DTN Cotton Closing: Closing Out the Month Flat May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Cotton Ends Month Flat The cotton market overcame triple-digit losses Friday to close nearly flat. The cotton market overcame triple-digit losses Friday to close nearly flat. Earlier in the session, […]

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Enrollment Begins – DTN May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
USDA is set to begin accepting applications Tuesday from crop growers and livestock producers for $16 billion in aid under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Cattle producers who typically […]

Texas Plains: Some Heavy Thrips Spots, Pillbugs Doing Damage – Podcast May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Check out my latest audio podcast for Hale and Swisher counties.  It starts with the nearby area IPM agent Kerry Siders for Hockley and Cochran Counties and includes John Thobe […]

Mississippi: Drier Weather Helps Growers Catch Up on Planting May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Row crop growers in Mississippi used a relatively dry May to make up for planting time lost earlier in the spring due to wet weather and soggy fields. As of […]

South Carolina Cotton: Grasshoppers Remain The Main Focus May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Grasshoppers are still out in force, but heavy acephate rates and Dimilin at 2 fl oz/acre will suppress adults and control immatures and control tobacco thrips. If you don’t have […]

DTN Cotton Open: Lower on China Worries May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
The cotton market is materially lower Friday morning as traders fear what President Trump’s special news conference might bring. Sometime today, the President is scheduled to respond to China’s passage […]

Managing Ag PPE Needs When Supplies Are Short May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is necessary to protect farmers and other agricultural workers from pesticides, grain dust, mold, and other hazards. The COVID-19 global pandemic, however, has stressed the […]

Corn, Soybean, Cotton – Basics of CFAP Direct Payments May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
The USDA has started accepting applications for CFAP payments to producers that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Making Economical Decisions May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Retail fertilizer prices continued to float between slightly higher and slightly lower than last month during the third week of May 2020, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. This marks […]

Texas: Aransas County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Drought May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Aransas County, Texas, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

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