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April Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates

🕔15:39, 9.Apr 2015

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Office of the Chief Economist (with collaboration from a number of USDA agencies) released their monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report today (April 9). At this stage the reports do not carry the level

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2015 Delta Ag Expo, Cleveland, MS – January 21 and 22, 2015

2015 Delta Ag Expo, Cleveland, MS – January 21 and 22, 2015

🕔11:27, 16.Jan 2015

Find attached the agenda for the 42nd Annual Delta Ag Expo to be held in Cleveland, MS on Wednesday, January 21 and Thursday, January 22, 2015. We hope to see you in attendance at the Bolivar County Ag Expo Center.

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Supplemental Coverage Available for 2015 Mississippi Winter Wheat

🕔15:35, 4.Aug 2014

The Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) crop insurance endorsement will be available to winter wheat producers in Bolivar, Coahoma, Sunflower, Tallahatchie and Washington counties for 2015. SCO was authorized in the Agricultural Act of 2014 and will provide an indemnity payment

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Farm Bill and Market News & Notes

🕔12:26, 11.May 2014

A few items from us boring ag economists — We’re still analyzing the 2014 Farm Bill (largely waiting on the rules and regulations). But, in the mean time, click the links below for a few items that be of use:

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July Supply and Demand Report Recap

🕔15:57, 11.Jul 2013

Soybeans The 2013/14 crop saw a few changes from last month’s report should be considered slightly bearish even as the market moved higher. Planted acres were revised up 0.6 million acres from last month to reflect the June Acreage report. Harvested acres

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December Supply and Demand Report Recap

🕔15:57, 11.Dec 2012

by: Brian Williams and John Michael Riley Estimated U.S. production and acreage for corn, soybeans, and wheat in the December USDA report remain unchanged over the November estimates. U.S. soybean yields for 2012 are estimated at 39.3 bushels/acre, down from 2011

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Free Futures and Options Training Series

🕔15:53, 15.Oct 2012

Looking for more hands on training with price risk management tools? I’m looking for up to 8 producers (focus on those with some/all cotton production) to participate in a free futures trading educational experience. I will work closely with these

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September 2012 Supply and Demand Report Recap

🕔16:44, 12.Sep 2012

I quickly want to introduce Dr. Brian Williams. Brian recently joined the Mississippi State Extension Service as a commodity marketing specialist. He will be taking over the corn, soybean and wheat duties and contributed to this post. Brian can be

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August USDA Report Recaps

🕔09:44, 10.Aug 2012

[note: I have a prior obligation today. Here is a quick synopsis of the reports with more to come in later today or over the weekend] This morning USDA’s World Agricultural Outlook Board released their August estimates of U.S. and

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July Supply and Demand Report Shocker

🕔16:01, 11.Jul 2012

The World Agricultural Outlook Board of USDA released their monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report (WASDE) this morning, July 11.  The report revealed what most had feared, a much lower per acre yield than trend would suggest.  The

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