Compromised Corn Ahead

🕔Jul 15, 2019Rather like the old Bible verse, some cornfields are starting to suffer for the sins of their planters. “As you might imagine, we’re seeing a hodgepodge of problems, since so […]

Pesticide Disposal: Website Updated with Latest Rules

🕔Jul 15, 2019The Disposal module within the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship website was recently revised and expanded. The new version, available here, has additional content on disposal options for excess pesticide or unwanted […]

Livestock: How Will Corn Prices Affect Swine Finishing Feed Costs?

🕔Jul 15, 2019Corn price futures for the December 2019 contract increased from $3.79 per bushel for the week ending May 10 to $4.55 for the week ending June 28.  Even though corn […]

Wheat: Got that Old Bearish Feeling Again – DTN

🕔Jul 15, 2019If you have been reading DTN’s grain market commentary since June 28 — or if you read Wednesday’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) preview, “July WASDE: Mirage or […]

Weather Change – Drier Times for the Midwest? – DTN

🕔Jul 15, 2019Pacific Ocean El Nino conditions appear to be ending, which may indicate drier times ahead for the Midwest. That was the message in a review of eastern Pacific temperatures by […]

Ag Trade: Is China Buying More U.S. Farm Goods or Not?

🕔Jul 15, 2019Recent news reports have noted that U.S., China trade negotiations have been revived, but that China has yet to move forward with large U.S. agricultural purchases, as promised by President […]

DTN Cotton Close: Moves Higher on Oversold Conditions

🕔Jul 15, 2019Cotton was sharply higher Monday, as the market entered this new week heavily oversold. Supposedly, not only do speculators carry a record net short position, but the December market posted […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Prices Heating Up

🕔Jul 15, 2019Despite the USDA raising 2018-19 marketing year ending stocks for corn in last Thursday’s WASDE report, corn prices moved higher to end the week.  December corn futures prices returned to […]

Arkansas: Rice Field Day, Stuttgart, Aug. 2

🕔Jul 15, 2019Weed management, furrow irrigation and drone use in agriculture are all on the agenda Aug. 2 for the annual Rice Field Day being hosted by the University of Arkansas System […]

DTN Grain Close New Week Starts With Double-Digit Losses

🕔Jul 15, 2019Active futures contracts of corn, soybeans and the three U.S. wheats all posted double-digit losses, pressured by more rain in Monday’s seven-day forecast. It isn’t so much that the expected […]

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