Ag Economy: 15-Point Checklist for You and Your Lender – DTN

🕔May 20, 2019Good times lift both good and bad farm managers, but when profit margins grow slim, farmers with higher levels of business intelligence are more likely to succeed and grow. Agricultural […]

Farmers Pushed by Weather and Market: Tale of Woe is Wide, Deep – DTN

🕔May 20, 2019This spring is delivering a grim message to many farmers this year. “It seems like both the weather and the markets are telling us not to plant any of the […]

John Deere & Co. – Ag Economy Pushes Stock into Bear Territory

🕔May 20, 2019Deere & Co.’s second quarterly report for 2019 was yet one more indicator of the increasing economic struggle in U.S. agriculture.  After the report was released on Friday (May 17), […]

DTN Cotton Close: Sharply Higher on Weather, Plantings

🕔May 20, 2019The cotton market finished Monday strong. With the U.S./China trade talks in limbo, the weather news was able to take front-and-center attention. To that end, the U.S. Delta remains overly […]

North Carolina Cotton: Increasing Thrips Damage. Is It Resistance?

🕔May 20, 2019Reports of thrips damage on cotton with an insecticidal seed treatment and/or in-furrow neonicotinoid (Admire Pro) have increased over the past week. Concern about thrips resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides (the […]

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Temps Good, Soil Moisture Concerns

🕔May 20, 2019It appears that we are past having to worry about temperatures for planting so we will not post anymore temperature based planting conditions predictions unless there are some dramatic changes. […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Sugarcane Aphid Thresholds

🕔May 20, 2019Cotton Cotton that has been planted and emerged is growing as our saturated soil profile is finally starting to dry down. Cotton in the scouting program was at the 2- […]

DTN Cotton Open: Overnight Market Chops Sideways

🕔May 20, 2019The cotton market is picking up where it left off last week — bearish. Last week saw the market fall some 300 points, and the week before roughly about 750 […]

AgFax Weekend: Bayer’s Glyphosate Problem | 1927 Flood Déjà vu

🕔May 17, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Bayer’s Glyphosate Problem | 1927 Flood Déjà vu | Prevented Planning – Not Your Daddy’s Version | and more.

Mississippi Delta: Longest Stretch of Floodwater Since 1927 – 223,700 Crop Acres – Video

🕔May 17, 2019Although the Mississippi River appears to have crested around Arkansas City, Arkansas, the devastation of Yazoo River backwater flooding in the lower Mississippi Delta will not ease up for months.  […]

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