Drought Monitor Weekly: Broken, Highly-Variable Rains

🕔Jul 12, 2019Summary A broken, highly-variable rainfall pattern predominated across the Country. Most areas where conditions are often dry during the summer followed this pattern, with little or no precipitation falling across […]

TS Barry Adding to Miss. Delta Flood Woes – DTN

Flood waters surround the bottom third of a mobile home with trees in the background.
🕔Jul 12, 2019The second named Atlantic Basin tropical weather system of the season, Tropical Storm Barry, is threatening to bring storm surge and heavy rain to the central Gulf Coast and the […]

DTN Grain Midday: Trade Firms with Warmer Forecast

🕔Jul 12, 2019Broadly firmer trade at midday with heat expected for the Corn Belt. CORN Corn trade is 6 to 8 cents higher at midday with the warmer forecast helping to push […]

Trade Disruption: What Can We Learn from 1970s -1980s?

🕔Jul 12, 2019The 1980s was a devastating time for American farmers, considered the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. The early 1970s provided the catalyst for the 1980s crisis via the […]

South Carolina: Mostly Waiting On Insects

🕔Jul 12, 2019The fungus that kills cotton aphids has been reported in southern latitudes, and I have seen and heard of some locally, so aphids should be feeling the wrath of that […]

Alabama: Brown Marmorated, Red Banded Stink Bugs Prevalent in 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019Each year brings new challenges to the field. Whether it be a crop pest or significant weather events, producers are always adapting inputs and timing to maximize efficiency and yield. […]

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Some Manufacturers Push for Higher Prices

🕔Jul 12, 2019Independence Day may have been last week, but there were no fireworks in retail fertilizer prices. Prices tracked by DTN for the first week of July 2019 show prices continue […]

DTN Grain Open: Markets Ease Following WASDE-Day Surge

🕔Jul 12, 20196:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn is down 1 3/4 cents per bushel, November soybeans are down 1 3/4 cents, and September K.C. wheat is down 2 cents. CME Globex […]

USDA Extends Crops Reporting Deadline for 12 States – DTN

🕔Jul 11, 2019Farmers in 12 flood-ravaged states will have an extra week — until July 22 — to report spring-seeded crops to USDA’s Farm Service Agency, according to a news release from […]

Moving Grain: Inland Waterway Conditions Improve

🕔Jul 11, 2019Navigation Conditions Improve Throughout the Inland Waterways As of July 11, the Mississippi River gauge at St. Louis was reported at 33.7 feet, a decline from higher levels in previous […]

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