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Western Region Pecans: Good Demand as Harvest Continues

Western Region Pecans: Good Demand as Harvest Continues

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 10, 2018

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

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Kansas: Conference Offers Practical Approaches To Evolving Ag Tech

Kansas: Conference Offers Practical Approaches To Evolving Ag Tech

👤From Kansas State University 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Technology changes rapidly in every aspect of life. For farmers, keeping up with changes in equipment, analysis methods and best practices can make a major difference in their productivity and, ultimately, their bottom line. From aerial crop-monitoring drones to driverless

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Sen. Grassley Talks: USDA Nomination; RFS Solutions; Infrastructure Funding – DTN

Sen. Grassley Talks: USDA Nomination; RFS Solutions; Infrastructure Funding – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said Tuesday the U.S. Senate needs to end a hold on the nomination of Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey to a key USDA post and also pushed ethanol and oil interests to work out their differences

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Dicamba: Kansas Applicators Must Have Training, License to Purchase

Dicamba: Kansas Applicators Must Have Training, License to Purchase

👤By Frannie Miller, Kansas State University 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Unintentional damage to millions of acres of crops from the herbicide dicamba last year prompted changes in regulations. Anyone planning to buy one of the new dicamba formulations in 2018 must have either a private applicator or category-specific commercial applicator

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Farm Policy: Trump Delivers Remarks to Farm Bureau Members

Farm Policy: Trump Delivers Remarks to Farm Bureau Members

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jan 9, 2018

President Donald Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 99th Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday.  The President touched on a variety of issues, including tax reform, regulations, rural broadband, the Farm Bill, crop insurance, and trade.   This post

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Oklahoma Livestock: Spring-Planted Oats May Be Viable Option for Forage

Oklahoma Livestock: Spring-Planted Oats May Be Viable Option for Forage

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jan 9, 2018

Producers in central Oklahoma who do not have sufficient wheat pasture, annual ryegrass or fescue pastures may want to determine if spring-planted oats are an option. “There are currently few opportunities remaining in our area to produce late-winter and early-spring

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Cotton: Indigo Ag Offers U.S. Growers Premium Above Market Price

Cotton: Indigo Ag Offers U.S. Growers Premium Above Market Price

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 9, 2018

Indigo Ag, Inc., announced on January 9 that it will offer significant price premiums to U.S. Growers who contract with the company to grow Indigo Cotton.  Indigo technology is a natural seed coating designed to enhance crop performance in water-stressed

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Texas: Feed Grains Marketing Workshop, Amarillo, Jan. 23-24

Texas: Feed Grains Marketing Workshop, Amarillo, Jan. 23-24

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 9, 2018

How will increasing domestic carry-over stocks, increasing feed demand, decreasing world carry-over stocks and adequate-to-surplus supplies of all crops in the U.S. affect feed grain prices in 2018? Will there be opportunities to make a profit? Dr. Steve Amosson, Texas

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DTN Fertilizer Price Trends: Anhydrous Up 12% Over Last Month

DTN Fertilizer Price Trends: Anhydrous Up 12% Over Last Month

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 8, 2018

Average retail prices for most fertilizers continued to move higher as 2017 drew to a close, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. Seven of the eight major fertilizers were higher the fourth week of December compared to a month earlier.

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Texas: RGV Cotton, Grain PrePlant Conference, Mercedes, Jan. 16

Texas: RGV Cotton, Grain PrePlant Conference, Mercedes, Jan. 16

👤By Brad Cowan, Texas AgriLife Extension County Agent 🕔Jan 8, 2018

The 24th Annual RGV Cotton & Grain Pre-Plant Conference will be Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the Livestock Showgrounds in Mercedes. We again have an outstanding lineup of speakers that will be addressing timely topics specific to cotton and grain

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