NEWS
Canada Markets Blog
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Mar 31, 2014 05:44 PM CDT

Here's a quick wrap-up of data from the two USDA reports released March 31: the Quarterly Stocks report, as of March, which estimates crop inventories; and the Prospective Planting report, which provides a look at estimated acres for 2014, as it applies to some the smaller crops.

Total spring wheat acres in the U.S. are set to grow by 4% from 2013 to 12 million acres. Of this acreage, 11.3 ma is expected to be hard red spring acres. This HRS acreage is an increase of 362,000 acres over last year and is just slightly below the five-year average of ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Saskatchewan Crop Report
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Alberta Crop Report
Canada Markets
Saskatchewan Crop Report
Canada Markets
Ex-Mountie Hailed as Hero