Hubbs on Grain: Early Predictions for Prospective Plantings

🕔Mar 18, 2019Uncertainty on trade issues and the subsequent price movements associated with speculation on the topic added a degree of difficulty to acreage decisions this year. The March 29 Prospective Plantings […]

Texas Cotton: Acreage Continues to Climb in Northern Panhandle

🕔Mar 14, 2019Cotton acreage has almost tripled in the last five years in the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service District 1, which covers the 22 northernmost counties in the Panhandle. Dr. Jourdan […]

Moving Grain: River Navigation Challenges Continue

🕔Mar 14, 2019Navigation Conditions Continue to Challenge Barge Shippers Barge logistics saw some improvement when Smithland Locks and Dam on the Ohio River reopened on March 9. It had been closed since […]

Grain Storage: Monitor Moisture Content, Temperature to Avoid Losses

🕔Mar 13, 2019As outdoor temperatures increase, stored grain requires attention to prevent losses, says Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension agricultural engineer and grain drying expert. The stored grain temperature increases […]

Texas: Grain-Grading Workshops, Amarillo, April 23-24

🕔Mar 13, 2019Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host two one-day grain-grading workshops on April 23-24 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd., Amarillo. The training […]

Texas Field Reports: Too Dry or Too Wet, Soil Moisture Levels Delay Planting

🕔Mar 12, 2019Despite soggy conditions delaying crop plantings in large swaths of the state, many areas are still contending with dry to drought conditions, according to the Texas state climatologist. Dr. John […]

Ag Economy: Feb. Observations from the Fed Reserve Beige Book

🕔Mar 12, 2019On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its February 2019 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

Grain Markets: WASDE Provided Little Bullish Support – DTN

🕔Mar 11, 2019The March USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report was not expected to be a market-mover, as it is typically less volatile than the January report, which was […]

Texas Wheat: Topdress N Timing Is Critical

🕔Mar 11, 2019Soil & Crop Sciences extension has finalized a new publication for Texas wheat. Nitrogen topdress timing involves recognizing the key jointing growth stage in wheat, and understanding when conditions may […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Competitive Pricing Suggests Rebound in EU Exports

🕔Mar 8, 2019EU wheat exports are beginning to improve after sputtering for much of the first half of 2018/19. During July-December 2018, EU exports struggled to contend with the record pace of […]

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