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  1. Kansas: K-State Program to Help Farmers Deal with Historic Ag Downturn

    December 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Louisiana: LSU Rice Clinics Scheduled Jan. 5 to Feb. 8 in 6 Locations

    December 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  3. South Carolina: 4 Upcoming Forest Management Workshops for Woodland Owners

    January 12 @ 8:00 am - February 10 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Minnesota: Weed Resistance Workshops for Jan., Feb.

    January 13 @ 8:00 am - February 24 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Louisiana: LSU Offers 3 Irrigation Workshops in Jan., Feb.

    January 17 @ 8:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
  6. Illinois: 4 Regional Crop Management Conferences in Jan., Feb.

    January 18 @ 8:00 am - February 15 @ 5:00 pm
  7. Georgia Ag Forecast Series Scheduled Jan. 18-27

    January 18 @ 8:00 am - January 27 @ 5:00 pm
  8. Texas Farm Workshop: Vets, Active Duty Military and Beginners, Overton, Jan. 21

    January 21 @ 8:00 am - January 22 @ 5:00 pm
  9. Agronomy Essentials Workshop – Salina, Kansas, January 23

    January 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Texas: Pecan Short Course, College Station, Jan 23-26

    January 23 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  11. Missouri: 9 ‘Grow Your Farm’ Sessions from Jan. – March

    January 23 @ 8:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm
  12. Texas: Red River Crops Conference, Childress Jan. 24-25

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - January 25 @ 5:00 pm
  13. South Carolina: Cotton, Peanut Grower Meetings, Sentee, Jan. 24, 26

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  14. Missouri: 4 Farm Retirement, Succession, Estate Planning Workshops in Jan., Feb.

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
  15. Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference, Jonesboro, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  16. Georgia: Cotton Production Workshop, Tifton, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  17. Texas: Feed Grains Marketing Workshop, Amarillo, Jan. 25-26

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  18. Virginia Eastern Shore Ag Conference and Trade Show, Melfa, Jan. 25-27

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - January 27 @ 5:00 pm
  19. Louisiana: Conservation Program Workshop, West Monroe, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  20. Middle Tennessee Grain Conference, Manchester, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  21. Texas: Pesticide Applicator Course, Harleton, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  22. Texas: Feral Hog Program, Falfurrias, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  23. Nebraska Livestock: 8 Nutrient Management Workshops in Jan. and Feb.

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - February 7 @ 5:00 pm
  24. Texas: Llano Estacado Cotton Conference, Muleshoe, Jan. 30

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  25. Texas: Feral Hog Management Workshop, La Vernia, Jan. 30

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  26. Indiana: Ag Business Management Workshop, West Lafayette, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

    January 31 @ 8:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm
  27. Texas: ‘Last Chance’ CEU Training, San Angelo, Jan. 31

    January 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  28. California: Farm Labor Management Workshops Scheduled in February

    February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm
  29. Tennessee: Grain & Soybean Producers Conference, Dyersburg, Feb. 2

    February 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  30. Texas: Grain Elevator Workshop, Amarillo, Feb. 2

    February 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
AgFax Weekend: Dicamba Tips; New App Reviews

AgFax Weekend: Dicamba Tips; New App Reviews

👤By AgFax Media 🕔Jan 20, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Dicamba Tips; New App Reviews; Does Sweat Equity Count?

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Farm Financial Statements – Tips on Working Capital as Related to Debt/Asset Ratio

Farm Financial Statements – Tips on Working Capital as Related to Debt/Asset Ratio

👤By Bradley Zwilling, Brandy Krapf, and Dwight Raab, University of Illinois 🕔Jan 20, 2017

Many of you are in the midst of preparing financial statements for 2016. It is important to take the time to prepare a complete and accurate set of financial documents that include an accrual income statement and a balance sheet.

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Rose On Cotton: Time Actually May Be On The Producer’s Side

Rose On Cotton: Time Actually May Be On The Producer’s Side

👤By Louis Rose, The Rose Report 🕔Jan 20, 2017

The Mar contract picked up 77 points on the week, settling at 73.04. Spreads weakened over the course of the week, but the July – Dec spread remains heavily inverted at greater than 200 points of negative carry. The Dec

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Mississippi: Control Italian Ryegrass Early

Mississippi: Control Italian Ryegrass Early

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 20, 2017

Early burndown applications with clethodim on Italian Ryegrass generally work slowly (5 to 6 weeks for optimum effect), so making the application as early as possible has several benefits.

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Tennessee: Xtend Herbicide Applications – Watch the Wind

Tennessee: Xtend Herbicide Applications – Watch the Wind

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Jan 20, 2017

The supplemental labels for XtendiMax and Engenia use in Xtend crops both indicate that the optimum wind speed window to apply either herbicide is between 3 and 10 mph.

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Cleveland on Cotton: Textile Mills Behind the 8 Ball; More on the Polyester Teams

Cleveland on Cotton: Textile Mills Behind the 8 Ball; More on the Polyester Teams

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jan 20, 2017

Cotton prices ended on an upbeat as the market spent the week consolidating gains it made two and three weeks ago when it broke above the 72 cent trading mark and established a new trading range. The nearby March New

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California: Plant and Soil Conference, Fresno, Jan. 31-Feb. 1

California: Plant and Soil Conference, Fresno, Jan. 31-Feb. 1

👤By Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, University of California 🕔Jan 20, 2017

The California Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy will be holding its annual Plant and Soil Conference January 31 and February 1 in Fresno, California. Program information and agenda are available here.  Keynote presentation: “Agricultural Information Overload-Separating Fact from Fiction”

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 20, 2017

Average quotations were down 54 points from 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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DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Modest Gains

DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Modest Gains

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jan 20, 2017

U.S. export commitments widened the lead over year-ago bookings to 3.7 million running bales or 66%. Mills priced 1,609 lots in spot March. Cotton futures finished on modest gains Friday after spot March posted its session high right after USDA

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Farm Safety: Keeping Employees Safe Starts with a Team Approach – DTN

Farm Safety: Keeping Employees Safe Starts with a Team Approach – DTN

👤By Lori Culler DTN Farm Business Adviser 🕔Jan 20, 2017

Unfortunately, most of us know someone who has been injured in a farming accident. One of my own family members was involved in a serious accident a few years ago. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety (NIOSH), in

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