Monday , 19 February 2018

USDA Looks Into Corn, Potatoes and Vegetable Production Practices

USDA Looks Into Corn, Potatoes and Vegetable Production Practices

Over the next several months, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) plans to visit thousands of corn, potato and vegetable grow ...

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USDA: Corn stays at 75% good/excellent; soybeans improve to 73%

USDA: Corn stays at 75% good/excellent; soybeans improve to 73%

Corn’s overall condition was unchanged in the latest week at 75% good to excellent as the Illinois crop improved, while those in Indiana and Ohio slipped, USDA said on Monday. Soy ...

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Rainy Weather Slows State’s Corn Harvest

Rainy Weather Slows State’s Corn Harvest

Despite rain delays, corn harvest is in full swing across Mississippi on fields such as this one on a Leflore County farm in Morgan City on Aug. 24, 2016. Wet, cloudy weather thro ...

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USDA funds for farm loans are running out

USDA funds for farm loans are running out

Most farmers are familiar with their local USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) office as the place where they sign up for commodity programs like Agriculture Risk Coverage and as the a ...

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USDA lowers soybean production forecast

USDA lowers soybean production forecast

U.S. oilseed production for 2016/17 is projected at 112.9 million tons, down 3.1 million from 2015/16 mainly on lower soybean production. Production forecasts are also lower for s ...

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Relief from global wheat glut comes as USDA cuts India crop

Relief from global wheat glut comes as USDA cuts India crop

The global wheat glut that’s kept prices trapped in a bear market is showing signs of easing after poor weather reduced harvest expectations in India and Australia. World inventor ...

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USDA Warns of Record-High Supply of Corn

USDA Warns of Record-High Supply of Corn

The recent bumper crops in the U.S. and South America are proving to have a lingering downside for farmers, as shown by USDA's commodity outlooks released Friday. “I would describ ...

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USDA to Announce Decision On Cotton Subsidies Soon

USDA to Announce Decision On Cotton Subsidies Soon

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said he would decide "very soon" whether to provide new subsidies to cotton growers, but he suggested that the industry's proposal may lack legal ...

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US MIDDAY: soybeans up 9-11 cents, corn mixed, wheat up

US MIDDAY: soybeans up 9-11 cents, corn mixed, wheat up

A lower-than-expected Weekly Exports Inspection Report for wheat from the U.S. Department of Agriculture weighed on wheat futures prices on December 28, 2015. Wheat contracts for ...

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US Cash Hog Prices to Decline in 2016

US Cash Hog Prices to Decline in 2016

Friday’s USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report indicated production will be up and cash prices will slide lower in 2016. “USDA raised their prediction ...

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