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Illinois is facing a drought in some parts of the state that could impact its winter wheat crop. Mark Schleusener, statistician for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Illinois, said as of Thursday, 55 percent of the state was abnormally dry or worse. The southern and western parts of the state have been most ...
I always struggle writing an article about the upcoming Hard Spring Wheat Show in Williston. Not because it isn't a good show but ... After a short break, at 11 a.m., NDSU's agricultural machines specialist will talk about transitioning to precision agriculture using yield maps. After that, Greg Endres, and area ...

The market is ignoring the bitter cold temperatures that are impacting the winter wheat growing area in the United States. ... Financial Outlook - Farmers watching the stock market make a never-ending series of record highs can only wonder if any of that bullish enthusiasm will spill over to agriculture.
Farm Futures first survey of 2018 intentions, released in August, showed farmers wanted to boost corn acreage and cut back on soybeans, while adding even more wheat. But price relationships have changed substantially in the past four months. Farmers in the South and West also plan to boost cotton ...
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Jan. 12 estimated wheat ... 1 wheat supply, 393,180,000 bus was held on farms, down 31% from 571,280,000 bus a year earlier. Wheat stocks held ... Midwest stocks. The region's on-farm stocks accounted for 73% of the nation's on-farm inventory.
Snow cover was adequate in the northern Plains and northern Midwest, but “very thin” in the central and southern Plains and southern Midwest, said Donald Keeney, a senior agricultural meteorologist for Radiant Solutions. Temperatures on Monday were the second-coldest on record for New Year's Day in ...

“Damage occurred in about a quarter of the hard red wheat belt in the central Plains, with about 5% of the soft red wheat belt in the Midwest seeing impacts,” said Don Keeney, Senior Agricultural Meteorologist for Radiant Solutions. New Year's Day lows bottomed out in the -30 to -40 degree F range in the ...
South Dakota farmers planted only 850,000 acres of winter wheat this past fall for harvest in the summer of 2018, the fewest acres seeded in the state in 45 years. It's down 6.6 percent ... The U.S. Department of Agriculture's ag statistics office in Sioux Falls released the figures on Jan. 12. Not since the fall of ...
For weeks, most wheat watchers assumed that 2018 winter wheat plantings would be down significantly from last year. The market was ready for bullish wheat numbers from Friday's onslaught of data in the winter wheat plantings, quarterly stocks, and the monthly supply/demand reports from USDA.
1 spot on the state's list of agricultural commodities, with a dollar value of $909 million in 2016. ... The value of the wheat crop was $237 million three decades ago. ... In 1984, the department described Oregon agriculture as “perhaps the ... on jobs and taxes from farms, ranches, greenhouses and orchards.
The wheat harvest should be wrapped up by the end of work on Aug. 23, according to John Swanson and it has been a harvest with variable ...
Fewer farmers planted wheat after a 2016 crop that was the least ... years, said grain market analyst Todd Hultman of Omaha-based agriculture ...
CHICAGO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Kansas, the top U.S. wheat producing state, could face hefty yield losses next year from a virus that cost it nearly ...
Wheat farmers show reporters farm-to-market chain ... department of agriculture and Washington State University talked about grain inspection ...
Roundup: Chicago agricultural commodities end mixed over the week ... September wheat delivery fell 7.25 cents weekly, or 1.64 percent, ... demand news and unexciting reports from Farm Journal's Crop Tour implemented this week. ... exceed the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s export ...
Kiser's father, Vernon, grew up on a 500-acre wheat farm in Kansas, while his mom, Aldean, grew up in the Bronx. According to Kiser, his ...
Yield reports from Russia's wheat harvest are getting bigger every week, and production estimates are soaring above last year's record, ...

“The small grains industry is important to Nebraska agriculture and it is crucial for ... for small grains and the quantities of grains and oilseeds stored on farm. ... and insurance programs such as the Agricultural Risk Coverage.
Comparison of the increased risk of pre-harvest volunteer wheat (usually ... Frequently, wheat producers lose potential yield by not controlling volunteer ... Colorado State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Logan ...
A tractor carries a cotton module ready for transport to the gin at a farm in Texas. The path of the Hurricane Harvey is putting Texas agriculture at risk. ... At the same time, Harvey is expected to delay agricultural export activity as ... coast, which represents almost one-quarter of the nation's wheat exports and ...
Resistance to wheat streak mosaic virus is one of the characteristics South Dakota ... into bread wheat through a two-year U.S. Department of Agriculture ... from the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Fargo, North Dakota.
USDA increased its estimates for world wheat production, consumption and trade in its August World Agricultural Supply and Demand ...
Wheat is out on farms; chickpeas, lentils are in ... this year farmers planted the fewest acres of wheat since the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...
AUSTRALIA'S record grain exporting run is not solely due to the massive levels of production for the 2016-17 season according to Emerald Grain chief executive David Johnson. "The production is there, sure, but there has to be demand," he said ...
That said, it's dry in wheat country. Dry all the way from the Colorado border in Stanton County to Manhattan. On Feb. 6, Stanton County farmer and seed producer, Jim Sipes drove 360 miles from his farm southwest of Manter to eastern Kansas. Along the ...
Prices for Texas wheat have been in a multi-year downward trend. Texas wheat acres decreased from 6.1 million acres planted in 2015 to 5 million in 2016 and ...
The National Agriculture Statistics Service released a report today that showed the number of farms in the state has dropped over the last year.
Kansas Senator and Senate Ag Committee member Jerry Moran says wheat is one of the commodities that needs attention in the next farm bill, along with dairy, sorghum and cotton. National Association of Wheat Growers President Gordon Stoner is pleased ...
Government will embark on another agricultural programme called Super Agriculture that will put swathes of idle land countrywide under crops following the success of Command Agriculture, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. Government, he said ...
Projections indicate 17 of the 23 feed grain and oilseed farms are projected to be in moderate or poor financial condition; nine of the 11 wheat farms are projected to be in moderate or poor financial condition; 11 of the 15 cotton farms are projected ...
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- A majority of representative farms in major U.S. production regions used to project future farm financial conditions would face serious cash flow shortfalls based on 2016 crop prices, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist ...
Esten Mason, Division of Agriculture wheat breeder, is one of 15 breeders collaborating with the University of California, Davis, to identify the genes that impact wheat yield. The partnership was made possible through a $9.7 million grant funded ...
Kansas Republican U.S. Senator Jerry Moran(more-ran) says wheat and sorghum need attention in the next farm bill, along with other key commodities including cotton and dairy.
JUNAGADH: Scientists at Junagadh Agriculture University's (JAU) wheat research station have successfully developed a new variety of wheat that is heat tolerant and suitable for growing in saline soil conditions. What's more, the new variety would ...
DES MOINES, Iowa --On Friday, the CME Group farm markets hit a wall of bearish news, couldn't handle it, and as a result, sold off.
A sixth generation farmer from Maryland's Eastern Shore, Jason Scott is the farm manager of Walnut Hill Farms where he produces soft red winter wheat, row crops and vegetables. Scott is also an independent sales representative for Pioneer ... USW ...
Is wheat worth it? That was the title of Rick and Alec Horton's joint presentation during the High Plains No Till Conference, hosted by the Colorado Conservation Tillage Association, in Burlington.
Normal wheat dies every year, and farmers have to till the soil and plant new seeds. Not only does that mean more work, but the process also causes erosion, which makes farmland less healthy and can carry sediment and agricultural chemicals into nearby ...
MINNEAPOLIS - A dash of bulls and a dab of bears were featured in the typically uneventful February world agricultural supply and demand estimates, yet there were some unexpected tidbits to move the market.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The amount of U.S. soybeans left over at the end of this August is expected to be higher than the trade expected, corn slightly lower, according to the USDA Thursday.
All Farm Markets Ended Higher Friday ... Also, private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 140,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations during the 2016/2017 marketing year.
"I think it's important for growers to give back and U.S. Wheat Associates has had such a strong and positive influence on my family's farming operation as well as many other farms across the nation," Goyings said. "With many ... their farm. With more ...
By Dominique PattonBEIJING, Feb 6 (Reuters) - China is embarking on a major shift in its agriculture policy, abandoning its long-held obsession with self-sufficiency in favour of better meeting consumer demand, a key rural policy document shows ...
"For the first time in many years, we're finding it easier to attract graduates because agriculture, particularly technology in agriculture, is back on the radar," said Felicity Hennessy, general manager of innovation at agribusiness Ruralco. For years ...
Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures close lower Friday with Soybean futures weakening on a round of technical selling after failing to push through their weekly high during the overnight trading session.
Dr. Shuyu Liu, AgriLife Research small grains geneticist in Amarillo, and his team recently published two articles, "Saturated Genetic Mapping of Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus Resistance Gene Wsm2 in Wheat" and "Development and Validation of KASP Markers ...
The symbiotic connection between wheat and soybeans in the state has gotten the attention of another commodity group. The Illinois Soybean Association is partnering with its wheat counterpart in presenting IWA's annual winter meeting in Mt. Vernon on Feb.
"We appreciate his advocacy, expertise and wit in crafting farm policy that keeps U.S. agriculture competitive in an ever-evolving global marketplace.
A molded paper buffalo, created with wheat straw, is among the Carol Ann Oster wheat straw pieces on display at the Wheatgrass Gallery in Glasgow, Mont.
"That report was supportive for prices, but the January WASDE (World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate) wasn't particularly friendly" she said.


 

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