AgFax Weekend: Bt Corn Resistance | Farm Bill Chatter

🕔Nov 16, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Bt Corn Resistance | Farm Bill Chatter | and more.  

DTN Livestock Close: Hog Futures Finish Pre-Holiday Business Week With Limit Gains

🕔Nov 16, 2018Lean hog futures closed sharply higher Friday, spurred to limit gains thanks to aggressive short-covering and oversold charts. The cattle complex settled on a mixed basis with nearby live issues […]

U.S. Rice Market: Rain, Cold, Snow Impedes Final Harvest in Some Areas

🕔Nov 16, 2018The export sales report for the week noted a large (percentage wise) decrease from the previous week’s volume. From a practical standpoint, the actual tonnage sold was within what would normally […]

Cleveland on Cotton: China’s Polyester Dump; Pricing – Think Aggressively

🕔Nov 16, 2018Last week’s incredibly bullish world supply demand report seemed to depress the market all week. The old adage of a bearish response to a seemingly bullish report possibly spells doom […]

DTN Cotton Close: Edges Higher on Weaker Dollar

🕔Nov 16, 2018December cotton fractionally lower even as the U.S. Dollar fell on Brexit woes and traders were prepping for December’s impending delivery. However, besides Brexit, there have been some rumblings the […]

Ag Trade: What to Expect from the New NAFTA

🕔Nov 16, 2018After more than a year of talks, the US, Canada, and Mexico struck a new trade deal to replace NAFTA, known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. The agreement […]

Bt Corn Hybrids : Confirmed Resistance to Western Corn Rootworm – DTN

🕔Nov 16, 2018Few corn hybrids are fully protected from the western corn rootworm anymore — not even pyramided Bt corn hybrids.   In October, Corteva Agriscience informed EPA that the company has confirmed […]

Seasonal Drought Outlook – Dec., Jan., Feb.

🕔Nov 16, 2018Heavy precipitation during the past 30-days resulted in significant drought reduction from the Rocky Mountain states eastward to the Atlantic Coast, western Washington state, the southern Intermountain region, and a […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔Nov 16, 2018Spot quotations averaged 199 points lower 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: Soybean Meal Pops Higher, Helped By Export Sales

🕔Nov 16, 2018December soybean meal closed up $5.50 Friday, boosted by a healthy start of export sales commitments in early 2018-19. Soybeans and winter wheat ended modestly higher while corn and spring […]

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