Markets http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en May 16 Texas Ag Forum to feature agricultural transportation issues http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/may-16-texas-ag-forum-feature-agricultural-transportation-issues <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"It’s critically important to the future of Texas agriculture that these products move smoothly and efficiently.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/may-16-texas-ag-forum-feature-agricultural-transportation-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/may-16-texas-ag-forum-feature-agricultural-transportation-issues#comments Markets Conferences Cotton Grains Vegetables Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:12:00 +0000 98591 at http://southwestfarmpress.com China has pulled back on cotton but remains a major player http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/china-has-pulled-back-cotton-remains-major-player <div class="node-body article-body">China's reduction of subsidies and decision to reduce its reserve stocks will impact cotton market, but no one is sure how just yet, NCC official says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/china-has-pulled-back-cotton-remains-major-player" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/china-has-pulled-back-cotton-remains-major-player#comments Cotton Government Markets Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:31:00 +0000 98541 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images Bloomberg: DuPont boosts outlook as first-quarter sales top estimates http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/bloomberg-dupont-boosts-outlook-first-quarter-sales-top-estimates <div class="field-byline"> Jack Kaskey, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DuPont Co., which plans to merge this year with Dow Chemical Co., raised its earnings outlook for 2016 after higher seed prices boosted first-quarter sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/bloomberg-dupont-boosts-outlook-first-quarter-sales-top-estimates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/bloomberg-dupont-boosts-outlook-first-quarter-sales-top-estimates#comments Markets Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:56:00 +0000 98501 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Where do things stand with Xtend technology registration? http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/where-do-things-stand-xtend-technology-registration <div class="field-deck"> A chat with Monsanto’s Director of Industry Affairs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"Ultimately, we’re looking forward to the EPA finalizing their decision to give growers the opportunity to spray one of the dicamba formulations over-the-top of these crops.” -- Kim Magin, Monsanto director of industry affairs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/where-do-things-stand-xtend-technology-registration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/where-do-things-stand-xtend-technology-registration#comments Cotton Government Management Markets Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:48:00 +0000 98291 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Crop marketing red flag — farmers, we have a problem http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/crop-marketing-red-flag-farmers-we-have-problem <div class="field-byline"> Steve Scott, Scott Agri Crop Marketers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers know they will have good years and they will have bad years. The objective is to build up enough equity in the good years to weather the inevitable bad years. It is a pattern every farmer is very familiar with. But what happens when it doesn’t work?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/crop-marketing-red-flag-farmers-we-have-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/crop-marketing-red-flag-farmers-we-have-problem#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:18:00 +0000 98151 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Bloomberg: Monsanto profit drops amid weak agricultural commodity markets http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/bloomberg-monsanto-profit-drops-amid-weak-agricultural-commodity-markets <div class="field-byline"> Lydia Mulvany, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto Co., the world’s largest seed company, posted a decline in fiscal second-quarter profit after a global slump in agricultural commodities depressed demand for crop inputs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/bloomberg-monsanto-profit-drops-amid-weak-agricultural-commodity-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/bloomberg-monsanto-profit-drops-amid-weak-agricultural-commodity-markets#comments Markets Wed, 06 Apr 2016 12:34:00 +0000 98111 at http://southwestfarmpress.com U.S. trade negotiator pushes TPP trade deal, explains benefits http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/us-trade-negotiator-pushes-tpp-trade-deal-explains-benefits <div class="field-deck"> Ambassador Darci Vetter makes case in Little Rock </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trade Ambassador Darci Vetter was in Arkansas in late March to explain the agriculture side of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/us-trade-negotiator-pushes-tpp-trade-deal-explains-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/us-trade-negotiator-pushes-tpp-trade-deal-explains-benefits#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:29:00 +0000 98081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p><em>Darci Vetter, the United States&rsquo; chief agricultural trade negotiator, visited Little Rock to promote the TPP trade deal. She is pictured with Harrison Pittman, director of the National Ag Law Center at the University of Arkansas.</em></p> Red River Crops Conference: Low prices, high costs challenges for 2016 http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/red-river-crops-conference-low-prices-high-costs-challenges-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">“No commodity prices look all that good,” said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist and Cotton Marketing Specialist John Robinson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/red-river-crops-conference-low-prices-high-costs-challenges-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/red-river-crops-conference-low-prices-high-costs-challenges-2016#comments Markets Beef Cotton Grains Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:43:00 +0000 96751 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Kim Anderson, professor emeritus of agricultural economics at Oklahoma State University, left, and Stan Bevers, professor and Extension economist for Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension, discussed market outlooks for wheat, and wheat/cattle enterprises at the Red River Crops Conference at Altus, Okla.</p> Calcot's Jarral Neeper to lead Ag Market Network discussion on Jan. 13 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/calcots-jarral-neeper-lead-ag-market-network-discussion-jan-13 <div class="node-body article-body">Next Ag Market Network monthly teleconference to feature comments by Jarral Neeper, president of Calcot, the California-based marketing cooperative.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/calcots-jarral-neeper-lead-ag-market-network-discussion-jan-13" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/calcots-jarral-neeper-lead-ag-market-network-discussion-jan-13#comments Cotton Government Markets Miscellaneous Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:46:00 +0000 96421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Land values flat across the nation, but vary across regions, enterprises http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/land-values-flat-across-nation-vary-across-regions-enterprises <div class="node-body article-body">Land values across the nation have remained relatively flat over the past year, with many Corn Belt states showing a decline. But land in most of the Southwest region continues to increase in value.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/land-values-flat-across-nation-vary-across-regions-enterprises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/land-values-flat-across-nation-vary-across-regions-enterprises#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Fri, 06 Nov 2015 20:35:00 +0000 95281 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cropland value and rental rates vary depending on location and typical cropping systems. Oklahoma State University agricultural economist Damona Doye discussed land values at the recent OSU Rural Economic Outlook Conference.</p>