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15
Oct
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for Oct. 7-11, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2019 New Crop Soybean Cash Market had a short report for the past week as USDA-AMS cancelled reports for Thursday and Friday preceding the Columbus Day holiday on Monday. The weekend saw 2019 soybeans lose 1 cent, but trading posted solid gains on both Tuesday and Wednesday (Figure 1). 2019 […]

14
Oct
2019
Arkansas corn market report for Oct. 7-11, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market posted a weekend gain of 4 cents, gained another 10 cents on Tuesday, and then gave back 3 cents in Wednesday trading to close the week. USDA-AMS did not publish market reports on either Thursday or Friday of this week and does […]

14
Oct
2019
October Supply and Demand Update
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

USDA released its monthly supply and demand forecasts October 10th. A summary of month-to-month changes for the major row crops can be found at this link: Market Outlook Report October 2019 Also included are current NASS yield and harvested acreage estimates for Arkansas. Report Highlights: Rice: Long-grain supplies increased this month on a .8 million […]

11
Oct
2019
2018 ARC-County Payments
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) has posted an Excel spreadsheet that includes the 2018 ARC – County (ARC-CO) payment information. It can be found at this link: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/arcplc_program/arcplc-program-data/index Click on the box:  “Non-Program Year Specific Data”.   Select “2014 Farm Bill”.  Download the Excel file:  2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 ARC-County Yields, Revenue and […]

7
Oct
2019
2020 Canola Budget Available Online
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

Canola has been added to the Cooperative Extension Service (CES) field crop enterprise budgets website. Crop budgets can be found at this link: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/economics-marketing/farm-planning/budgets/crop-budgets.aspx The newly added canola budget is available for download in Excel format. As a general rule, university enterprise budgets reflect expected income and costs based on typical production practices in the […]

7
Oct
2019
Arkansas corn market report for Sept. 30-Oct. 4, 2019 and September monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market posted a weekend gain and then held a portion of that gain for the remainder of the past week.  A weekend gain of 14 cents pushed the market to an opening price of $3.71 this past Monday, an improvement of 9 cents […]

7
Oct
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for Sept. 30-Oct. 4, 2019 and September monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The 2018 soybean crop market September reporting began inconsistently as USDA-AMS was closed on September 2 for the Labor Day holiday and no reports were filed on three of the four trading days in the first week.  The first quote of the month on September 5 had the 2018 cash market […]

1
Oct
2019
2018 Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Payment Rates Announced for Corn, Grain Sorghum, and Soybeans
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

The Agricultural Act of 2014 provides payments for covered commodities enrolled in Price Loss Coverage (PLC) when the marketing year average price is below the reference price. For example, the 2018 marketing year average price for grain sorghum was determined to be $3.26 per bushel. The reference price for grain sorghum is $3.95 per bushel. […]

30
Sep
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for Sept. 23-27, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The old crop cash soybean market had an uneventful week of trading before suffering a decline to end the week (Figure 1).  Price climbed 10 cents over the weekend and opened on Monday at $8.53, 5 cents below the previous week opening.  Trading remained within a 2 cent range until Friday when […]

30
Sep
2019
Arkansas corn market report for Sept. 23-27, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market mostly trended slightly lower over the past week. Similar to the previous week, a weekend gain of 4 cents pushed the market to an opening price of $3.62 this past Monday, an improvement of 4 cents over the previous week opening day […]