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June Prices Received Index Increased 0.1 Percent The June Prices Received Index (Agricultural Production), at 95.1, increased 0.1 percent from May 2018. At 90.3, the Crop Production Index increased 0.7 percent. The Livestock Production Index, at 98.5, increased 0.2 percent. Producers received higher prices for oranges, hogs, market eggs, and broilers but lower prices for cattle, corn, cauliflower, and soybeans. Compared with a year earlier, the Prices Received Index is down 3
OMAHA (DTN) -- Good-to-excellent condition ratings for the nation's corn and soybeans were both unchanged last week, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. NASS estimated that 72% of the nation's corn was in good-to-excellent condition as of Sunday, July 29, the same as the previous week. Soybean condition was rated 70% good to excellent, also the same as the previous week. "Poor-to-very-poor conditions for corn inc
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Reservoir levels current as of midnight on date indicated. Upper Snake River system is at 80 % of capacity. (Jackson Lake,Palisades, Grassy Lake,Island Park,Ririe,American Falls,LakeWalcott) Total space available:825608 AF Total storage capacity:4045695 AF
Bottled milk sales are steady to up due to educational institutions preparing to reopen in the coming weeks for the new school year. In California, triple-digit temperatures are putting more stress on cows’ well-being and contributing to a reduction in milk output and component levels. Some contacts report not being able to get all the milk they need due to limited spot load availability. Milk handlers say they are looking into opportunities to bring milk from other areas to
WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Thursday said the FDA intends to make decisions about the labeling of cow's milk and plant-based milk "in relation to potential public health consequences" as part of its program to modernize standards of identity. In a statement before FDA's meeting on that program, Gottlieb said "plant-based foods are being positioned in the marketplace as substitutes for standardized dairy products," but "these
Farm debt continues to weigh on agriculture banks' liquidity. The Federal Reserve Board recently released its July 2018 "Beige Book" update, providing an overview of the current state of the U.S. economy as well as the U.S. agricultural economy. The update reported that economic activity has continued to expand across the U.S., with 10 of the 12 Federal Reserve districts reporting moderate or modest growth. The outliers, the report said, were the Dallas, Texas, district, whic
During the period covering July 17-24, precipitation fell across a vast majority of the East, the heaviest of which flooded parts of Maryland, including the Washington D.C. area. Heavy rains also fell in parts of Florida, Kentucky and South Carolina. In the central U.S., moderate precipitation fell in parts of the High Plains while lighter rains provided little to no relief in parts of Kansas. The drought-stricken areas of Oklahoma and Texas saw little to no precipitation and
Mid-July dairy prices were mixed as traders absorbed last week’s Global Dairy Trade auction and anticipated Friday afternoon’s June Milk Production report and Monday’s June Cold Storage data, none of which fed the bulls. The Cheddar blocks closed Friday at $1.52 per pound, down 4 cents on the week and 18 3/4-cents below a year ago. The barrels finished 15 1/4-cents lower at $1.27, 14 cents below a year ago and 25 cents below the blocks. A fluctuating price gap is apparently b