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 […]

St. Louis Harbor Reopens While Flood Misery Continues in Lower Miss. River – DTN May 21, 2019

🕔May 21, 2019
The good news for the week was the reopening of the St. Louis Harbor to barge traffic, but it could close again as flooding continues with more rain expected to […]

Mississippi Delta: Longest Stretch of Floodwater Since 1927 – 223,700 Crop Acres – Video May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019
Although the Mississippi River appears to have crested around Arkansas City, Arkansas, the devastation of Yazoo River backwater flooding in the lower Mississippi Delta will not ease up for months.  […]

Mississippi Delta Ag Research Center Focuses on Water Management Feb 20, 2019

🕔Feb 20, 2019
A new research center in the Mississippi Delta is tasked with studying agricultural water management to protect this critical natural resource. Jeff Johnson, head of the Mississippi State University Delta […]

Cotton Market: Bullish Start Makes for Lots of Uncertainty Ahead – DTN Mar 21, 2018

🕔Mar 21, 2018
If we didn’t know anything about grain markets other than Friday’s Commitment of Traders data, we might think things are going pretty well across rural America. After all, noncommercial traders […]

Rose on Cotton: Wet Weather Holding Planters Back; Watch Dec Contract Apr 28, 2017

🕔Apr 28, 2017
The bulls took a break this week with the ICE July and Dec contracts giving back 46 and 34 points on the week, respectively. The July – Dec straddle finished […]

Crop Insurance: Popularity of Revenue or Yield Protection Depends on Location Jan 5, 2017

🕔Jan 5, 2017
Revenue Protection (RP) is the most used crop insurance plan for corn. Over time, RP use has grown to over 90% of corn acres insured in many counties in the […]

Mississippi Rice: Peacock Brand Selling in the UK Sep 9, 2016

🕔Sep 9, 2016
U.S. long grain Peacock brand rice debuted new packaging during a month-long promotion this summer at ASDA stores in the United Kingdom. The brand’s new format five-kilogram bags are bright […]

Delta Planting: Record Rains Mean Big Delays – DTN Mar 16, 2016

🕔Mar 16, 2016
DTN’s weather forecast the first week of March for the following seven-to-10-day period showed the potential for 10 inches of rain in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and eastern Texas. That forecast […]

Mississippi: Irrigation Summit Eyed Delta Water Use Issues Dec 18, 2015

🕔Dec 18, 2015
About 190 people gathered Tuesday to focus on water use and conservation, a showing that demonstrates just how important this topic is to the Delta and state. The Delta Sustainable […]

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