Arkansas: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Excessive Rains

🕔Feb 22, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Arkansas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Arkansas, Lee, St. Francis and White counties who suffered losses caused by excessive rain that […]

Plains Cotton Quality Reports

🕔Feb 22, 2019The latest Quality Reports from the Lubbock, Lamesa, and Abilene Classing Offices are available online from a link on PCG’s web site at These reports also are available directly […]

Texas: Cotton Update Meeting, Hereford, March 7

🕔Feb 22, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Deaf Smith County will offer a cotton update and two continuing education trainings in late February and early March. All three programs […]

ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero

🕔Feb 22, 2019The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation announced that the competitiveness payment program payment rate in effect from 12:01 a.m., Eastern Time, Friday, February 22, 2019, through midnight, Eastern Time, […]

DTN Grain Close: Markets Yawn on Busy Friday

🕔Feb 22, 2019Friday began with new USDA estimates for the 2019-20 season, followed by six weeks of export sales data wrapped up in one report. By the end of the day, most […]

Dossett On Rice: USDA’s Outlook For Rice Acres May Be A Stretch

🕔Feb 22, 2019Cash Market Thai Rice prices have moved up $2 to $412 MT for White 5%. Vietnam price is $342 mt. Maybe that is why Iraq bought Vietnamese rice in the […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Mixed Prices Keep Volume Light

🕔Feb 22, 2019Light activity is seen in all markets with traders focusing on potential renewed activity early next week. Prices are mixed with very limited direction seen Friday morning. General Comments Narrowly […]

DTN Grain Midday: Markets Moving Mostly Sideways

🕔Feb 22, 2019Row crops move sideways, with spring wheat the midday leader. CORN Corn trade flat to 1 cent higher at midday in light two-sided action so far. A 92-million-acre figure, up […]

DTN Cotton Open: Mixed On Sales Data Summary

🕔Feb 22, 2019The cotton market is slightly lower after USDA published its long-delayed sales and exports information. A general summary of the report is as follows: Net sales of 977,100 RB for […]

DTN Livestock Open: Hog Market Support Expected

🕔Feb 22, 2019Follow-through support is expected to move into hog futures following sharp triple-digit gains Thursday. The focus across the complex will be on the plethora of backlogged reports to be released […]

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