February 18, 2009 RSS feed / Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

February 12, 2009

Widespread selling on shaky economic sentiment pushed cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) to sixweek lows Thursday. More...

Farmland values fall amid lower farm incomes

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Farmland values fell in the fourth quarter of 2008 in some Midwest and Western states amid weakening farm income and waning market demand, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City reported Friday. More...

Producers may apply for crops not covered by federal crop insurance

NON INSURED CROP DISASTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

CEO Anastacio Cavazos Jr., Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Willacy County reminds agricultural producers of the need for insurance coverage for crops in order to be eligible for the agency's Disaster Assistance Programs. More...

TDA Market Recap

Feb. 17, 2009

AUSTIN - (Feb. 17, 2009) For the week ending Feb. 14, 2009, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $6 higher per hundredweight, with a few locations lower on calves weighing less than 500 pounds. More...

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