Texas: 24 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods, Drought

🕔Sep 19, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 24 Texas as primary natural disaster areas. Producers due to recent disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Extreme Heat Intensifies ‘Flash Droughts’

🕔Sep 19, 2019Summary Rapidly intensifying “flash drought” — attributed in part to extreme late-summer heat — continued to afflict many areas from the lower Midwest and Mid-Atlantic States to the Gulf Coast. […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Oct., Nov., Dec.

🕔Sep 19, 2019A hot end to the summer along with a generally suppressed convective regime resulted in numerous areas of drought development across the southern Plains, Midwest and Southeast, while spotty convection […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Markets Show Growing Support

🕔Sep 19, 2019As Thursday grows closer and closer to the noon hour, all livestock markets continue to show more signs of growing support. With little cash trade developed on the live cattle […]

Livestock: New Rule to End Limits on Swine Inspection Line Speeds – DTN

🕔Sep 19, 2019The Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service on Tuesday published a rule in the Federal Register that ends government limits on the speeds that swine go through inspection lines. […]

DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Buyers to Show Greater Interest

🕔Sep 19, 2019Light cattle trade took place Wednesday mainly in Texas and at $2 higher than last week. Buyers seem more willing to open the checkbook in the attempt to procure needed […]

DTN Livestock Close: Hints of Recovery in Cattle Prices

🕔Sep 18, 2019Livestock futures managed to hold on to mild gains across the board Wednesday. Daily trading volume was low by recent standards, perhaps while fund traders were waiting for the Federal […]

Oklahoma: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought

🕔Sep 18, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Oklahoma counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Comanche, Cotton, Jackson, Kiowa, and Tillman counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may […]

Louisiana: 2 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Sep 18, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Louisiana parishes as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to two separate disaster events may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Markets Bounce, Uneasy Where to Land

🕔Sep 18, 2019Wednesday opened to a mixed and wavering complex but has since found support in the corn markets and nearby lean hog contracts. Live cattle and feeder cattle contracts are both […]

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