Markets http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Soybean market fickle as harvest rolls on, usage expands globally http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/soybean-market-fickle-harvest-rolls-usage-expands-globally <div class="node-body article-body">“For the 2014-15 marketing year, the stocks-to-use ratio is headed to 13.26 percent, compared to the last three years of 3.85, 4.54 and 5.36 percent, so we’re building substantial stocks."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/soybean-market-fickle-harvest-rolls-usage-expands-globally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/soybean-market-fickle-harvest-rolls-usage-expands-globally#comments Management Markets Soybeans Soybean Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:25:00 +0000 109821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>EXPANDING USE OFFERS a ray of hope for a sluggish U.S. soybean market, says Aaron Smith, University of Tennessee Extension economist.</p> United Soybean Board Florida rancher finds high-value niche with lean-beef and Wagyu breeds http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/florida-rancher-finds-high-value-niche-lean-beef-and-wagyu-breeds <div class="field-byline"> Mark Mauldin, University of Florida Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seeking out high-value niche markets and producing cattle to take advantage of these markets has helped keep G&S Farms financially viable even when “regular” calf prices were low.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/florida-rancher-finds-high-value-niche-lean-beef-and-wagyu-breeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/florida-rancher-finds-high-value-niche-lean-beef-and-wagyu-breeds#comments Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Beef Breeding Cattle Pasture Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:45:00 +0000 109971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>George Fisher was&nbsp;honored recently as an Agriculture Innovator by University of Florida Washington&nbsp;County Extension. He cofounded <a href="http://arrowheadbeef.com/" target="_blank">Arrowhead Beef</a> to raise and market grass-fed, lean beef.</p> Photo courtesy of Arrowhead Beef 5 things to help your farm financially thrive in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If crop prices do not improve, how will producers survive and thrive in 2015? For starters, we have to start now as the 2014 crop harvest is winding up.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Chemicals Finance Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:20:00 +0000 109841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Prices for 2015 do not look to improve drastically upon the 2014 harvest prices.</p> NCGA president reaches out to Southeast corn farmers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/ncga-president-reaches-out-southeast-corn-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">Chip Bowling went to the Sunbelt Ag Expo, the first sitting president of the National Corn Growers Association to visit the annual farm show located in southwest Georgia, to promote the industry and hear from Southeast corn growers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/ncga-president-reaches-out-southeast-corn-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/ncga-president-reaches-out-southeast-corn-farmers#comments Grains Management Markets Sunbelt Ag Expo Corn National Corn Growers Association Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:39:00 +0000 109761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CHIP BOWLING, president of the National Corn Growers Association, at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Ga., Oct. 15.</p> Bears officially kill bulls in corn market http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/bears-officially-kill-bulls-corn-market <div class="node-body article-body">“We have this interesting phenomenon where we’re building stocks in the U.S. and in the world of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton. It’s really unfortunate. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/bears-officially-kill-bulls-corn-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/bears-officially-kill-bulls-corn-market#comments Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Corn Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:42:00 +0000 109441 at http://southeastfarmpress.com How many acres of corn needed in 2015? http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/how-many-acres-corn-needed-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Darrell Good, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With a trend yield near 162.5 bushels in 2015, 80.46 million acres would need to be harvested to produce 13.075 billion bushels of corn. That magnitude of harvested acreage for grain would require about 88.26 million acres of corn to be planted for all purposes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/how-many-acres-corn-needed-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/how-many-acres-corn-needed-2015#comments Grains Management Markets Corn Marketing and Promotion Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:36:00 +0000 109741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CURRENT PRICES for the 2015 corn crop suggest that the market is encouraging some reduction in corn acreage in favor of soybeans and wheat.</p> Tar Heel tobacco, peach growers favor check-offs as 2014 assessments kick in http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tar-heel-tobacco-peach-growers-favor-check-offs-2014-assessments-kick <div class="node-body article-body">Thanks to the new assessment on flue-cured tobacco in North Carolina, the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina will have the resources it needs to protect and advocate for the business of growing tobacco,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tar-heel-tobacco-peach-growers-favor-check-offs-2014-assessments-kick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tar-heel-tobacco-peach-growers-favor-check-offs-2014-assessments-kick#comments Government Markets Orchard Crops Tobacco Peaches Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:54:00 +0000 109451 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p class="Default">THANKS TO THE new assessment on flue-cured tobacco in North Carolina, the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina will have the resources it needs to protect and advocate for the business of growing tobacco, says grower-president Tim Yarbrough of Prospect Hill, N.C.&nbsp;</p> Ag co-ops set record for annual sales and income in 2013 http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/ag-co-ops-set-record-annual-sales-and-income-2013 <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. agricultural cooperatives set a new sales record in 2013, with total business volume of more than $246 billion, surpassing the previous record set in 2012 by $8 billion.This third consecutive year of record sales reflects increased sales in the overall farm economy in 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/ag-co-ops-set-record-annual-sales-and-income-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/ag-co-ops-set-record-annual-sales-and-income-2013#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Buying/Purchasing Management Marketing and Promotion Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:32:00 +0000 109671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>AG CO-OPS set record net income (before taxes) of $6.2 billion in 2013, besting the previous high of $6.1 billion set in 2012.</p> National Corn Growers Assocition How do profits look with wheat and double-crop soybeans in 2015? http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/how-do-profits-look-wheat-and-double-crop-soybeans-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It looks like a race to the end of harvest to determine whether increased yields can offset the drop in prices and all costs can be covered for the 2014 crop year. If concern about how 2014 will end is not enough, planning for 2015 has already started among those producers considering wheat for 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/how-do-profits-look-wheat-and-double-crop-soybeans-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/how-do-profits-look-wheat-and-double-crop-soybeans-2015#comments Grains Management Markets Soybeans Soybean Wheat Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:28:00 +0000 109661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Kentucky double-cropping unattractive in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-double-cropping-unattractive-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Greg Halich, University of Kentucky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kentucky grain farmers have just started harvesting corn and are getting to the point where they will decide how much wheat they will plant this fall. In Kentucky, wheat is almost always planted in the fall following the harvest on corn ground, and then double-cropped with soybeans in early summer after the wheat harvest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-double-cropping-unattractive-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-double-cropping-unattractive-2015#comments Grains Management Markets Soybeans Crops Wheat Wed, 08 Oct 2014 02:03:00 +0000 109631 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Kentucky