Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Growers Face Mounting Storage Issues

🕔Oct 19, 2018USDA’s Crop Production report in October forecasts a 2018/19 soybean crop of 4.69 billion bushels based on a 514,000-acre reduction in expected harvested acreage. In contrast, the soybean yield improved […]

Hyper Herbicide Resistance? This Watehemp Defies 6 Modes Of Action – AgFax

🕔Oct 19, 2018After researchers confirmed that the waterhemp population was resistant to 2,4-D, the news just got worse as one herbicide after another failed to control the population.

Farm Policy: Expiration of the 2014 Farm Bill, CRS Report

🕔Oct 19, 2018Late last week, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) released a report titled, “Expiration of the 2014 Farm Bill,” which stated that, “The current farm bill (the Agricultural Act of 2014, […]

DTN Grain Close: Corn, Soybeans Sag To Lower Finish

🕔Oct 19, 2018Row-crop prices were lower most of Friday after USDA reported a cancelled soybean sale to China and stretched a little lower at the finish with November soybeans showing a final […]

Missouri: Cass County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought

🕔Oct 19, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Cass County, Missouri, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

North Dakota: 6 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

🕔Oct 19, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated six North Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Eddy, Foster, Nelson, Renville, Ward and Wells counties who suffered losses due to a […]

Weather Forecasts Disagree: NOAA Says Warm Winter – DTN Says Cold Winter

🕔Oct 19, 2018The weather recordkeeping winter season, from December 2018 through February 2019, is about five weeks away. Ahead of winter, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is calling for […]

DTN Fertilizer: Farmer Poll – 45% Plan Spring Applications, Not Fall

🕔Oct 19, 2018Retail fertilizer prices continue to move higher slowly, according to prices tracked by DTN for the second week of October 2018. For the fifth week in a row, all eight […]

DTN Grain Midday: Row Crops Move Lower as Wheat Firms

🕔Oct 19, 2018Row crops are lower, wheat firmer at midday. CORN Corn trade is 2 to 3 cents lower in quiet midday trade with the market looking to build footing going into […]

Georgia Farmers Face $2 Bln in Losses from Michael

🕔Oct 19, 2018Hurricane Michael blew across southwest Georgia on Oct. 10, causing at least $2 billion in losses to the state’s agriculture industry, according to early estimates from University of Georgia Cooperative […]

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