Corn, Soybean Price Increases Boost Farm Income, Upend Global Trade Flows May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
Reuters writer Tom Polansek reported last week that, “A surge to eight-year highs in U.S. corn and soybean prices is boosting farmers’ incomes and their demand for land, tractors and tools. It is a turnaround for the agricultural […]

Texas: What La Niña Means for the Winter Fire Season Mar 3, 2021

🕔Mar 3, 2021
Texas’ winter/spring wildfire season is about to begin. Fire experts predict it could be a particularly active season because of La Niña this year. The weather pattern often brings drier, […]

Weather: La Nina Dryness Forecast for Spring – DTN Feb 23, 2021

🕔Feb 23, 2021
Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the USDA Midwest Climate Hub have drought in focus for much of the central region of the United States through […]

Ohio: Winter Into Spring Outlook Jan 7, 2021

🕔Jan 7, 2021
La Nina remains in full swing, the cooling of the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. Typically the impacts kick in for Ohio by late December or January. You can see the […]

Ag Trade: La Nina a “Supply-Side Wild Card” Dec 8, 2020

🕔Dec 8, 2020
Wall Street Journal writer Lucy Craymer reported late last week that, “La Niña is shaking up agriculture in an already-tumultuous year for commodity markets. “The natural weather phenomenon, known as the cool sister […]

Ag Trade: La Niña in Brazil Could Impact Chinese Demand for U.S. Soybeans Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
Soybean prices rose recently on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, driven by the delay in planting the Brazilian crop, among other factors.  This situation should prolong Chinese demand for U.S. production […]

Florida Weather: La Niña Here to Stay for a While Oct 12, 2020

🕔Oct 12, 2020
The latest La Niña advisory was released today by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC). It shows that a strong La Nina signal is in place in the eastern Pacific Ocean, […]

Weather: Drought Expected to Continue in Central U.S. – DTN Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
A turn from very wet to very dry conditions in the central U.S. during 2020 is forecast to continue through the end of the year. The official NOAA mid-September outlook […]

Weather Change – Drier Times for the Midwest? – DTN Jul 15, 2019

🕔Jul 15, 2019
Pacific Ocean El Nino conditions appear to be ending, which may indicate drier times ahead for the Midwest. That was the message in a review of eastern Pacific temperatures by […]

Dossett on Rice: Mark this One “Oversold” – Watching and Waiting Jun 1, 2018

🕔Jun 1, 2018
Cash Markets Thailand rice market steady at $449 for White Rice 5%. $475 for 100% Grade B.  We have seen a $1 change for four weeks.  The price of Jasmine […]

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