Markets http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Kentucky producer talks about why he invested in on-farm grain storage http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/kentucky-producer-talks-about-why-he-invested-farm-grain-storage <div class="node-body article-body">In the past four years, Lee Robey has nearly doubled his grain storage capacity. “It does give you flexibility, and in most cases, futures prices and basis will pay for your storage costs and facility maintenance."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/kentucky-producer-talks-about-why-he-invested-farm-grain-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/kentucky-producer-talks-about-why-he-invested-farm-grain-storage#comments Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Cereal Grains Management Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:13:00 +0000 110621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Katie Pratt/University of Kentucky What does new weakness in cotton market mean? http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/what-does-new-weakness-cotton-market-mean <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton prices will not stay at these lowest of levels very long because the supply side will retract and this, assuming demand remains solid or improves, and should eventually pull prices back up. Will we see 80-cent cotton for 2015? Not likely. Will prices stay in the low 60s? Not likely. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/what-does-new-weakness-cotton-market-mean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/what-does-new-weakness-cotton-market-mean#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:30:00 +0000 110611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>COTTON PRICES were thought to have support at the 61-cent level but broke lower in mid November. Will 2015 cotton prices improve? Likely, but not by enough to be liked by producers.</p> Gary Adams will be next National Cotton Council president, CEO http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gary-adams-will-be-next-national-cotton-council-president-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Gary M. Adams will be the next president and CEO of the National Cotton Council of America, the organization that represents all seven segments of the U.S. cotton industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gary-adams-will-be-next-national-cotton-council-president-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gary-adams-will-be-next-national-cotton-council-president-ceo#comments Cotton Management Markets Miscellaneous Cotton National Cotton Council Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:40:00 +0000 110581 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>GARY ADAMS, current vice president for economic and policy analysis at the National Cotton Council, will in February take reigns as the new CEO of the NCC.</p> 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>