U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 14 states as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Here is the list of states below followed by the number of counties affected: Florida, 8
Grain trade is lower at midday in slow trade; traders fear chart selling. CORN Corn trade is 3 cents lower at midday with light chart selling and limited fresh friendly news. Double-crop planting in Brazil will continue to expand in
On February 23, the National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released county yields for the 2016 crop year. With these yield estimates, fairly accurate estimates of 2016 Agricultural Risk Coverage at the county level (ARC-CO) payments can be obtained. We present
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer two days of educational programs during the eighth annual Wichita Falls Ranch and Farm Expo to be held March 8-9 at the J.S. Bridwell Agricultural Center, 111 N. Burnett St., Wichita Falls.
Last night temperatures dipped to or below 24°F for several hours at many locations throughout Kentucky (Table 1). For winter wheat that has reached the jointing (Feekes 6) growth stage, damage (Figure 1) can occur to the developing wheat head,
Stripe rust, caused by the fungus Puccinia striiformis, was fairly prevalent in Kentucky wheat fields in 2016, and will likely make an appearance again in 2017. In general, the stripe rust fungus generally doesn’t survive Kentucky winters, but it can
Watermark sensors have a useful life of approximately five years per Irrometer’s web page. Considering the time and effort it takes to replace a bad sensor after installation, dated sensors should be discarded and replaced with new sensors.
6:00 a.m. CME Globex: May corn was fractionally higher, May soybeans were 1 cent higher, and July Kansas City wheat was 3 cents lower. CME Globex Recap: With temperatures dipping down into the low teens across much of the United
Family businesses can be wonderful organizations. You have a chance to do what you love with your family, achieving the benefits of both flexibility and control that come with owning your own business. But family businesses also can be
Family businesses can be wonderful organizations. You have a chance to do what you love with your family, achieving the benefits of both flexibility and control that come with owning