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Diesel, Gas Prices Climb

Diesel, Gas Prices Climb

👤From the Energy Information Administration 🕔Jan 18, 2018

The U.S. average diesel fuel price rose 3 cents to $3.03 per gallon on January 15, 2018, 44 cents higher than a year ago. Gulf Coast prices increased four cents to $2.83 per gallon, East Coast prices increased nearly four

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Texas: Ag Forum, Amarillo, Jan. 26

Texas: Ag Forum, Amarillo, Jan. 26

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 18, 2018

“For more than 30 years, the Texas Ag Forum has provided policy and market outlook for Texas agricultural producers and commodity leaders providing informative analysis,” said Dr. Joe Outlaw, Texas Ag Forum secretary and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist, College

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Texas: High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop, Amarillo, Feb. 15

Texas: High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop, Amarillo, Feb. 15

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 18, 2018

The Texas High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop will be Feb. 15 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the program from 9 a.m. to 4

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World’s Largest Cattle Feeder Sells – 900K Head, Lots In 6 States

World’s Largest Cattle Feeder Sells – 900K Head, Lots In 6 States

👤From a press release 🕔Jan 18, 2018

Affiliates of Pinnacle Asset Management, L.P., a commodities and natural resources investment firm, announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the U.S.-based cattle feeding assets and farms – collectively known as Five Rivers Cattle Feeding –

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Western Region Pecans: Light Deliveries, Good Demand

Western Region Pecans: Light Deliveries, Good Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were fairly light. Demand was fairly good for good quality pecans. Harvesting is expected to remain steady during the next week, with harvesting expected to continue through most of the month.

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Corn, 2018: Expect an Average Loss of $115.33 Per Planted Acre – Commentary

Corn, 2018: Expect an Average Loss of $115.33 Per Planted Acre – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Jan 17, 2018

As a new year begins, we are going to take the time to look at the profitability of the major crops produced by US farmers, in part because their financial situation will affect both the type and the cost of

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Ag Law in the Field: How Will Tax Reform Affect Agriculture? – Audio

Ag Law in the Field: How Will Tax Reform Affect Agriculture? – Audio

👤By Tiffany Lashmet, Texas Ag Law 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Kristine Tidgren from the Iowa State Center for Ag Law and Taxation joined me on a recent episode of the Ag Law in the Field Podcast to discuss the ins and outs of the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. 

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Thompson On Cotton: With Rally, Consider Pricing 2018 Crop

Thompson On Cotton: With Rally, Consider Pricing 2018 Crop

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Let me go on record as saying, this old southern boy has had his fill of this bitter cold winter. The only consolation being that it may curb some pest problems later in the growing season. Fortunately, despite these bone

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Ag Guest Worker Act Inserted into House Immigration Bill – DTN

Ag Guest Worker Act Inserted into House Immigration Bill – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 16, 2018

An overhaul of agricultural guest-worker programs is a major component of a House plan to fix the immigration status of young people involved in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) that is entangled in the latest immigration battle

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Texas: Ag Economic Risk Management Program, Lubbock, Jan. 23

Texas: Ag Economic Risk Management Program, Lubbock, Jan. 23

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 15, 2018

Seeking Solutions: Managing Economic Risks will be hosted by the North Region of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Jan. 23 in Lubbock. The program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. at Cagle’s Steaks and BBQ, 8732 4th St. To insure

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