Why Have Commodity Prices All Spiked Significantly Higher? – DTN May 6, 2021

🕔May 6, 2021
Let’s start by agreeing that $7 corn isn’t necessarily a great thing. It isn’t great for livestock feeders, it isn’t great for ethanol plants and it isn’t great for drivers […]

Have Farm Program Payments Affected the Distribution of Crop Acres? Jan 29, 2021

🕔Jan 29, 2021
Different farm program payments across crops have been an on-going US farm policy issue, with the focus often on high per acre payments to cotton, peanuts, and rice.  Coppess discusses […]

Texas: 2021 High Plains Budgets, Profitability Analyzer Available to Producers Jan 19, 2021

🕔Jan 19, 2021
As producers begin planning for their new cropping season, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has released the 2021 District 1 Texas Crop and Livestock Budgets and an updated 2021 High Plains Crop […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Lower U.S. Soybean Production, Higher Imports Jan 12, 2021

🕔Jan 12, 2021
U.S. oilseed production for 2020/21 is estimated at 122.4 million tons, down 1.25 million from the previous report. Smaller soybean, peanut, and cottonseed crops are partly offset by an increase […]

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: Expect More Nitrogen Demand In 2021 Nov 18, 2020

🕔Nov 18, 2020
Retail fertilizer prices continue to be generally mixed, according to retailers tracked by DTN for the second week of November 2020. The prices of five of the eight major fertilizers […]

A Farm Policy Dilemma: Base Acres, Planted Acres, and Ad Hoc Payments Sep 24, 2020

🕔Sep 24, 2020
Farm safety net payments that mitigate low farm income can encourage more production and thus more payments.  Since the 1996 farm bill, this fundamental farm safety net dilemma has been […]

Oil Crops: Domestic Soybean Crush Setting All-time High as Meal Use Gains Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
USDA’s Acreage report last month indicated that the 2020/21 soybean acreage is 83.8 million acres, a 10-percent recovery from 2019/20. A slightly higher harvested acreage estimate raises USDA’s forecast of […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Domestic Soybean Production Increased Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
U.S. oilseed production for 2020/21 is projected at 122.8 million tons, down 0.4 million from last month, with increases for soybeans and peanuts offset with reductions for canola, sunflowerseed, and […]

Kansas Canola: New Varieties Suited to Southern Great Plains Mar 9, 2020

🕔Mar 9, 2020
Kansas State University is hoping to give a boost to growing canola in the southern Great Plains as it embarks on developing hybrid varieties that are specific for the region. […]

Trade Aid: Last Payment Sent, Check Your Bank – DTN Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
Farmers should see the third and final round of Market Facilitation Program payments in the bank by the end of the week, USDA announced in a news release on Monday. […]

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