Markets http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Options to keep in mind as corn planting lags, especially in the Southeast http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/options-keep-mind-corn-planting-lags-especially-southeast <div class="node-body article-body">Corn planting progress in Tennessee remains the furthest behind the average with 37 points fewer acres planted than average. Progress in Kentucky and Missouri also lags more than 20 point behind the five-year average at this point.</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/options-keep-mind-corn-planting-lags-especially-southeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/options-keep-mind-corn-planting-lags-especially-southeast#comments Grains Management Markets Corn Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:12:00 +0000 113601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;Planting continues to progress slowly due to wet, cool conditions this year,&rdquo; said <a href="http://www.ncga.com/news-and-resources/news-stories/article/2015/04/another-slow-wet-planting-season-in-2015-for-american-corn-farmers" target="_blank">National Corn Growers Association President</a> Chip Bowling.</p> Heavy rain, high winds lodge corn and stop planters http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters <div class="node-body gallery-body">Skies cleared Tuesday morning but not before more than 6 inches, and in some places 8 inches of rain fell across the Deep South in the last seven to 10 days, beating up corn and delaying peanut planting and general field work by several weeks. Here’s what it looked like.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Peanuts Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:06:00 +0000 113591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Profiles in Peanut Profitability: Singular pursuit of excellence built today’s U.S. peanut industry http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/profiles-peanut-profitability-singular-pursuit-excellence-built-today-s-us-peanut-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The history of the U.S. peanut industry makes for a great story, especially considering the extraordinary advances made in recent years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/profiles-peanut-profitability-singular-pursuit-excellence-built-today-s-us-peanut-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/profiles-peanut-profitability-singular-pursuit-excellence-built-today-s-us-peanut-industry#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:32:00 +0000 113071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Southeast peanut growers can learn lessons from last year http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southeast-peanut-growers-can-learn-lessons-last-year <div class="node-body article-body">“We need to concentrate the most, probably this year and next year, on what we can do to save money when growing peanuts."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southeast-peanut-growers-can-learn-lessons-last-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southeast-peanut-growers-can-learn-lessons-last-year#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19:31:00 +0000 113181 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>LAST YEAR&#39;S PEANUT crop was like riding a roller coaster.</p> Pick your battles when it comes to marketing cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/pick-your-battles-when-it-comes-marketing-cotton <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Current cotton marketing strategies for 2015 include waiting for prices to improve further, purchase of December Put Options while we have these better prices, or purchase of March Call Options, particularly if prices weaken from current levels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/pick-your-battles-when-it-comes-marketing-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/pick-your-battles-when-it-comes-marketing-cotton#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:10:00 +0000 113371 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SELL THE COTTON crop in portions as the market dictates, and reward the market by selling when the market improves and puts the odds in your favor.</p> Why fertilizer, seed and pesticide companies happy with acreage report http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/why-fertilizer-seed-and-pesticide-companies-happy-acreage-report <div class="field-byline"> Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Input manufacturers likely prefer to see more corn acres planted than soybean acres because farmer costs are higher for corn. Having more corn acres increases the chances of higher gross revenues for input manufacturers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/why-fertilizer-seed-and-pesticide-companies-happy-acreage-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/why-fertilizer-seed-and-pesticide-companies-happy-acreage-report#comments Grains Management Markets Cereal Grains Soybean Wed, 08 Apr 2015 01:12:00 +0000 113351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cattle market calls for price protection, risk management http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-market-calls-price-protection-risk-management <div class="field-byline"> Aimee Nielson, University of Kentucky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">April could be telling in many ways as the market responds to the pressure of trying to predict the future. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-market-calls-price-protection-risk-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-market-calls-price-protection-risk-management#comments Livestock Markets Cattle Marketing and Promotion Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:48:00 +0000 113341 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Pecan growers 'getting tails kicked in the marketplace' http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-growers-getting-tails-kicked-marketplace <div class="field-byline"> Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In terms of flavor and nutritional quality, pecans rank highly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-growers-getting-tails-kicked-marketplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-growers-getting-tails-kicked-marketplace#comments Markets Orchard Crops Pecans Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:25:00 +0000 113321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Think about it before you shorten peanut rotations http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/think-about-it-you-shorten-peanut-rotations <div class="node-body article-body">“A lot of producers in our area are looking at greatly expanding their peanut production, and some of them might be sacrificing their rotation. For some, it might be the right decision, but for others, I don’t think it is.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/think-about-it-you-shorten-peanut-rotations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/think-about-it-you-shorten-peanut-rotations#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 03 Apr 2015 20:40:00 +0000 113021 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PEANUT PRODUCERS SHOULD consider the consequences this year of shortening their peanut rotations.</p> Why burley tobacco has worked for some new growers but not others http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/why-burley-tobacco-has-worked-some-new-growers-not-others <div class="node-body article-body">“My yield (on burley) was way down by the end of that time, and I never could put my finger on why. For the first four years, we were always able to get 2,300 to 2,400 pounds per acre. But the last two years, we got only 1,400 pounds per acre.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/why-burley-tobacco-has-worked-some-new-growers-not-others" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/why-burley-tobacco-has-worked-some-new-growers-not-others#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Tobacco Tobacco Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:29:00 +0000 113011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>BOBBY BAKER STANDS in a barn full of burley stalks.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>