Indiana: Agronomy Field Day, West Lafayette, Sept. 7

πŸ‘€By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Jul 24, 2017

Farmers trying to balance weak crop prices and rising input costs can learn more about farm financial fitness at a field day sponsored by Purdue Extension, the Purdue Department of Agronomy, the Indiana Soybean Alliance and the Indiana Corn Marketing

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Lower Within Prior-Session Range

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Lower Within Prior-Session Range

πŸ‘€By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jul 24, 2017

Chances for showers, thunderstorms linger at 30% around Lubbock on the Texas Plains. Trend-following funds reduced net longs for the ninth consecutive week. Cash online business sales slipped to 246 bales. Cotton futures ticked lower early Monday, with benchmark December

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North Carolina: Blackland Farm Managers Tour, Columbia, Aug. 2

North Carolina: Blackland Farm Managers Tour, Columbia, Aug. 2

πŸ‘€By Rod Gurganus, North Carolina State University County Extension Director 🕔Jul 24, 2017

The 2017 Blackland Farm Managers Tour will be held on Wednesday, August 2nd at Green Valley Farms in Columbia (7014 NC-94, Columbia). Registration and the vendor fair will begin at 7:00 AM. Opening remarks begin at 8:00 AM. Field sessions

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