Markets http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en U.S. and Mexico are ‘rising stars’ in manufacturing competitiveness http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/us-and-mexico-are-rising-stars-manufacturing-competitiveness <div class="node-body blog-body">The wage differential between the U.S. and China isn’t as big as it once was. One major factor in the change is the increasing advantage the U.S. has in energy resources, particularly natural gas.</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://deltafarmpress.com/blog/us-and-mexico-are-rising-stars-manufacturing-competitiveness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/us-and-mexico-are-rising-stars-manufacturing-competitiveness#comments Markets Miscellaneous Government Columnists Marketing and Promotion Farm Press Blog Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:25:00 +0000 119021 at http://deltafarmpress.com Artificial tightness holding up cotton prices for now http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/artificial-tightness-holding-cotton-prices-now <div class="node-body article-body">Short-term, there is some artificial tightness in the cotton market, according to Jarral Neeper, president, Calcot, Ltd., Bakersfield, Calif. But by the end of the year, the large supply could again be looming.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/artificial-tightness-holding-cotton-prices-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/artificial-tightness-holding-cotton-prices-now#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Import and Export Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:49:00 +0000 118911 at http://deltafarmpress.com Big corn and soybean crops get bigger http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/big-corn-and-soybean-crops-get-bigger <div class="node-body article-body">The home run hit by corn and soybean producers this year is illustrated by record U.S. yield and production forecasts by USDA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/big-corn-and-soybean-crops-get-bigger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/corn/big-corn-and-soybean-crops-get-bigger#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Markets Corn Cotton Rice Soybean Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:18:00 +0000 118901 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events <div class="node-body article-body">Important meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Mid-South agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/delta-farm-press-calendar-events#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Events Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:42:00 +0000 46561 at http://deltafarmpress.com Arkansas winter wheat yield record falls http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/arkansas-winter-wheat-yield-record-falls <div class="field-byline"> Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="field-deck"> 63 bushels per acre, breaking the 2013 record of 62 bushels per acre </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>For the second year straight, Arkansas&rsquo; winter wheat farmers have set a state average yield record, getting 63 bushels per acre in 2014, 1 bushel per acre above the previous record, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/arkansas-winter-wheat-yield-record-falls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/wheat/arkansas-winter-wheat-yield-record-falls#comments Wheat Markets Management Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:15:00 +0000 118621 at http://deltafarmpress.com Delta Farm Press U.S./Brazil WTO trade dispute resolved http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/usbrazil-wto-trade-dispute-resolved <div class="field-deck"> Deal struck over long-running dispute on U.S. cotton subsidies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brazilian and U.S. trade officials resolve trade dispute.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/usbrazil-wto-trade-dispute-resolved" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/usbrazil-wto-trade-dispute-resolved#comments Cotton Markets Government Import and Export Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:52:00 +0000 118671 at http://deltafarmpress.com How low will corn, soybean markets go? http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/how-low-will-corn-soybean-markets-go <div class="field-byline"> Richard Brock, Brock Associates </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Even disbelievers who felt corn and soybean prices could not go lower a few months ago have to be waking up to the reality that both corn and soybeans are in major bear markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/how-low-will-corn-soybean-markets-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/how-low-will-corn-soybean-markets-go#comments Soybeans Corn Markets Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:03:00 +0000 118441 at http://deltafarmpress.com MSU professor uses Delta Farm Press, Twitter to teach about grain crops http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/msu-professor-uses-delta-farm-press-twitter-teach-about-grain-crops <div class="field-byline"> Vanessa Beeson, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brien Henry, associate professor in the MSU Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, used the weekly Delta Farm Press to educate students about the current climate of the grain crops industry. He also incorporated the principles of Twitter to help students sharpen their critical thinking and communication skills.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/msu-professor-uses-delta-farm-press-twitter-teach-about-grain-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/markets/msu-professor-uses-delta-farm-press-twitter-teach-about-grain-crops#comments Soybeans Corn Markets Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:16:00 +0000 118271 at http://deltafarmpress.com <p><em>MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY scientist Gaea Hock evaluated student satisfaction with a class that required them to summarize as social media tweets news articles written about grain crops. She presented her findings at the 60th Annual North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Conference in June. (Submitted Photo)</em></p> Next cotton update is Friday, Sept. 19 http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/next-cotton-update-friday-sept-19 <div class="node-body article-body">Get the latest on cotton prices and fundamentals from O.A. Cleveland every Friday, at 6 p.m.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/next-cotton-update-friday-sept-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/next-cotton-update-friday-sept-19#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:59:00 +0000 118411 at http://deltafarmpress.com Demand for high quality propping up cotton prices http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/demand-high-quality-propping-cotton-prices <div class="node-body article-body">With the huge glut of cotton in the world, fundamentals suggest lower prices. But the scarcity of high quality cotton is propping up prices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/demand-high-quality-propping-cotton-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/demand-high-quality-propping-cotton-prices#comments Cotton Markets Equipment Cotton Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:38:00 +0000 118181 at http://deltafarmpress.com