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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 5, 2018

The following prices are effective from 01/03/18 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 01/09/18. The next announcement is scheduled for 01/09/18 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.32 per ton for Runner peanuts * $413.60 per ton for

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Rural Broadband Expansion in 2018: It Won’t be for Lack of Effort – DTN

Rural Broadband Expansion in 2018: It Won’t be for Lack of Effort – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 4, 2018

The effort to expand rural broadband access will continue in 2018. A newly formed advocacy group announced it will be pushing the Federal Communications Commission to expand the number of digital “white space” channels available across the country from two

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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: Prices Continued Higher at Year’s End

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: Prices Continued Higher at Year’s End

👤By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 4, 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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Farm Business: Take Note of the 2018 Federal Estate Tax Exemption

Farm Business: Take Note of the 2018 Federal Estate Tax Exemption

👤By Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas Agrilife Extension Service 🕔Jan 4, 2018

With the start of a new year and the passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” there are important changes to the federal estate tax.  Everyone should take time to understand the current and any new estate tax law

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California Law Requiring Cancer Warning on Glyphosate Label Challenged – DTN

California Law Requiring Cancer Warning on Glyphosate Label Challenged – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 4, 2018

Attorneys general in 11 states have joined agriculture groups in asking a district court to block a law in California that requires labels on products that may contain the herbicide glyphosate, known as Proposition 65.   On Dec. 27, 2017, a

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Oklahoma: Irrigation Conference, Weatherford, March 8

Oklahoma: Irrigation Conference, Weatherford, March 8 Updated

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jan 3, 2018

Southern Plains agricultural producers looking to get the most out of their water-use investment should register now to attend the March 8 Oklahoma Irrigation Conference in Weatherford. Saleh Taghvaeian, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension water resources specialist, said producers should

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New Tax Landscape And Farmers: Sorting Through Your Options – DTN

New Tax Landscape And Farmers: Sorting Through Your Options – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 3, 2018

It’s going to take months before the IRS starts sorting out the tax law with issues such as where to take income deductions for pass-through entities, but there are still some things for farmers to consider when planning taxes for

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AgFax Weekend: Jan 1, 2018 – Fertilizer Movin’ on Up; Fav Farm Video; Glyphosate Formulations

AgFax Weekend: Jan 1, 2018 – Fertilizer Movin’ on Up; Fav Farm Video; Glyphosate Formulations

🕔Dec 29, 2017

Year round weekly new edition from AgFax Media features the top ag news of the week.

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Water Conservation: USDA Efforts Reflect Regional Differences

Water Conservation: USDA Efforts Reflect Regional Differences

👤By Steven Wallander, CHOICES Magazine 🕔Dec 29, 2017

Irrigated agriculture in the United States comes in many forms: Nebraska’s center-pivot-sprinkler-irrigated corn and soybean, California’s drip-irrigated orchards, Arkansas’s flood-irrigated rice, Florida’s furrow-irrigated sugarcane, Massachusetts’ cranberry bogs, and Montana’s movable-sprinkler-irrigated pasture, to name just a few. Such diversity creates challenges

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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: 7 Of 8 Categories Up Compared To Last Month

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: 7 Of 8 Categories Up Compared To Last Month

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Dec 29, 2017

Average retail prices for all but one fertilizer continued to move higher the third week of December 2017, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. Seven of the eight major fertilizers are now higher compared to a month ago. Anhydrous is

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