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  1. California: Advanced Precision Farming Course Offered Online, Nov. 14 – Dec. 16

    November 14 @ 8:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Texas: Private Pesticide Applicator License Training, Dec. 6, 15

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 15 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Kansas: K-State Program to Help Farmers Deal with Historic Ag Downturn

    December 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Alabama: Corn and Wheat Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

    December 12 @ 8:00 am - December 13 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Texas: 55th Blackland Income Growth Conference, Waco, Dec. 13

    December 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. Indiana: Crop Adviser Conference, Indianapolis, Dec. 13-14

    December 13 @ 8:00 am - December 14 @ 5:00 pm
  7. Indiana: Beginning Farmer Workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 14

    December 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. Indiana: 4 Farm Law, Taxes Workshops Available in Dec., Jan.

    December 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - January 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  9. Missouri: Crop Management Conference, Columbia, Dec. 15-16

    December 15 @ 8:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm
  10. Texas: Corn Growers Conference, Austin, Jan. 3-5

    January 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  11. South Carolina: Ag Marketing Seminar, Myrtle Beach, Jan. 4-6

    January 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  12. South Carolina: 4 Upcoming Forest Management Workshops for Woodland Owners

    January 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  13. Delaware Ag Week to Feature Record-Setting Soy Farmer, Harrington, Jan. 12

    January 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  14. Louisiana: LSU Offers 3 Irrigation Workshops in Jan., Feb.

    January 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  15. Illinois: 4 Regional Crop Management Conferences in Jan., Feb.

    January 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  16. Texas: Red River Crops Conference, Childress Jan. 24-25

    January 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  17. Indiana: Ag Business Management Workshop, West Lafayette, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

    January 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  18. Arkansas: Agribusiness Conference, Jonesboro, Feb. 8

    February 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  19. Texas: National Cotton Council Meeting, Dallas, Feb. 10-12

    February 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
AgFax Weekend: Fertilizer’s Tough Sell; Weed Wars

AgFax Weekend: Fertilizer’s Tough Sell; Weed Wars

👤By AgFax Media 🕔Dec 9, 2016

This week’s AgFax Weekend – Fertilizer’s Tough Sell; Weed Wars; Farm Programs – Plenty of Ideas Floating Around; and more.

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Farm Programs: Countercyclical Payments and Insurance Programs, 2002-2015

Farm Programs: Countercyclical Payments and Insurance Programs, 2002-2015

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Dec 9, 2016

Payments by countercyclical and insurance programs are examined for the 2002-2015 crops of barley, corn, oats, peanuts, rice, sorghum, soybeans, and wheat. These two type of programs comprise the current crop safety net. Each program type accounted for 50% of

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Rose On Cotton: Solidly Good News On Shipments

Rose On Cotton: Solidly Good News On Shipments

👤By Louis Rose, The Rose Report 🕔Dec 9, 2016

The ICE Mar contract gave up 24 points on the week as the market negotiated improving demand for US cotton for export and loosening domestic and world supplies, finishing the week at 70.81. The nearby spread strengthened 18 points on

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Texas Cotton: Drone Data Collection Helps Increase Farmer Efficiency, Profitability

Texas Cotton: Drone Data Collection Helps Increase Farmer Efficiency, Profitability

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Dec 9, 2016

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as UAVs, is providing large amounts of data that hold keys to unlocking valuable solutions in helping farmers become more efficient and increase profitability, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research agricultural

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WASDE Cotton: Increased Domestic Production, Decreased Mill Use

WASDE Cotton: Increased Domestic Production, Decreased Mill Use

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 9, 2016

This month’s 2016/17 U.S. cotton forecasts include increased production, lower domestic mill use, and higher exports and ending stocks. Production is raised 362,000 bales to 16.5 million due to an increase for Texas, which is partially offset by decreases for

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 9, 2016

Average quotations were 16 points lower 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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DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Moderate Losses

DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Moderate Losses

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 9, 2016

U.S. crop projected at 16.524 million bales, up 28% from last year, and ending stocks at 4.8 million bales, 31% of market offtake. World crop shortfall narrowed 1.04 million bales. Cotton futures closed on moderate losses Friday after USDA projected

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Mississippi: MSU Programs Promote Sustainable Agriculture

Mississippi: MSU Programs Promote Sustainable Agriculture

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 9, 2016

Efforts are underway to inform producers about incentives to encourage sustainable agricultural practices on farms across Mississippi. Implementing sustainable agricultural practices requires short-term investments, and it takes time before producers will see tangible benefits. However, financial assistance is available to

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Crop Production: Cotton Forecast Up 2% from Nov.

Crop Production: Cotton Forecast Up 2% from Nov.

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 9, 2016

All cotton production is forecast at 16.5 million 480-pound bales, up 2 percent from November and up 28 percent from last year. Yield is expected to average 821 pounds per harvested acre, up 55 pounds from last year. Upland cotton

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DTN Cotton Open: Eases on Inside-Day Range

DTN Cotton Open: Eases on Inside-Day Range

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 9, 2016

Market marks time ahead of crop and supply-demand estimates set for release at 11 a.m. CST. Cash online grower sales increased to 13,738 bales and business sales rose to 8,508 bales. Cotton futures eased marginally lower in the early going

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Fertilizer is Tough Sell in Europe, 50% Less Used in France  – DTN

Fertilizer is Tough Sell in Europe, 50% Less Used in France – DTN

Fertilizer regulations continue to be a burden for Europe’s retailers and farmers as the general public there looks at fertilizer as a bad thing, according to one European fertilizer insider.