Rice Market: Acreage Projected Down 3% Apr 5, 2022

🕔Apr 5, 2022
The key focal point for the crop markets last week was the March 31 Prospective Plantings.  Ahead of the report, the average trade estimate for U.S. rice acres was 2.465 […]

Arkansas Rice: Another Slow Start? Apr 5, 2022

🕔Apr 5, 2022
I don’t that anyone has sounded particularly excited about getting started planting this year, but here we are.  Officially as of last Monday, Arkansas had 1% of rice acres planted.  […]

If Growers Plant Less Spring Wheat in 2022, What Crops Might Replace It? – DTN Apr 4, 2022

🕔Apr 4, 2022
The USDA Prospective Plantings report on March 31 was the first official, survey-based estimates of U.S. farmers’ 2022 planting intentions. NASS’ acreage estimates are based on surveys conducted during the […]

USDA Reports Review: Corn Futures Rise, Soybeans Fall Following Seedings Surprise – DTN Apr 1, 2022

🕔Apr 1, 2022
USDA’s March 1 quarterly Grain Stocks and Prospective Planting reports began the day with few, if any, traders expecting a big surprise. That turned out to be wrong, with the […]

Prospective Plantings: Corn Acreage Down, Soybeans, Cotton Up Mar 31, 2022

🕔Mar 31, 2022
Corn planted area for all purposes in 2022 is estimated at 89.5 million acres, down 4 percent or 3.87 million acres from last year. Compared with last year, planted acreage […]

Corn, Soybean Webinar: Implications of Grain Stocks, Prospective Plantings Reports for Prices – March 31 Mar 21, 2022

🕔Mar 21, 2022
The March Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings reports usually result in one of the most volatile days of the year in the grain markets.  This year the reports have even […]

Corn, Soybeans: How Do USDA Planted Acreage Revisions Compare to Prevented Plant Acreage? Apr 29, 2021

🕔Apr 29, 2021
Several issues related to the March 31 USDA Prospective Plantings report have been examined in recent farmdoc daily articles. These include the historically large size of the market surprise for combined corn and […]

Corn, Soybeans: How Surprising Was the Prospective Plantings Report? Apr 8, 2021

🕔Apr 8, 2021
The USDA released the 2021 Prospective Plantings report on March 31st.  The report indicated that U.S. farmers intended to plant 91.444 million acres of corn and 87.6 million acres of soybeans this […]

5 Observations on Last Week’s USDA Reports Apr 6, 2021

🕔Apr 6, 2021
This article recaps the information provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in the March 31, 2021 release of March 1 Grain Stocks and 2021 Prospective Plantings. The quarterly Grain Stocks report provides […]

Arkansas Rice: Slow Progress Is Still Progress Apr 5, 2021

🕔Apr 5, 2021
With only a few scattered acres planted in the latter part of March, we certainly haven’t gotten off to a tremendous start.  Some of that could begin to change now.  […]

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