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  1. California: Advanced Precision Farming Course Offered Online, Nov. 14 – Dec. 16

    November 14 @ 8:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Arkansas: 5 Income Tax Schools in Nov, Dec.

    November 14 @ 8:00 am - December 6 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course, Starkville, Dec. 5-7

    December 5 @ 8:00 am - December 7 @ 5:00 pm
  4. California Almond Conference, Sacramento, Dec. 6-8

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Kentucky: 2016 Early Bird Meetings, Dec. 6-8

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm
  6. Texas Plant Protection Association Conference, Bryan, Dec. 6-7

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 7 @ 5:00 pm
  7. ‘Ties to the Land’ Program, Texarkana, Dec. 6

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. Kansas: Ag Law & Lease Workshop, Salina, Dec. 6

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  9. Texas: Private Pesticide Applicator License Training, Dec. 6, 15

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 15 @ 5:00 pm
  10. Kansas: K-State Program to Help Farmers Deal with Historic Ag Downturn

    December 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  11. Texas: Field Crops and Beef Workshop, Edna, Dec. 8

    December 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  12. Texas: High Plains Ag Conference, Lubbock, Dec. 9

    December 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  13. Alabama: Corn and Wheat Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

    December 12 @ 8:00 am - December 13 @ 5:00 pm
  14. Texas: 55th Blackland Income Growth Conference, Waco, Dec. 13

    December 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  15. Indiana: Crop Adviser Conference, Indianapolis, Dec. 13-14

    December 13 @ 8:00 am - December 14 @ 5:00 pm
  16. Indiana: Beginning Farmer Workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 14

    December 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  17. Missouri: Crop Management Conference, Columbia, Dec. 15-16

    December 15 @ 8:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm
  18. South Carolina: Ag Marketing Seminar, Myrtle Beach, Jan. 4-6

    January 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  19. South Carolina: 4 Upcoming Forest Management Workshops for Woodland Owners

    January 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  20. Illinois: 4 Regional Crop Management Conferences in Jan., Feb.

    January 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  21. Texas: Red River Crops Conference, Childress Jan. 24-25

    January 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  22. Indiana: Ag Business Management Workshop, West Lafayette, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

    January 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Kansas: 2015 Net Farm Income Down Dramatically

Kansas: 2015 Net Farm Income Down Dramatically

πŸ‘€By Kevin Herbel and Robin Reid, Kansas State University 🕔Dec 2, 2016

Returns to farming tend to be cyclical in nature so it’s no surprise that a run-up in commodity prices and land values in 2008 to 2013 would be followed by a period of depressed profitability. At the present, the question

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DTN Grain Close: Corn, Wheat Trim Weekly Losses

DTN Grain Close: Corn, Wheat Trim Weekly Losses

πŸ‘€By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Dec 2, 2016

Modest rebounds in corn and wheat trimmed their weekly losses on Friday, but did not get rid of bearish concerns altogether. Soybeans ended a couple of cents lower on a day of quiet trading.   Grain trade was flat to

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DTN Grain Midday: Light Morning Gains

DTN Grain Midday: Light Morning Gains

πŸ‘€By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Dec 2, 2016

Grain trade is flat to higher at midday. CORN Corn trade is 1 to 3 cents higher at midday with light buying surfacing overnight as we head toward the weekend with some profit-taking likely vs. fresh shorts established on the

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DTN Grain Market: More Light Overnight Buying

DTN Grain Market: More Light Overnight Buying

πŸ‘€By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Dec 2, 2016

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn was 1 cent higher, January soybeans were 1 cent higher, and March Chicago wheat was 4 cents higher. CME Globex Recap: It should be a big weekend for financial markets, bookended by Friday’s U.S.

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Oklahoma Wheat: Hessian Fly Management Options

Oklahoma Wheat: Hessian Fly Management Options

πŸ‘€By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Occurrences of Hessian fly have been found in southwestern Oklahoma winter wheat this fall, making it important for producers to identify field infestations and strategies that can assist in managing the pest next year. “Even though there is not a

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Trans-Pacific Partnership: Will He or Won’t He Kill It? – DTN

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Will He or Won’t He Kill It? – DTN

πŸ‘€By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Randy Veach, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau, is counting on President-elect Donald Trump not following through on a vow to drop out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Β  Arkansas voters picked Trump by a 26.9% margin, one of the widest

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Drought Outlook: Some Improvements Expected Across the South

Drought Outlook: Some Improvements Expected Across the South

πŸ‘€Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from David Miskus, NOAA 🕔Dec 1, 2016

A shift in the upper-air pattern in late November brought welcome precipitation to the lower Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys, portions of the parched Southeast, and most of the Northeast, with additional moderate to heavy precipitation predicted during the next

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Drought Monitor: Some Needed Precipitation for the Southeast

Drought Monitor: Some Needed Precipitation for the Southeast

πŸ‘€Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Richard Heim, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Summary This USDM week began with an upper-level ridge bringing above-normal temperatures to much of the central third of the CONUS. Short-wave troughs moving through the ridge brought surface lows and cold fronts as they moved across the country. By

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Indiana: Beginning Farmer Workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 14

Indiana: Beginning Farmer Workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 14

πŸ‘€By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Purdue Extension’s Beginning Farmer program will host its Central Regional Workshop Dec. 14 in Discovery Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, with sessions focusing on helping growers adopt practices that promote sustainability, personal health and job satisfaction. “The key is

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Wheat Market: Current U.S. Export Sales Outpace 5-Year Average

Wheat Market: Current U.S. Export Sales Outpace 5-Year Average

πŸ‘€By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Five months into the 2016/17 marketing year (June to May), total U.S. export sales of 18.9 million metric tons (MMT) are 30 percent ahead of last year’s pace and 7 percent ahead of the 5-year average pace. Soft red winter

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