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  • Feeding dairy cattle while milk prices remain low
    by Mark Dorenkamp on April 25, 2018 at 9:59 am

      A professor emeritus at the University of Illinois has some advice for dairy farmers trying to stay profitable during this tight margin environment. Mike Hutjens points to some measurement tools that look at the quality of forages at harvest, during fermentation, and even manure samples, in an effort to increase efficiency.     Continue reading Feeding dairy cattle while milk prices remain low at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Fieldwork remains delayed in many areas
    by Greg Soulje on April 25, 2018 at 9:40 am

    Across the Corn Belt, mild, dry weather in the upper Midwest contrasts with cool, showery conditions in the Ohio Valley. By April 22, corn planting had not begun, and was at least 10 percentage points behind the 5-year average pace, in Iowa and Minnesota. During the 4-week period ending April 22, there were less than 2 days suitable for fieldwork in Minnesota (0.1 day), North Dakota (1.2 days), and South Dakota (1.7 days). On the Plains, dry weather prevails across drought-affected southern areas, where—despite recent showers— topsoil moisture was rated at least one-half very short to short on April 22 in Texas (67%), Kansas (64%), Colorado (53%), and Oklahoma (53%). Continue reading Fieldwork remains delayed in many areas at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • CME dairy prices mixed Tuesday
    by Larry Lee on April 25, 2018 at 2:39 am

    Dairy prices were mixed Tuesday at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Class Three April milk was unchanged at $14.52 a hundredweight.  May was up $.04 at $15.13. June was up $.06 to 15.55. July was up $.06 to $15.99.  The milk futures from August through next March ranged from one to nine cents higher. Grade AA Butter was up $.0550 to $2.3750 per pound.  Twenty-three carloads traded with prices between $2.33 and $2.3750. Continue reading CME dairy prices mixed Tuesday at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Ag economist says a corn rally possible
    by Julie Harker on April 24, 2018 at 9:43 pm

    A University of Illinois ag economist says there could be significantly lower corn production this year, “I do see corn setting up for a possible rally. There’s a very bullish outlook currently. Monitoring the weekly (USDA) planting progress reports is going to be important in the next few weeks.” Todd Hubbs says corn consumption continues to see support from ethanol, both production and exports. But, there are a few things that could slow that down, “China just introduced another 15% tariff on ethanol and they had a big jump in February exports that helped our totals. Continue reading Ag economist says a corn rally possible at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

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