Farm Bill 2023: Reviewing Pieces of the Base Acres Puzzle Jul 21, 2023

    🕔Jul 21, 2023
    One of the enduring puzzles of American farm policy involves the acres for which farmers receive farm program payments. The Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs […]

    Almond Acreage Drops But Rains, Trade Boost Hopes May 12, 2023

    🕔May 12, 2023
    Citing California’s improved water supply and increased almond shipments in early 2023, growers and almond sector leaders say the outlook has improved for the state’s No. 3 crop, valued at […]

    What to Know Ahead of USDA’s March 31 Prospective Plantings Report Mar 30, 2023

    🕔Mar 30, 2023
    On Friday, March 31, USDA will release its Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks report. What should you know ahead of the report? Read through our team’s comprehensive coverage. Ahead of […]

    Texas Field Reports: Commodity Prices Favorable for Row Crop Producers Mar 17, 2021

    🕔Mar 17, 2021
    Texas row crop producers might have the luxury of choosing between sorghum, corn and cotton as all three commodities are seeing high prices with the 2021 planting season underway, according […]

    USDA Acreage, Yield Estimates – Where Do the Numbers Come From? Oct 8, 2019

    🕔Oct 8, 2019
    2019 has been a turbulent year.  Unprecedented rains during spring, which led to heavy flooding and disrupted corn planting in many states, created a forecasting environment more challenging than usual.  […]

    Corn, Soybean Production – Persistent Adverse Conditions Disrupt Outlook Jun 24, 2019

    🕔Jun 24, 2019
    The most recent crop forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed that unprecedented spring weather has already negatively impacted production prospects for corn. Meanwhile, recent news items highlight the […]

    Crop Planting Intentions Highlight Land-Use Changes Apr 17, 2017

    🕔Apr 17, 2017
    The end-of-March 2017 wheat planted acreage numbers decreased 8.2 percent from one year ago at 46.1 million acres, driven by poor wheat prices and following a general trend of decreasing […]

    Mississippi Wheat: Drought-Dry Soil Slows Planting Nov 6, 2015

    🕔Nov 6, 2015
    Mississippi farmers are expected to plant as much as 200,000 acres of wheat this year, but very little had been planted by the end of October because of exceptionally dry […]

    Soybeans: The Big Deal About USDA’s August Report – DTN Aug 4, 2015

    🕔Aug 4, 2015
    Normally, if you asked me what the most important USDA report was for soybeans, I would say the June 30 combination of Acreage and Grain Stocks. The two tell us […]

    Georgia Peanuts: Highest Acreage Since 1991 Jul 20, 2015

    🕔Jul 20, 2015
    The NASS USDA Acreage Report was released on June 30 giving the first planted acreage estimates based on surveys.   Planted acres of peanuts in Georgia were pegged at 800,000 acres, […]


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