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My long term thoughts regarding soy remain on the bear side. There are many things going on. The US carry has grown to record proportions. This is not due to the trade war. It is due to overproduction. That is all while global demand (China) is... (full story)


In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Bt Corn Resistance | Farm Bill Chatter | and more.   (full story)


Applications are being accepted now through Dec. 5 for the Battleground to Breaking Ground Entrepreneurial Training Project for military veterans and others wanting to be involved in an agricultural operation. […] (full story)


As the season approaches its conclusion and harvest conditions are most challenging, there are few things worth remembering to protect and sustain soil health. At this time, soil is susceptible […] (full story)


The export sales report for the week noted a large (percentage wise) decrease from the previous week’s volume. From a practical standpoint, the actual tonnage sold was within what would normally […] (full story)


With approximately one-fifth of Arkansas soybean still left to harvest, producers were struck this week with a cold snap that neither sped nor hindered progress; it just made things slightly […] (full story)


A new University of Wisconsin-Madison program, called Bucky’s Tuition Promise, provides free tuition for students from low- and moderate-income households.​ (full story)


Now that it appears our two consecutive weeks of rain may have ended, growers who did not sustain devastating damage from Hurricane Michael will continue harvesting after the ground dries […] (full story)


One of the most difficult assessments following damage from wind is whether or not to keep leaning trees. There are a few different rules that Dr. Wells mentions in the […] (full story)


Last week’s incredibly bullish world supply demand report seemed to depress the market all week. The old adage of a bearish response to a seemingly bullish report possibly spells doom […] (full story)


Following Hurricane Michael, Georgia has 13,000 acres of timberland that has effectively been wiped out. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, County Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses what […] (full story)


After more than a year of talks, the US, Canada, and Mexico struck a new trade deal to replace NAFTA, known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. The agreement […] (full story)


Heavy precipitation during the past 30-days resulted in significant drought reduction from the Rocky Mountain states eastward to the Atlantic Coast, western Washington state, the southern Intermountain region, and a […] (full story)


We’re coming up on the Thanksgiving holiday, but I’ll spare you the turkey and dressing theme this year. The holiday does make for an awkward trading environment, falling on a Thursday. Many market participants are traveling and thus not... (full story)


Spot quotations averaged 199 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […] (full story)


The 25th Annual RGV Cotton & Grain Pre-Plant Conference is set for Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show Event Center in Mercedes. We have lined up outstanding speakers to […] (full story)


Temperatures through next week show cold or freezing temps in the mid-30s to mid-40s for evening or early morning lows and daytime highs in the mid-50s to mid-60s. It is […] (full story)


Mississippians looking for locally grown Christmas trees have several varieties to choose from but should be prepared to shop early for the best selection. John Kushla, a Mississippi State University […] (full story)


Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 23.0 cents per pound for the week ending November 10, up 1.0 cent from the previous week. Marketings of […] (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the over 100 years old candy maker Tootsie Roll Industries (TR). I found the stock by using Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list and sorted it by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month. I t... (full story)


The Dairy Patch is among 30 new Girl Scout badges released this year. (full story)


Rice prices in India have settled back down after a big jump on November 9-13.  There is concern that Iran’s imports are down 4.2% from March to Oct. Their exporters […] (full story)


It’s the age-old question: Does this cow need antibiotics for mastitis? (full story)


iStock: Malison Pignata Byline: Successful Farming Staff Farmland values in the Corn Belt are slightly lower now than mid-year, according to the Chicago Federal Reserve. Don’t be surprised if that... (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 20 Mississippi counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to rainfall and flooding that occurred April 1 through June 30, 2018, […] (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Arkansas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Greene and Mississippi counties who suffered losses due to excessive rain that occurred from Aug. […] (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 32 North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive flooding and wind caused by Hurricane Florence that occurred […] (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Alabama counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Clarke, Mobile and Washington counties who suffered losses due to Tropical Storm Gordon between Sept. […] (full story)


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Tulsa County, Oklahoma, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of […] (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsDec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 -0.67%) this morning are down -0.55% and European stocks are down -0.15% on weakness in technology stocks led by an 18% plunge in Nvidia in pre-market trading after it reported weaker-than-expected Q... (full story)


In this week’s podcast, Scott Stewart and Heather Kelly discuss insecticide and fungicide seed treatment considerations for the upcoming crop season. (full story)


Reuters writers P.J. Huffstutter and Karl Plume reported Wednesday that, “Clouds crowded the Illinois sky as Nick Harre walked away from his combine at the peak of harvest to join four […] (full story)


Summary This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw improvements on the map across parts of the Southeast, Northeast, Northern Plains, the Rockies, and Desert Southwest. In the mountains of drought-stricken areas […] (full story)


Upper Mississippi and Illinois River Returning to Normal Operations As of November 12, high water levels on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers are decreasing and barge traffic is returning […] (full story)


The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […] (full story)


The U.S. average diesel fuel price decreased 2 cents from last week to $3.32 per gallon on November 12, 2018, 40 cents higher than a year ago. West Coast prices […] (full story)


USDA expects global wheat consumption to remain at record high levels in 2018/19 due to increased human consumption. Human wheat consumption is expected to reach a record high 602 million […] (full story)


The annual Armstrong County Fall Producers Meeting sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be held Dec. 11 in the Armstrong County Activities Building, 901 Hurley Ave. in […] (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the cybersecurity company Intrusion(OTCQB:INTZ). I found the small OTC stock by using Barchart to sort the OTC stocks for technical buy signals of 80% or more and Weighted Alpha over 50.00+. Only 65 stock ma... (full story)


The first lab-made, animal-free milk is set to hit store shelves in 2019. (full story)


Researchers at the University of Minnesota are looking at new ways to use liquid hog manure for fertilizer--specifically as a sidedress application source. (full story)


Subsurface tile drainage networks significantly underpin agriculture across the US Midwest with Illinois alone possessing nearly 10 million tiled acres. However, nitrogen that leaves Midwestern fields in tile drainage water […] (full story)


The absence of on-farm data is preventing real progress and is a missed opportunity for farmers. (full story)


Will corn-on-corn or beans-on-beans be a good call for 2019? (full story)


On October 31, 2018, the EPA made the long-awaited announcement regarding dicamba registration for use on dicamba-resistant soybean. I suspect opinions regarding the EPA actions are as varied as people’s views […] (full story)


Dr. Chris DiFonzo, Entomologist at Michigan State University and author of the Handy Bt Trait Table, and I got a note from a corn seed dealer a couple of weeks […] (full story)


Kansas State University researchers are evaluating the impact of non-target injury from dicamba herbicide on non-resistant soybeans: The hope is to help producers lessen or avoid the unintended damage that […] (full story)


Consumers heading to grocery stores this Thanksgiving will find many reasons to give thanks. Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and department head of Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Economics, said estimated turkey prices […] (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsDec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +0.35%) this morning are up +0.38% on optimism the U.S.-China trade conflict will soon be resolved after a report said that China has outlined a series of potential trade concessions to the U.S. Two... (full story)


As we wrap up harvest it’s already time to make planting decisions for 2019.  It’s turned out to be a great year for rice yields and overall quality.  While rice […] (full story)


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