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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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Rice: Exports Shine Amid Tough Market Situation

Rice: Exports Shine Amid Tough Market Situation

👤By Deborah Willenborg, USA Rice 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Despite the tough market situation faced by U.S. rice farmers this year, exports of U.S. rice remain a bright spot for the rice industry as a whole.  During the first 5 months of CY2017, total U.S. rice exports (converted basis)

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World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged

World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 19, 2017

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting marketing loan gain (MLG) and loan deficiency payment (LDP) rates

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Organic Rice: Texas A&M Plant Pathologist Working with 10 Varieties -Video

Organic Rice: Texas A&M Plant Pathologist Working with 10 Varieties -Video

👤By Kathleen Phillips, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jul 19, 2017

A market niche for organic rice has a potential to yield premium prices for farmers, but it’s more involved than simply planting the seed and forgetting it until harvest time. That was the message from a team of researchers at

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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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Arkansas Rice: Stinkgrass – A Potential New Weed That’s Hard to Control

Arkansas Rice: Stinkgrass – A Potential New Weed That’s Hard to Control

👤By Bob Scott, University of Arkansas Extension Weed Scientist 🕔Jul 18, 2017

A potential new weed in Arkansas rice has surfaced in Poinsett County. Stinkgrass, Eragrostis cilianensis, is common throughout the lower 48 states but generally not known as a major agricultural weed in Arkansas. However for at least one farmer in

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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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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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Arkansas Field Reports: Crops Progressing Well, Rice Fungicides Sprayed

Arkansas Field Reports: Crops Progressing Well, Rice Fungicides Sprayed

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 16, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Glenda Sutherlin, Union County “Armyworms continued to be a problem for hay producers. Pop up rain showers continued to keep things green.

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Slow Rice Harvest, Prevent Field Work

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Slow Rice Harvest, Prevent Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 16, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Blair Hebert, Iberia Parish “Daily showers continued to halt fieldwork and added to weed pressure. Fallow fields need to be prepared and

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