General Situation This week brought about some rain storms and looks like we will continue to receive some chances for rain across the Valley in the next week. Temperatures are in the high 80s to low 90s during the day
Last Thursday saw the monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) impact the market with significant results. In the domestic market factors, cash prices have continued to slowly appreciate over the past week. The advent of diminished projected stocks
Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week. This is near record progress behind only 2012. Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out to be a boon for growers when they broke the
The bulls were again winners in an exciting week for longs and producers. In last week’s report, I said the markets bias would be near unchanged to a bit lower. I was wrong. Despite the impending First Notice Day,
Successful Planting Strategy Next to variety selection, most likely the next very important decision a producer makes is when to plant. The single most important issue to recognize is that cotton seedlings can be damaged by cool, wet soils. Depending
The University of Tennessee Cotton Insect Scout School is scheduled for Friday, May 26 at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center in Jackson.
The EPA as once again approved the Section 18 application allowing the use of Transform WG to control tarnished plant bugs in cotton
Despite a little cold damage, we have a lot of good looking wheat out there. A lot of our wheat is in the flowering stage right now. The tillers that were damaged by the cold have mostly turned brown now
Stink bugs can injure corn during the seedling stage, leading to tillering, stunting, and sometimes plant death. In order to prevent this, you must scout and spray at the correct time. Also, more stink bugs this year appear to have
The bulls were again winners in an exciting week for longs and producers. In last week’s report, I said the markets bias would be near unchanged to a bit lower.