Markets http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en A 15-pound ham worth a record $2 million http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 15.89-pound Grand Champion Ham produced by Broadbent’s B&B Foods of Kuttawa, Ky., is worth approximately $125,865 per pound.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million#comments Livestock Markets Miscellaneous Untagged Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:09:00 +0000 108611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Miss Kentucky 2014, Ramsey Carpenter, showcases the Kentucky State Fair&rsquo;s grand champion ham to bidders during the 51st annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast and Auction.</p> Farmers with unpriced crops will face tight-to-negative profit margins http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-negative-profit-margins <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Breakeven yields at current prices look achievable for soybeans and double crop soybeans. Some producers may be able to make the breakeven yield needed for corn and cotton but on the average they will be difficult to achieve. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-negative-profit-margins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-negative-profit-margins#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Corn Cotton Finance Marketing and Promotion Soybean Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:29:00 +0000 108601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CORN HARVEST underway in south Georgia. Producers may see breakeven yields, but it&rsquo;ll be tough with harvest prices where they are now.</p> Peanut market: Four yield scenarios to gauge direction http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-market-four-yield-scenarios-gauge-direction <div class="node-body article-body">"I think we have data that shows in good weather, we can reasonably expect peanut yields in excess of 4,000 pounds per acre," says peanut broker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-market-four-yield-scenarios-gauge-direction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-market-four-yield-scenarios-gauge-direction#comments Markets Peanuts Peanut Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:49:00 +0000 108521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Moving grain to the West Coast tops $3 a bushel, a new record http://southeastfarmpress.com/moving-grain-west-coast-tops-3-bushel-new-record <div class="node-body link-body">While some backlogs may be cleared in September on the northern Plains, others could persist, creating a crunch exacerbated by projections for big corn and soybean crops. Mother Nature isn't doing farmers any favors, either, with rains delaying spring wheat harvest in North Dakota, increasing potential for a collision with fall crops.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southeastfarmpress.com/site-files/southeastfarmpress.com/files/10965304103_b685c9d76c_k.jpg?1408390301" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/moving-grain-west-coast-tops-3-bushel-new-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Markets Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:18:00 +0000 108511 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Photo courtesy United Soybean Board Peanut broker: Only the market can tell growers how to allocate acres http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/peanut-broker-only-market-can-tell-growers-how-allocate-acres <div class="node-body article-body">“You all know from experience that we’ve seen extremely volatile markets in the past several years. But for the moment, we are in a period of relative calm, but that’s not necessarily good news for you or for me," peanut broker tells growers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/peanut-broker-only-market-can-tell-growers-how-allocate-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/peanut-broker-only-market-can-tell-growers-how-allocate-acres#comments Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:52:00 +0000 108061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PEANUT BROKER GEORGE Lovatt answers questions during the recent Southern Peanut Growers Conference held in Panama City, Fla. Lovatt urged growers to pay attention to the market when making planting decisions.&nbsp;</p> Ga. Peanut Commission ‘no share’ motion right move http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move <div class="node-body blog-body">Painstaking and expensive research has positioned the U.S. as a dominant player in the world peanut market, but maintaining that competitive edge will require that we protect our technological advantages. The Peanut Commission’s motion is a right step in that direction.</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/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Farm Press Blog Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:28:00 +0000 108151 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cotton outlook neutral to bearish on August crop report http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-outlook-neutral-bearish-august-crop-report <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These first produced-based cotton numbers for 2014 cotton show abandonment of only 10 percent and a yield of 820 lbs/acre. The crop is forecast at 17.5 million bales—1 million bales higher than the July estimate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-outlook-neutral-bearish-august-crop-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-outlook-neutral-bearish-august-crop-report#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:58:00 +0000 108381 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cotton Transition Assistance Program Enrollment underway http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-transition-assistance-program-enrollment-underway <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton farmers can enroll in the Cotton Transition Assistance Program from Aug. 11 through Oct. 7.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-transition-assistance-program-enrollment-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-transition-assistance-program-enrollment-underway#comments Cotton Government Markets Cotton Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:12:00 +0000 108301 at http://southeastfarmpress.com First sighting of soybean rust on U.S. crop made in Alabama http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/first-sighting-soybean-rust-us-crop-made-alabama <div class="node-body article-body">While this first report of soybean rust on soybeans in Alabama should be noted, growers should be paying greater attention to frogeye leaf spot.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/first-sighting-soybean-rust-us-crop-made-alabama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/first-sighting-soybean-rust-us-crop-made-alabama#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Soybean Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:11:00 +0000 108251 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>AUBURN UNIVERSITY EXTENSION Plant Pathologist Ed Sikora is shown this past year checking a field for signs of soybean rust.</p> Put a pencil to harvest strategy http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/put-pencil-harvest-strategy <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s August. And though cool, wet weather in some areas delayed crop progress this season, many growers are now shifting to harvest mode. While there is maybe a little lull before harvest, review management duties as you get ready for harvest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/put-pencil-harvest-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/put-pencil-harvest-strategy#comments Grains Management Markets Soybeans Books Finance Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:09:00 +0000 108191 at http://southeastfarmpress.com National Corn Growers Association