Markets en Improved transportation infrastructure essential for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Marketing and Promotion Thu, 19 May 2016 14:42:00 +0000 98981 at Photo Credit: tfoxfoto/Thinkstock May 16 Texas Ag Forum to 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Conferences Cotton Grains Vegetables Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:12:00 +0000 98591 at China has pulled back on cotton but remains a 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Markets Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:31:00 +0000 98541 at Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images Bloomberg: DuPont boosts outlook as 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:56:00 +0000 98501 at Where do things stand with 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Management Markets Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:48:00 +0000 98291 at Crop marketing red flag — farmers, we have a 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:18:00 +0000 98151 at 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Wed, 06 Apr 2016 12:34:00 +0000 98111 at U.S. 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Grains Livestock Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:29:00 +0000 98081 at <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 <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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Beef Cotton Grains Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:43:00 +0000 96751 at <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 <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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Markets Miscellaneous Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:46:00 +0000 96421 at