Georgia Pecans: Chinese Tariffs And Economic Effect If They Go Into Effect

🕔May 11, 2018Georgia agriculture produces many of the items targeted by Chinese tariffs. That includes nuts, fruits, soybean, corn, wheat, sorghum, cotton, pork, beef and tobacco. The Chinese retaliatory trade tariff on […]

USDA Reports Preview: Wild card is U.S. Ending Soybean, Corn Stocks – DTN

🕔Apr 11, 2018As I’ve mentioned before, DTN holds a meeting to discuss what could be seen in upcoming USDA reports before those called to duty head off to the lockup in Washington, […]

USDA Reports Flash: Corn Buoyed by Argentina Drought – DTN

🕔Mar 9, 2018USDA sees higher demand for the 2017-18 corn crop as use was increased for both exports and ethanol production for the corn crop, lowering expected ending stocks in the process.   […]

Neonic Use on Cotton, Corn, Soybeans – EPA Still Working on Decisions – DTN

🕔Feb 14, 2018EPA doled out hundreds of pages on the risks and benefits of neonicotinoid insecticides on Dec. 15 — an early Christmas “gift” of sorts for farmers.  Tempting as it to […]

U.S. River System Needs a Warm-Up to Relieve Shipping Delays, Video – DTN

🕔Jan 23, 2018Severe icing has wreaked havoc on the U.S River system for weeks now and there is hope that forecasts for a warm-up the next few days may help alleviate some […]

Grain Shipping: Frozen Rivers Halt Some Barge Traffic – DTN

🕔Jan 9, 2018The only place where frozen bodies of water are a good thing this time of year is in the Upper Midwest where many of us Northerners enjoy the winter ritual […]

Argentina’s Soybean Planting Somewhat Delayed by Dry Weather – DTN

🕔Dec 7, 2017Argentina soybean planting progress is a little delayed due to dry weather conditions. However, the dry weather has been beneficial for wheat and barley harvesting.   “We had some rains over […]

Farm Bill 2018: Treating the Cause of Low Prices Instead of the Symptoms – Commentary

🕔Oct 4, 2017Late last year, the Texas Farmers Union (TFU) contracted with us to conduct a study of the use of a supply management program as the basis of a proposed 2018 […]

Dicamba: Some Arkansas Farmers Want Alternate Restrictions – DTN

🕔Sep 25, 2017As Arkansas pesticide regulators debated the fate of dicamba herbicides, farmer Perry Galloway sat quietly in the audience gallery through most of the day-long board meeting.   It wasn’t his […]

RFS: Iowa Study Finds Economic Value; Questions Greenhouse Gas Emissions – DTN

🕔Aug 22, 2017The Renewable Fuel Standard has had an overall positive impact on U.S. agriculture and on the U.S. economy as a whole, a new economic study by Iowa State University shows. […]



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