Arkansas Rice: Replanting Decisions Coming Up

🕔Apr 22, 2018Our conditions haven’t been great, but they could have been worse. NASS says we had 27% of the rice planted on Monday (4/16), but my traveling had me thinking around […]

Agfax Weekend: Syngenta Payout | Farm Bill – Eligibility Expansion?

🕔Apr 20, 2018This week’s Agfax Weekend – Syngenta Payout | Farm Bill – Eligibility Expansion? | Dicamba Ban Legal Battle – Surprised? | and more.

Rice Market: Export Sales Increased Significantly

🕔Apr 20, 2018The rice industry saw generic strengthening in most of the primary marketing areas. The export sales report was up significantly over last week’s numbers at 87,000 MT in total sales. This indicates […]

Ag Economy: Federal Reserve April 2018 Beige Book Report

🕔Apr 20, 2018On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its April 2018 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations […]

Drought Outlook Seasonal: Improvements for Plains, Southeast

🕔Apr 20, 2018Drought coverage decreased slightly during the past four weeks, but within the drought areas, there were noteworthy changes in intensity. There was fairly broad expansion of D4 (exceptional drought, the […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: A Week for Extremes – Snow, Fire, and Rain

🕔Apr 20, 2018Summary A powerful spring storm emerged from the West and brought extreme conditions to several regions. For example, historic, late-season snow blanketed portions of the northern Plains, upper Midwest, and […]

Louisiana Rice: Cold-Stunted Plants Complicate Flooding Decisions

🕔Apr 20, 2018Most of the rice in southwest Louisiana went into the ground during a two-week interval when we had warmer weather and dry soil. When most of that rice emerged in […]

Rice Planting Reports: Plenty Of Delays, Too Much Cold Weather

🕔Apr 20, 2018Southwest Louisiana and Texas It has been cool and wet in Louisiana for the past two weeks and the adverse weather conditions have our rice crop looking pretty rough overall. […]

Rice: Planters Rolling Where Fields are Dry; Texas Fields Greening Up

🕔Apr 20, 2018Texas Derrol Grymes The Texas Gulf Coast rice crop is finally starting to shape up. With warmer weather and a little bit of sunshine these past few days, the fields […]

DTN Retail Fertilizer: Prices Continue on Upward Trend

🕔Apr 19, 2018Most average retail fertilizer prices continued their slow but steady trek higher the second week of April 2018, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. Snapping a string of four straight […]

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