Hurricanes, Wildfires, 2017: Nearly $2Bln Available for Eligible Ag Producers

🕔Jul 17, 2018Agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 can apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup begins July 16, 2018, and continue through November […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Second Chances; Demand Remains Strong

🕔Jul 13, 2018The prior week we discussed the second chances the market typically provides growers. This year was no different as this week’s trading action provided those that missed out on the […]

USDA Ending 100 Years of Early Media Access to Reports – DTN

🕔Jul 13, 2018In a surprise move that caught media outlets flatfooted, USDA announced Tuesday that the agency would end its more than a century-old practice of “lockup” events ahead of the release […]

U.S. Ag Trade: USDA, FAO Reports Offer Additional Perspective

🕔Jul 11, 2018The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently published its biannual Food Outlook report that provides short-term forecasts for commodity production, trade and prices.  Also this week, […]

California Almonds: USDA Estimates Record-Breaking 2018 Crop

🕔Jul 5, 2018Despite concerns earlier in the year about freezing weather during almond bloom, careful management by California farmers and newer orchards coming into production have resulted in a record-breaking crop according […]

Rose on Cotton: Demand Still Strong; Keep an Eye on Farm Bill Payment Limit

🕔Jun 29, 2018The Dec contract was a weekly loser once again, with the contract giving up 138 points to finish at 83.92. Despite Dec’s loss, the contract failed to take out last […]

Weed Resistance: Herbicides – A Temporary Solution to a Permanent Problem

🕔Jun 27, 2018For farmers, protecting fields from pests and plagues is a constant battle fought on multiple fronts. Many insects have a taste for the same plants humans do, and pathogenic microbes […]

Rose on Cotton: How Dry Does Texas Have To Be To Move USDA Projection?

🕔Jun 15, 2018The Dec contract took it on the chin this week (mostly on Friday), giving up 275 pts to finish at 89.85.  The Dec – Mar spread finished near flat, inverted […]

Ag Policy: USDA Undersecretary Leads Upbeat Trade Mission to Japan – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018USDA Trade Undersecretary Ted McKinney is leading a trade delegation to Japan this week and said he hopes the U.S. and Japan can start moving forward with more formal trade […]

Farm Policy: USDA Reports April Ag Exports Highest Since 2014

🕔Jun 12, 2018Over the past several days, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a handful of updates relating to U.S. agricultural trade.  The recent information includes updated projections for fiscal year […]

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