Texas Cotton: Wind Damage, Thrips Causing Trouble on Upper Coast

🕔Apr 23, 2018We have experienced entirely too much wind lately, and I’ve seen varied degrees of stressed cotton in all three of my counties. The wind damage along with the cooler temperatures […]

Shurley On Cotton: “A Chip Shot Away From 80 Cents”

🕔Apr 22, 2018Eighty-cent cotton is within sight. Prices (Dec futures) trended down this week but rebounded on Thursday and Friday — closing at 79.43 cents on Friday. Dec broke 79 cents for […]

Arkansas Rice: Replanting Decisions Coming Up

🕔Apr 22, 2018Our conditions haven’t been great, but they could have been worse. NASS says we had 27% of the rice planted on Monday (4/16), but my traveling had me thinking around […]

Sawyer On Crops: Peanuts – Can You Afford To Plant Too Early? – Podcast

🕔Apr 21, 2018Soil temperatures matter when it comes time to planting peanuts, says Andrew Sawyer in this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast. He discusses the kind of pattern you need […]

Agfax Weekend: Syngenta Payout | Farm Bill – Eligibility Expansion?

🕔Apr 20, 2018This week’s Agfax Weekend – Syngenta Payout | Farm Bill – Eligibility Expansion? | Dicamba Ban Legal Battle – Surprised? | and more.

Rice Market: Export Sales Increased Significantly

🕔Apr 20, 2018The rice industry saw generic strengthening in most of the primary marketing areas. The export sales report was up significantly over last week’s numbers at 87,000 MT in total sales. This indicates […]

Mississippi: Corn Planting, Progress Hindered by Cold, Rain

🕔Apr 20, 2018More than half of Mississippi’s expected corn crop has been planted and is emerging, although cool and wet weather have made progress difficult. Erick Larson, grain crops agronomist with the […]

Ag Economy: Federal Reserve April 2018 Beige Book Report

🕔Apr 20, 2018On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its April 2018 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations […]

Virginia Cotton: Nitrogen – How Much Should You Apply at Planting?

🕔Apr 20, 2018Nitrogen is needed by the cotton plant at higher amounts than any other nutrient. We have been on a trend of increasing the rate of nitrogen, which is either causing […]

Drought Outlook Seasonal: Improvements for Plains, Southeast

🕔Apr 20, 2018Drought coverage decreased slightly during the past four weeks, but within the drought areas, there were noteworthy changes in intensity. There was fairly broad expansion of D4 (exceptional drought, the […]



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