Markets http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Georgia’s 2014 pecans: smaller nuts, bigger price, growing market http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/georgia-s-2014-pecans-smaller-nuts-bigger-price-growing-market <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia’s pecan crop this year looks to bring 70 million pounds to market. As harvest rolls on, small nut size has been a problem due to tough summer weather, but the weather did help the crop, too. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/georgia-s-2014-pecans-smaller-nuts-bigger-price-growing-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/georgia-s-2014-pecans-smaller-nuts-bigger-price-growing-market#comments Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Pecans Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:18:00 +0000 110561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>GEORGIA&rsquo;S PECAN CROP size has been about the same over the last three years, running 85 million to 90 million pounds, but this year the crop looks to come in a bit lower and closer to 70 million pounds.</p> Look for periods of volatility in 2015 beef cattle market http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/look-periods-volatility-2015-beef-cattle-market <div class="node-body article-body">“There will likely be periods of cattle price volatility when markets react to the many factors affecting beef prices."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/look-periods-volatility-2015-beef-cattle-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/look-periods-volatility-2015-beef-cattle-market#comments Livestock Management Markets Beef Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:18:00 +0000 110111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE 2015 BEEF CATTLE market is fundamentally strong with expectations of reduced beef production and modestly higher cattle prices, according to Walt Prevatt, Auburn University Extension economist and professor.&nbsp;</p> U.S. soybean farmers export record 2 billion bushels, half goes to China http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/us-soybean-farmers-export-record-2-billion-bushels-half-goes-china <div class="field-byline"> United Soybean Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the 2013/2014 marketing year, the United States exported over 2 billion bushels of U.S. soy, valued at more than $30 billion. The year got off to a fast start, exceeding the predicted export numbers in early 2014 and finishing strong with record-size crops starting to come out of the fields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/us-soybean-farmers-export-record-2-billion-bushels-half-goes-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/us-soybean-farmers-export-record-2-billion-bushels-half-goes-china#comments Markets Soybeans Import and Export Soybean Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:23:00 +0000 110361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Soybean Board Ag data: its value, who owns it and where’s it going? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going <div class="node-body article-body">Terry Griffin asked the audience if anyone knew what was at the bottom of any privacy/disclosure statement, the ones you must sign to download software or to use most any digital service. No one raised a hand. “Neither do I. I never read that far either,” he said.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Precision Farming Buying/Purchasing Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:14:00 +0000 110351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A FARMER&#39;S DATA can be used to make better-informed management decisions. His data combined with other farm data can be crunched, tweezed or bludgeoned into showing trends, predict market futures or the adoption of new crop technology just to name a few potential uses for the data &ndash; all valuable uses.</p> Cotton market’s bottom looks firmer, buyers still stay away http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-s-bottom-looks-firmer-buyers-still-stay-away <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The cotton market (Dec14) is giving the appearance of strengthening support, as the bottom appears to be firming. But beware, anything can still happen. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-s-bottom-looks-firmer-buyers-still-stay-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-s-bottom-looks-firmer-buyers-still-stay-away#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Tue, 11 Nov 2014 22:07:00 +0000 110281 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SOUTHEAST CASH/SPOT price for cotton grading 31-3/34 is currently +225 points December futures. This is 275 points higher than the standard 41-4/34.</p> Record yields predicted for some Southeast farmers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/record-yields-predicted-some-southeast-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">If the recent USDA crop production forecast holds true, farmers in some Southeast states are eyeing what could be record-setting yields for soybeans and corn in 2014.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/record-yields-predicted-some-southeast-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/record-yields-predicted-some-southeast-farmers#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Government USDA Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:17:00 +0000 110261 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Four things you need to know about the cotton market http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/four-things-you-need-know-about-cotton-market <div class="node-body article-body">“Sure, China has a lot of cotton, and if they buy it and don’t use it, yes, we have a world-record amount of cotton, but if it’s sitting in China and not being used, then effectively we don’t have nearly the stocks that we think we have."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/four-things-you-need-know-about-cotton-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/four-things-you-need-know-about-cotton-market#comments Cotton Management Markets Miscellaneous Cotton Sun, 09 Nov 2014 19:55:00 +0000 110101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SEVERAL FACTORS HAVE contributed to the downward trend of cotton prices in recent months, including China&rsquo;s position in the market.&nbsp;</p> Not surprised Southeast ranked “Best Places to Farm” http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm <div class="node-body blog-body">If you can eat it, drink it, wear it or smoke it, we can produce it in the South.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Management Farm Press Blog Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:09:00 +0000 110221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Why FSA should consider changing farm bill sign-up deadlines http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-fsa-should-consider-changing-farm-bill-sign-deadlines <div class="field-byline"> Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Because the crop program decision for the farm bill covers the current 2014 crop year and involves a choice among three program options, delaying the election until late in the election period reduces the risk of electing a program with lower expected payments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-fsa-should-consider-changing-farm-bill-sign-deadlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-fsa-should-consider-changing-farm-bill-sign-deadlines#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Legislation USDA Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:59:00 +0000 110211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Golden Peanut Company changes name, expands pecan interests http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/golden-peanut-company-changes-name-expands-pecan-interests <div class="node-body article-body">Golden Peanut is changing its name to Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/golden-peanut-company-changes-name-expands-pecan-interests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/golden-peanut-company-changes-name-expands-pecan-interests#comments Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Peanut Pecans Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:35:00 +0000 110151 at http://southeastfarmpress.com