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Entries for January 2019

Save With VFDs

29 Jan 2019
By Dan Crummett Progressive Farmer Contributor B.J. Wilkerson has his hands full overseeing 2,000 acres of irrigated corn and peanut production in addition to running a 700-head cow herd near Trenton, Florida. With 33 center-pivot sprinklers pumping groundwater for the crops, anything he can do to save time and money is sure to get his attention. T...

The State of the Pigweed - 1

29 Jan 2019
By Emily UnglesbeeDTN Staff Reporter ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- Palmer amaranth, possibly the most aggressive weed American farmers have ever faced, is quickly becoming a familiar name to most row crop farmers. For nearly two decades, scientists and farmers have struggled to control it, as herbicide-resistant populations have spread steadily west and...

DTN Midday Livestock Comments 01/29 12:03

29 Jan 2019
DTN Midday Livestock Comments 01/29 12:03 Narrow Gains Develop Tuesday Morning Light to moderate support is seen in all most livestock contracts as traders focus on position adjustments and expectations that the bitterly cold weather conditions will affect livestock performance and overall packer plant schedules through the rest of the week. By Ric...

Cotton AWP/LDP 01/29 12:16

29 Jan 2019
Cotton AWP/LDP 01/29 12:16 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 Grain Comments 01/29 11:01

29 Jan 2019
DTN Midday Grain Comments 01/29 11:01 All Grains Lower at Midday Weaker trade across the board at midday. By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst General Comments The U.S. stock market indices are mixed with the Dow 30 higher. The interest rate products are weaker. The dollar index is 6 points higher. Energies are firmer with crude down $1.20. Live...
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