USDA Assists Farmers, Ranchers, Communities Affected by Recent Flooding

🕔Mar 21, 2019To help residents, farmers, and ranchers affected by the devastation caused by recent flooding, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to aid […]

Iowa Farmers Survey Devastation; Floodwaters Continue Rising

🕔Mar 21, 2019The floods of 2011 and 1952 were bad, but even the old-timers cannot remember when so much water flooded the Missouri River basin in southwestern Iowa. Signficant flooding is also […]

Louisiana: Wheat, Cover Crop Field Day, Winnsboro, April 12

🕔Mar 21, 2019The LSU AgCenter will hold a wheat and cover crop field day April 12 at the Tom H. Scott Research and Educational Center south of Winnsboro. Registration is at 8:30 […]

Texas Ag Trade: Uncertainty, Low Commodity Prices Weigh on Outlook

🕔Mar 21, 2019It’s not as dire as the farm crisis seen in the 1980s, but ongoing trade uncertainty coupled with low commodity prices and rising interest rates has created challenging times for […]

DTN Grain Close: Row Crops Start to Acknowledge Problem

🕔Mar 21, 2019The May contract of corn was up 4 3/4 cents and May soybeans were up 4 1/2 cents, both finally showing slight acknowledgement of this month’s flooding problems and concerns […]

DTN Grain Midday: Firmer Action Developing

🕔Mar 21, 2019Corn leads trade at midday with firmer action developing. CORN Corn trade is 4 to 5 cents higher at midday with better buying developing during the day session. Midwest weather […]

Texas: Llano Estacado Crops Conference, Muleshoe, April 2

🕔Mar 21, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bailey County is hosting the Llano Estacado Crops Conference on April 2 at the Bailey County Electric Cooperative, 610 E. American Blvd., Muleshoe. […]

Illinois Corn: Should You Lower Nitrogen Application Rates?

🕔Mar 21, 2019Spring field operations will soon begin, and nitrogen applications on corn will commence.  More nitrogen will be applied this spring than is typical because wet weather limited fall applications. University-recommended […]

DTN Grain Open: Flooding, USDA Loom Large

🕔Mar 21, 20196:00 a.m. CME Globex: May corn is up 1 cent per bushel, May soybeans are up 1 3/4 cents, and May K.C. wheat is up 2 1/4 cents. CME Globex […]

DTN Grain Close: Wheat Prices Rebound With Help From Fed

🕔Mar 20, 2019May contracts of both, Chicago and K.C. wheat closed up 8 1/4 cents Wednesday after dovish comments from the Federal Reserve sent the June U.S. dollar lower. Corn and soybeans […]

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