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Alabama: East-Central Crop Tour, Auburn, July 27

Alabama: East-Central Crop Tour, Auburn, July 27

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 20, 2017

The East-Central Alabama Crops Tour is set for July 27, beginning at 8 a.m.  The tour includes a stop at Auburn University’s cotton and peanut variety trial at the Ingram Farm off Highway 80.  Extension personnel – including Trey Cutts,

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Mississippi Ag Industry Council Row Crop Update Meeting, Orange Beach, AL, July 26

Mississippi Ag Industry Council Row Crop Update Meeting, Orange Beach, AL, July 26

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Jul 20, 2017

You are welcome to attend the Row Crop Update at the Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council Conference. The conference is hosted at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama. This event is a great opportunity for professional improvement and interaction with

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Georgia Peanuts: Researcher Aims at Improving Management of Burrower Bugs

Georgia Peanuts: Researcher Aims at Improving Management of Burrower Bugs

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Through part of a $12.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut entomologist Mark Abney is studying the biology of the burrower bug and developing an effective management program. The USDA Crop Protection

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Family Farm: 5 Steps to a Farm/Ranch Transition Plan – Ag Law Podcast

Family Farm: 5 Steps to a Farm/Ranch Transition Plan – Ag Law Podcast

👤By Tiffany Lashmet, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Agricultural Law, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension. 🕔Jul 19, 2017

This is the inaugural podcast appearance of the one and only Dr. Shannon Ferrell.  If you know Shannon, you love him.  He is one of the best, most popular professors at Oklahoma State University and an extremely in-demand speaker on

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Ag Funding: ARS Facilities are in Desperate Need of Upgrades – Policy Pennings

Ag Funding: ARS Facilities are in Desperate Need of Upgrades – Policy Pennings

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Jul 18, 2017

In discussing the agricultural budget, it is easy to focus in on commodity support, nutrition, and environmental programs and ignore the cost of maintaining the agricultural research facilities that are at the heart of the work of the USDA. When

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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 18, 2017

The following prices are effective from 07/19/17 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 07/25/17. The next announcement is scheduled for 07/25/17 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.43 per ton for Runner peanuts * $409.00 per ton for

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Farm Family Business: A Key Skill for Success is Self-Awareness – DTN

Farm Family Business: A Key Skill for Success is Self-Awareness – DTN

👤By Lance Woodbury DTN Farm Business Adviser 🕔Jul 18, 2017

I’m often asked if there are predictors of family business success. In other words, if a family performs certain actions, is it likely to keep the farm or ranch intact for future generations? To that end, many of these columns

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Soil Health: From Farmers to Food and Fabric Companies – DTN

Soil Health: From Farmers to Food and Fabric Companies – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jul 18, 2017

After a day of talk about soil health — the science, metrics, economics, policy and possible markets — an Alabama commodity farmer got to share some thoughts that reflect the business challenge for the average grain, oilseed or fiber producer.

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Farm Lending Variables – Updated Analysis From the Kansas City Fed

Farm Lending Variables – Updated Analysis From the Kansas City Fed

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jul 18, 2017

On Friday, Nathan Kauffman and Matt Clark, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, penned an update titled, “Farm Lending Steady, but Risks Remain,” which noted that, “Agricultural lending at commercial banks was steady in the second quarter, but risks in

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South Carolina Field Reports: Tobacco Harvest Begins, Row Crops Mostly Look Good

South Carolina Field Reports: Tobacco Harvest Begins, Row Crops Mostly Look Good

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 16, 2017. County Comments Danny Howard, Greenville County Hot and humid conditions. No rain this week.  Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Some locations within the county reported several inches of rain while

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