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Georgia: 83 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma

Georgia: 83 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

USDA has designated 83 counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by Hurricane Irma that occurred from Sept. 10 through Sept. 12, 2017. Those counties are: Appling Crisp Lee Stewart Atkinson Decatur Liberty

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Slightly Higher on Inside Ranges

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Slightly Higher on Inside Ranges

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Outside markets see U.S. dollar weakness, skid in U.S. stock index futures and slide in oil prices. Cash online cotton sales slowed to 7,349 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures traded slightly higher in early dealings Wednesday, with December and

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Tractor Dealership Consolidations – Ag-Pro Takes Big Bite Out Of Texas

Tractor Dealership Consolidations – Ag-Pro Takes Big Bite Out Of Texas

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Ag-Pro announced today it has completed the acquisition of 5 John Deere dealership locations in South Texas – Brownsville, Harlingen, Mission, Raymondsville and Weslaco – all in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. These dealerships serve a diverse customer

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Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Consumers could see lower prices on holiday hams and turkeys this year, said Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist in College Station. Anderson said wholesale prices on whole turkeys and hams are below the five-year average. Wholesale hams

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Farm Business: Tax Reform Benefits and Drawbacks for 2018 – DTN

Farm Business: Tax Reform Benefits and Drawbacks for 2018 – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Nov 14, 2017

The U.S. Senate’s tax-reform bill released late Thursday would keep more tax brackets and maintain the estate tax, but also would still keep several tax provisions important to farmers regarding equipment expensing and pass-through income.   With the House advancing its

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DTN Cotton Open: Market Yo-Yoes on Modest Gains

DTN Cotton Open: Market Yo-Yoes on Modest Gains

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Nov 14, 2017

U.S. harvesting advanced 10 points to 64% completed. Harvest reached 55% completed in Texas and was most advanced at 72% to 100% off the stalk in the Delta. Trend-following funds reduced net longs by 5,695 lots. Cotton futures yo-yoed in

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Arkansas Field Reports: Harvest Enters Final Leg

Arkansas Field Reports: Harvest Enters Final Leg

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Ron Matlock, Saline County  “Last week, the weather continued to be very dry, and there was not enough moisture for winter annuals

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Georgia Field Reports: Late Week Rains Aid Cover Crops, Pastures

Georgia Field Reports: Late Week Rains Aid Cover Crops, Pastures

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. County Comments Brian Maddy, Troup County  Fall fertilization is underway.  Chris Earls, Candler County  Candler County received some rain that should help with the winter crops and grazing. Onion

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Mississippi Field Reports: Harvest Season Just About Wrapped Up

Mississippi Field Reports: Harvest Season Just About Wrapped Up

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County  “Ryegrass planting is wrapping up. We received two rain showers last week, totaling a little over

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Alabama Field Reports: Peanut Buying Points Running Out of Storage Space

Alabama Field Reports: Peanut Buying Points Running Out of Storage Space

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 13, 2017. County Comments Willie Durr, Houston County  Peanut harvest is almost over, but with a larger than expected crop some buying points have run out of storage space. Some peanuts

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