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Entries for January 2019

The State of the Pigweed - 3

31 Jan 2019
By Emily UnglesbeeDTN Staff Reporter ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- It's been 14 years since Stanley Culpepper confirmed the country's first glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth population in some cotton fields in Macon County, Georgia. The University of Georgia Extension weed scientist had been seeing the warning signs of this new beast for several yea...

Kub's Den

31 Jan 2019
By Elaine KubDTN Contributing Analyst Farm Service Agency offices are open again -- hooray! That means anyone who didn't already sign up for and receive their Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments for 2018's corn, cotton, dairy, hogs, sorghum, soybeans and wheat can now get in on that wave of government money flowing to farmers' mailboxes (or ...

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

31 Jan 2019
By Russ QuinnDTN Staff Reporter OMAHA (DTN) -- Retail prices of all eight of the major fertilizers moved higher the last full week of January 2019, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. It was the second week in a row that prices for all fertilizers were higher. While prices are higher compared to last month, none were up a significant amount, wh...

Cotton AWP/LDP 01/31 13:08

31 Jan 2019
Cotton AWP/LDP 01/31 13:08 Next week's LDP (POP) rate will be based on this week's five day average AWP, plus or minus any change in the adjustment factor or any use of the Secretary's discretionary authority. The following table shows how this week's "A" index prices may affect next week's Marketing Loan Gain. Crnt Forwrd Trans Count Count 5 Low 5...

DTN Midday Livestock Comments 01/31 12:01

31 Jan 2019
DTN Midday Livestock Comments 01/31 12:01 Livestock Futures Shift Lower Midday Active pressure has continued to develop through all livestock trade with live cattle and lean hog futures posting triple-digit losses Thursday morning. By Rick Kment DTN Analyst General Comments Livestock futures trade has moved sharply lower, allowing for increased und...
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