USDA – January 11 Report Critical for 2019 Market Planning

🕔Jan 2, 2019The ongoing partial government shutdown halted the release of many key USDA reports.  If the USDA releases the reports as scheduled on January 11, they hold implications for forming expectations […]

Texas: Red River Crops Conference, Childress, Jan. 23-24

🕔Dec 10, 2018The sixth annual Red River Crops Conference: Planning for Success, offering crop production information designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains, is set for Jan. 23-24 in the […]

Kansas: Soy, Corn Prices Down – Looking at Alternative Crops

🕔Nov 27, 2018With precipitous drops in the price of corn, wheat and other crops traditionally grown in Kansas, some of the state’s farmers seek alternative growing options.  In parts of western Kansas, […]

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 […]

USDA Issues $4.8 Bln in Farm Safety Net, Conservation Payments

🕔Oct 12, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that the United State Department of Agriculture continues to invest in rural America with more than $4.8 billion in payments being made, starting this […]

Minnesota: 4 Considerations for Fall Sulfur Application

🕔Aug 8, 2018As crazy as it sounds, fall is right around the corner. What’s your strategy for post-harvest fertilizer application?  We’ve been getting questions about sulfur application as farmers look for their […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Robust Soybean Meal Use Spurs Record Crush

🕔Jun 15, 2018Based on strong soybean meal demand, USDA raised its 2017/18 marketing year forecast of the domestic soybean crush by 25 million bushels this month to a record 2.015 billion. The […]

Ag Policy: Price Loss Coverage Favors “Other Oilseeds”

🕔Jun 4, 2018In the context of U.S. commodity policy, “other oilseeds” include canola, crambe, flaxseed, mustard seed, rapeseed, safflower, sesame seed, and sunflower seed, as well as “any oilseed designated by the […]

Texas Field Reports: Some Rains Hit the Plains, but Mostly Dry

🕔May 30, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Daytime temperatures were high. Moisture was needed as dry conditions persisted and were stressing row crops and pasture land. Cotton fields […]

Bayer-Monsanto: Department of Justice says Divest $9Bln Assets – DTN

🕔May 30, 2018The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that Bayer and Monsanto will have to divest of $9 billion in assets, largely to BASF, for the Trump Administration to approve of […]

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