Acreage, Grain Stocks Summaries: Soybeans, Rice React Favorably, Cotton, Corn Slightly Negative Jul 5, 2022

    🕔Jul 5, 2022
    The USDA released its annual Acreage Report, which provided the markets with a more accurate idea of spring planting progress and what potential supply implications may be in store for […]

    Louisiana: Global Issues Hit Home with High Fuel, Fertilizer Costs Mar 16, 2022

    🕔Mar 16, 2022
    At St. Louis Planting Co. in Iberville Parish, Patrick Frischhertz is busy checking off the list of usual springtime chores at a sugarcane farm: preparing rows for planting and applying […]

    Louisiana: Farm Finances – Tools  for Farmers to Monitor Their Bottom Lines Nov 11, 2021

    🕔Nov 11, 2021
    With agricultural input costs on a rapid rise and the volatility of current commodity markets, farmers are having to tighten their belts to stay in the black. To navigate the […]

    Louisiana Soybeans: The Economics of Replanting Apr 12, 2021

    🕔Apr 12, 2021
    The economic impact on direct farm-level production costs from replanting soybeans can result in an increase in the number of bushels that will be required to offset the incurred production […]

    Louisiana Soybeans: Economics of Replanting Mar 4, 2021

    🕔Mar 4, 2021
    Although there have been dry conditions in the south and wet conditions in the north, the 2020 planting season in Louisiana is off to a good start. The USDA National […]

    Rice Market: More Bullish Than Bearish Sep 16, 2020

    🕔Sep 16, 2020
    In the domestic market, damage from Hurricane Laura is still being assessed. It is widely accepted that damage has occurred to the 2020 rice crop in most production areas. However, […]

    Rice: Do Increased Futures Mean Increased Profitability? Jun 9, 2020

    🕔Jun 9, 2020
    During the COVID-19 pandemic, international rice prices peaked amid domestic supply concerns and the institution of export restrictions by many foreign suppliers.  As countries implemented measures aimed at mitigating the […]

    Louisiana Rice: Crop Off to Good Start, Prices Up May 7, 2020

    🕔May 7, 2020
    Rice prices have rebounded, and the Louisiana 2020 crop is off to a good start. LSU AgCenter economist Michael Deliberto said there are several reasons why the economic outlook for […]

    Louisiana: Act Quickly for CARES Aid Apr 8, 2020

    🕔Apr 8, 2020
    Farmers may be able to get help covering business costs through the coronavirus aid program recently approved by Congress and the president — but they need to act quickly, an […]

    Louisiana: Farmers Begin Planting Amid Uncertain Prices Mar 23, 2020

    🕔Mar 23, 2020
    Planting is underway or about to start for most crops, and farmers are watching the markets closely as the world economy reels from the fallout created by the novel coronavirus. […]


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