Grain Market: USDA Plantings Report Lit a Fire Under the Bears – DTN Apr 3, 2017

🕔Apr 3, 2017
All winter long, there has been a lot of talk about how new-crop grain prices favored soybean acres this spring, and the bearish-leaning nervousness expressed in this week’s soybean trade […]

Arkansas: Acres Shift to More Soybeans, Cotton Mar 31, 2017

🕔Mar 31, 2017
Soybeans and cotton acreage are expected to expand in 2017 compared to last year, while rice, corn and grain sorghum acres will slide in a landscape shaped by markets, cost […]

Welch on Grain: Corn Planting Intentions Just Under 90M Acres Mar 31, 2017

🕔Mar 31, 2017
Market Situation Prospective Plantings. Corn planting intentions for 2017 came in at 89.996 million acres in today’s Prospective Plantings report. This number was just slightly below the average trade guess […]

Mississippi: Producers Forecast to Grow More Cotton, Less Corn Mar 31, 2017

🕔Mar 31, 2017
Strong export demand for cotton and soybean is causing Mississippi producers to shift away from corn and rice as they finalize their planting plans for 2017. The U.S. Department of […]

Corn, Soybeans: Using the Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratio to Predict March Planting Intentions Mar 8, 2017

🕔Mar 8, 2017
The magnitude of U.S. planted acreage of corn and soybeans will be important in determining prices for both crops during the 2017-18 marketing year. Projections of planted acreage are currently […]

Ag Economy Barometer: Producer Sentiment Backs Off from Jan. Peak Mar 7, 2017

🕔Mar 7, 2017
Following three months of strong gains, the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer shifted course during February, declining to a reading of 134 compared to 153 a month earlier. Although the […]

Soybeans: Informal Consensus Leans Toward More Beans In Midwest – DTN Mar 7, 2017

🕔Mar 7, 2017
USDA is estimating an increase in soybean acres this spring because the economics of doing so makes sense. But there are many who don’t think that acres will increase by […]

Farm Policy: USDA’s Chief Economist Provides Outlook for U.S. Ag Feb 24, 2017

🕔Feb 24, 2017
Speaking yesterday at USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum in Arlington, Virginia, USDA Chief Economist Robert C. Johansson provided a broad outlook for U.S. agriculture.  Today’s update provides an overview of key […]

Thompson on Cotton: Valentines Sees 14 Cent Gain Over 2016 Feb 16, 2017

🕔Feb 16, 2017
As love abounds this Valentine week, the cotton market has certainly become our darling! Why not with prices 14 cents higher than a year ago at this time, truly a […]

Texas Crop Weather: ‘Actual’ Cotton Plantings Could Be Down from ’15 Feb 17, 2016

🕔Feb 17, 2016
The Feb. 5 National Cotton Council’s 35th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey indicated Texas growers intended plantings to be up 5.6 percent over the actual plantings in 2015. According […]

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