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Texas Pecans: Good Demand, Light Deliveries

Texas Pecans: Good Demand, Light Deliveries

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Deliveries by growers to delivery points were very light. Demand was fairly good for good quality pecans. Natives are currently being harvested. Harvesting is expected to remain light, and most are finishing up harvesting for the season. Harvested quality has

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Oklahoma Pecans: Good Demand, Active Deliveries

Oklahoma Pecans: Good Demand, Active Deliveries

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Deliveries by growers moderate to fairly active in southern counties, light in northern Oklahoma. Pecan harvesting is complete but many growers and accumulators still have pecans in the barn. Demand was good statewide. Many out-of-state buyers have closed for the

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Georgia Pecans: Market Trending Lower with Slow Demand

Georgia Pecans: Market Trending Lower with Slow Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Deliveries were light and the market is trending lower. Interest from the commercial shellers and accumulators for domestic trading is moderate to slow, while the export and retail gift-pack businesses are slow. Some offerings have gone into cold storage to

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Ag Law in the Field: How Will Tax Reform Affect Agriculture? – Audio

Ag Law in the Field: How Will Tax Reform Affect Agriculture? – Audio

👤By Tiffany Lashmet, Texas Ag Law 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Kristine Tidgren from the Iowa State Center for Ag Law and Taxation joined me on a recent episode of the Ag Law in the Field Podcast to discuss the ins and outs of the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. 

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Georgia Pecans: Yields Estimated Between 90-100 Mln Pounds

Georgia Pecans: Yields Estimated Between 90-100 Mln Pounds

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Hurricane Irma, downgraded to a tropical storm when it entered the state, damaged about 30 percent of Georgia’s pecan crop, and the storm’s effects could linger into next growing season, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny

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Sawyer On Crops: Did Satsumas Take A Hit From Frigid Temps? – Podcast

Sawyer On Crops: Did Satsumas Take A Hit From Frigid Temps? – Podcast

👤By Andrew Sawyer, Extension Coordinator, Wilcox County, Georgia 🕔Jan 16, 2018

People tend to overlook Georgia as a citrus state but a handful of farmers have developed satsuma as a crop in the southern part of the state. Satsumas are more cold tolerant than other commonly grown citrus crops and can

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Tell The Real Story of Agriculture, says Former Tyson Foods CEO

Tell The Real Story of Agriculture, says Former Tyson Foods CEO

👤By Haley Apel - IANR Media 🕔Jan 15, 2018

Donnie Smith says it’s time for the agricultural industry to take back the story of food production.   Smith, president and CEO of Tyson Foods from 2009 to 2016, delivered his message to those attending the second Heuermann Lecture of the 2017-18 season at

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AgFax Weekend: Land Values Up or Down – 7 Factors | Fertilizer Budget Tighter?

AgFax Weekend: Land Values Up or Down – 7 Factors | Fertilizer Budget Tighter?

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Jan 12, 2018

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Land Values Up or Down – 7 Factors | Fertilizer Budget Tighter? | Anhydrous Price Jumps 12% | and more.

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DTN Fertilizer Trends : Prices Up, Farmers May Have to Re-Work Budgets

DTN Fertilizer Trends : Prices Up, Farmers May Have to Re-Work Budgets

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Average retail fertilizer prices picked up where they left off at the end of 2017, continuing to move higher the first week of January 2018, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. For the first time in several weeks, all eight

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Drought Monitor: Dryness Continues for Most of the Country

Drought Monitor: Dryness Continues for Most of the Country

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Summary Dryness continues over most of the country with only isolated areas of above-normal precipitation for this week. The “snow drought” over much of the mountainous western United States is catching more attention, but there is time to make up

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