Outlook http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Bayer, Monsanto officials agree to create ‘innovative engine’ for ag http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/bayer-monsanto-officials-agree-create-innovative-engine-ag <div class="node-body article-body">“The combination with Monsanto represents the kind of revolutionary approach to agriculture that will be necessary to sustainably feed the world as we enable growers with a broad set of enhanced agricultural solutions,” said Werner Bauman, CEO of Bayer AG.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/bayer-monsanto-officials-agree-create-innovative-engine-ag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/bayer-monsanto-officials-agree-create-innovative-engine-ag#comments Outlook Agrochemicals Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:59:00 +0000 101291 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Werner Baumann and Hugh Grant announce the Bayer-Monsanto merger agreement.</p> Rice one of the most manipulated crops, including in the U.S. http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/rice-one-most-manipulated-crops-including-us <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. rice industry attempting to persuade Obama administration to make more use of rice in food programs to offset damage from Trans-Pacific Partnership.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/rice-one-most-manipulated-crops-including-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/rice-one-most-manipulated-crops-including-us#comments Corn Legislative Outlook Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:59:00 +0000 100621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com NCC leaders share information on competitiveness in China visit http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ncc-leaders-share-information-competitiveness-china-visit <div class="node-body article-body">Delegation of National Cotton Council leaders visits Chinese cotton organizations to get update on current sitatuion with cotton usage, competitiveness.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ncc-leaders-share-information-competitiveness-china-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ncc-leaders-share-information-competitiveness-china-visit#comments Legislative Outlook Cotton Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:46:00 +0000 99991 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Members of a National Cotton Council delegation meet with local cotton farmers following a tour of cotton fields in&nbsp;Xiantao&nbsp;province in China.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Photo: National Cotton Council/Cotton Council International Brexit: What's its impact on rice, cotton, grain prices? http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices <div class="field-byline"> Robert Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> United Kingdom votes to leave European Union </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, rice, cotton, soybeans, corn, wheat, and oil experienced price weakness as markets moved into a risk-off mode.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices#comments Corn Outlook Cotton Wheat Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:19:00 +0000 99701 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p><span>A Vote to Leave campaigner holds a placard at a rally for votes to leave the European Union in the referendum.</span></p> Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Brexit vote throws agricultural trade into question http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/brexit-vote-throws-agricultural-trade-question <div class="field-byline"> Whitney McFerron and Manisha Jha, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.K.’s decision to walk away from the European Union may throw billions of pounds worth of agriculture trade into question as politicians prepare for a lengthy wrangle over future policy.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/brexit-vote-throws-agricultural-trade-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/brexit-vote-throws-agricultural-trade-question#comments Outlook Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:12:00 +0000 99681 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>British voters on Thursday elected to leave the European Union. Impacts of the vote remain to be seen on farmers who export products through the EU.</p> Photo: m_pavlov/Thinkstock How they got it so wrong; complacent traders stunned by Brexit http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/how-they-got-it-so-wrong-complacent-traders-stunned-brexit <div class="field-byline"> Eshe Nelson, Chiara Albanese and Lyubov Pronina, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Like traders and investors worldwide, Quijano-Evans spent Friday morning pondering just exactly how wrong the markets were on Britain’s vote to quit the European Union.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/how-they-got-it-so-wrong-complacent-traders-stunned-brexit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/how-they-got-it-so-wrong-complacent-traders-stunned-brexit#comments Outlook Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:38:00 +0000 99651 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Official results showed a clear victory for Brexit.</p> Photo: Fredex8/Thinkstock Corn prices tumble as supply outlook improves in top exporters http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-prices-tumble-supply-outlook-improves-top-exporters <div class="field-byline"> Megan Durisin and Tatiana Freitas, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Corn futures in Chicago fell by the most in three years and prices slumped in Sao Paulo state as the supply outlook improves in the U.S. and Brazil, the world’s top exporters.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-prices-tumble-supply-outlook-improves-top-exporters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-prices-tumble-supply-outlook-improves-top-exporters#comments Corn Outlook Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:50:00 +0000 99611 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Corn enters bull market on a hot start for U.S. growing season http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-enters-bull-market-hot-start-us-growing-season <div class="field-byline"> Megan Durisin, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Corn futures surged into a bull market on Monday as production concerns in the U.S. and Brazil, the world’s biggest exporters, sparked optimism that the global grain glut will ease.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-enters-bull-market-hot-start-us-growing-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-enters-bull-market-hot-start-us-growing-season#comments Corn Outlook Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:32:00 +0000 99381 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cotton consumption to exceed production for second consecutive year http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-consumption-exceed-production-second-consecutive-year <div class="field-byline"> USDA/ERS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Global cotton consumption forecast to exceed production for a second consecutive season. 2016-17 world ending stocks are projected to decline 6 percent.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-consumption-exceed-production-second-consecutive-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-consumption-exceed-production-second-consecutive-year#comments Outlook Cotton Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16:27:00 +0000 99251 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Improved transportation infrastructure essential for agriculture http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/improved-transportation-infrastructure-essential-agriculture <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> “If you look at agriculture today, you’ve got to have a plan for the future, and transportation is such a critical component of that,” said Dr. Doug Steele, AgriLife Extension director, College Statio</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/improved-transportation-infrastructure-essential-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/improved-transportation-infrastructure-essential-agriculture#comments Outlook Marketing and Promotion Thu, 19 May 2016 14:42:00 +0000 98981 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Photo Credit: tfoxfoto/Thinkstock