A dairy safety net program will likely have a record payout for June. A USDA official tells Brownfield the Dairy Margin Coverage Program margin forecasts through the end of the 2023 DMC program year are below $9.50, and so the formula using the... Read More.
A dairy economist says it’s hard to find bright spots in the dairy outlook right now. Peter Vitaliano with the National Milk Producers Federation says April was the seventh straight month with higher cow numbers than the previous year, and although production per... Read More.
There was spotty rainfall across Missouri in the last few days, but a farmer in north-central Missouri says his corn and soybeans could use additional moisture. Kyle Durham from Carroll County tells Brownfield the non-irrigated corn is starting to show drought stress. “We’re starting to... Read More.
Cotton export sales shot sharply higher during the week ending June 1st. The USDA says sales of upland cotton hit a marketing year high at more than 480,000 bales, with most of that to China, which will primarily be used to manufacture clothing.... Read More.