Deere – 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), […]

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.  […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Digging Deep for Some Good News

🕔May 17, 2019One had to dig deep this week to find positive news in the cotton market. It could only be found in the markets double bottom technical support between 66 and […]

DTN Retail Fertilizer: Minnesota Gov. Waives Service Hours to Speed Up Delivery

🕔May 16, 2019Retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the first week of May 2019 continue to be varied. Half of the eight major fertilizers were lower in price compared to last […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Sunshine! It’s Pedal to the Metal Time

🕔May 15, 2019Season long weed management will be critical for this crop since herbicide applications have been delayed or missed entirely. Glyphosate resistant ryegrass has been spotted in northeast Texas.

Ag Trade Aid II: $15 Billion More for Farmers? – DTN

🕔May 15, 2019Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman John Hoeven, R-N.D., said Tuesday he hopes that within “a week or so” the Trump administration will announce a program of trade aid to farmers […]

Bayer Loses Again – Third Glyphosate Trial, Stock Declines – DTN

🕔May 15, 2019The hits keep coming for Bayer’s Roundup glyphosate herbicide, as a California jury on Monday awarded $2.055 billion in damages to a couple that has battled cancer after decades of […]

2020 Political Rhetoric and 5 Years of Falling Crop Prices – Commentary

🕔May 15, 2019Though the 2018 mid-term elections are still in the rearview mirror, the 2020 presidential election campaign is in full swing. President Trump is holding campaign-style rallies while more than 20 […]

Farm Business: How Are Your Buying and Marketing Skills?

🕔May 14, 2019As farms continue to consolidate it becomes increasingly important to assess a farm’s management skills.  At a certain farm size, it is no longer easy or feasible for the manager […]

Corn Price Decline: It’s Not About Trade. Here’s the Real Answer. – DTN

🕔May 14, 2019While the U.S.-China trade negotiations are soaking up all the headlines, we might be ignoring the main driver behind the price declines in corn and soybeans, which is increasing production. […]

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