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Oklahoma: Red River Crops Conference, Altus, Jan. 17-18

Oklahoma: Red River Crops Conference, Altus, Jan. 17-18

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Dec 12, 2017

Agricultural producers and others interested in learning the latest information about best crop production practices for southwestern Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains should register now to attend the Jan. 17-18 Red River Crops Conference in Altus. “A collaborative effort

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Ag Producers: Do Income Tax Planning Before Year Ends

Ag Producers: Do Income Tax Planning Before Year Ends

👤By Kelli Anderson, North Dakota State University 🕔Dec 12, 2017

Agricultural producers should do tax planning before the end of the year based on the information known at this time. Traditionally, producers try to do tax planning to limit their tax liability. With the downturn in the agricultural economy, limiting

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Texas Cotton: 3 Mandatory Auxin Herbicide Trainings in Jan., Feb., March

Texas Cotton: 3 Mandatory Auxin Herbicide Trainings in Jan., Feb., March

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Dec 12, 2017

The Texas Department of Agriculture will require special training in 2018 for new auxin herbicides applied under a Section 3 approval on dicamba-tolerant and 2,4-D-tolerant cotton. To meet this requirement, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Amarillo will host

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Cotton: New Crop Insurance Provisions, Cottonseed Endorsement Prices

Cotton: New Crop Insurance Provisions, Cottonseed Endorsement Prices

👤By Shawn Wade, Plains Cotton Growers 🕔Dec 12, 2017

The USDA Risk Management Agency provided a handful of new crop insurance provisions that will become effective for 2018 Spring-seeded crops and producers will find many of them check off long-awaited items from their crop insurance wish list. In addition

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New Mexico: Federal Court Sides with Cattle Ranchers in Water Dispute

New Mexico: Federal Court Sides with Cattle Ranchers in Water Dispute

👤By Tiffany Lashmet, Texas AgriLife Extension Ag Law Specialist 🕔Dec 12, 2017

A federal court has sided with a group of New Mexico ranchers in a case involving a dispute over stock watering rights in the Lincoln National Forest. Background The US Forest Service (USFS) manages federally owned land within the Lincoln

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Texas Cotton, Soybeans: Dicamba Label Update and Mandatory Training for Applicators

Texas Cotton, Soybeans: Dicamba Label Update and Mandatory Training for Applicators

👤By Scott Nolte, Gaylon Morgan, Josh McGinty, and Pete Dotray, Texas AgriLife Extension Specialists 🕔Dec 12, 2017

Dicamba tolerant cotton and soybean varieties were brought to the market in 2015 and 2016, respectively, and were followed in 2017 by the newly registered dicamba herbicides formulated specifically to have lower volatility.  Following a challenging launch in 2017 of

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Texas Weather: Dry Conditions Could Worsen for Much of the State, Says Climatologist

Texas Weather: Dry Conditions Could Worsen for Much of the State, Says Climatologist

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Dec 11, 2017

October and November were two of the driest Octobers and Novembers on record, and much of the state appears to be facing a continued dry spell through winter, according to the state climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said conditions

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AgFax Weekend: Lessons Learned 1983 vs. 2017 | Growth Strategies

AgFax Weekend: Lessons Learned 1983 vs. 2017 | Growth Strategies

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Dec 8, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Lessons Learned 1983 vs. 2017 | Growth Strategies | Sell your land or sell plus lease it back? | and more.

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 8, 2017

Average quotations were 89 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

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Kansas: 5 Upcoming Farm Financial Workshops in Jan., Feb.

Kansas: 5 Upcoming Farm Financial Workshops in Jan., Feb.

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Dec 8, 2017

With farm profitability rivaling the low levels of the 1980s, K-State Research and Extension is offering confidential, one-on-one financial planning assistance to agricultural producers in five locations in early 2018. Through Farm Financial workshops, a farm analyst will work directly

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