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Freezing weather expected this weekend for Southeast

Early signs for this weekend, Saturday March 28 and Sunday March 29, show that another surge of cold air is expected to move into the Southeast, following a pair of cold fronts on Thursday and Friday.

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Ag markets generally diverged Friday

Corn traders may have squared positions before the weekend. After exhibiting considerable strength over the previous week, corn futures declined Thursday and continued sliding today. There was little fresh news, and the financial markets essentially stalled. Thus, today’s corn slippage probably resulted traders and funds squaring positions before the weekend and next Tuesday’s important USDA reports. May corn futures slipped 0.25 cent to $3.91/bushel at Friday’s CBOT settlement, while December stalled at $4.1475.

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USDA extends ARC and PLC deadlines

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April 7, 2015, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill. The final day to update yield history or reallocate base acres also will be April 7, 2015.

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2015 Fluid Forum recap

Talking Stick Resort was again the site for the 24th Annual Fluid Forum held from February 15 to 17 in Scottsdale, Ariz., as researchers and ag people from the United States and overseas gathered for two days of sharing the latest in field research to improve crop yields.

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Two unusual Texas properties up for sale

We all know that Texans claim they do things up big, and two properties that are coming up for auction show how some Texans do things big and grand. Hall and Hall Auctions will be managing two sizable Texas auctions in April. Costa Grande Ranch is a rare Texas Gulf Coast offering encompassing 5,221± acres, with more than five miles of frontage on the Intracoastal Waterway.

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Ag markets were decidedly mixed at midsession Friday

Corn traders may be squaring positions before the weekend. After exhibiting considerable strength over the previous week, corn futures declined Thursday and have continued sliding today. There’s little fresh news, and the financial markets have essentially stalled. Thus, we suspect today’s corn slippage is the result of traders and funds squaring positions before the weekend and next Tuesday’s important USDA reports. May corn futures slipped 1.5 cents to $3.8975/bushel late Friday morning, while December lost 1.25 to $4.135.

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