Reports from the Rio Grande Valley indicate that while heavy rains have fallen across many areas of the border region disrupting cotton planting in progress, rainfall totals so far do not indicate serious damage.
Mexico, one of the top buyers of U.S. corn, hinted they might consider an upcoming Mexican bill in their legislature that would redirect corn buying efforts to Brazil and other trading partners instead of from U.S. suppliers.
It may be a tough year to decide what and how much to plant and also how much to invest in a crop with a market that is, at best, offering marginal opportunities to break even. A decision aid tool from Texas A&M AgriLife makes the budgeting chore...
A study indicates that mergers, which are still pending, between large agribusiness companies could slightly increase the average seed prices of corn and soybeans, but drastically escalate cotton seed costs.