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Virginia: Bath County Declared Primary Natural Disaster Area by USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Bath County in Virginia as a primary natural disaster area due to damages […]

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Peanuts: Multi-State Variety Trials For Virginia-Types

The 2014 multi-state peanut variety trial report for Virginia-types is now available. It includes trials in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina, […]

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Virginia Cotton: Choosing the ‘Best’ Variety

A common question I get this time of the year as farmers stop by the cotton gin is: “What is […]

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Virginia: Rains Help Pastures but Some Areas Remain Dry – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 23, 2014. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY Comments are based on comments […]

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Virginia: Corn, Soybean Growers Face Tough Calls Ahead

Mid-Atlantic and Southeast growers face tough cropping decisions in the coming weeks and months based on economics by Barney Bernstein […]

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Virginia: Dry Weather Aids Harvest, Grains Need Moisture – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 16, 2014. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY Comments are based on comments […]

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Virginia: Good Harvest Progress as Temperatures Drop – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 2, 2014. A cold front moved across the Old Dominion this […]

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Virginia Cotton: Warm Weather Comes at Good Time

The recent pretty weather has been helpful for preparing the second half of our cotton crop for harvest. Approximately half […]

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Virginia: Dry Weather Speeds Along Harvest – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 26, 2014. Virginia experienced seasonable temperatures and scattered rain showers this […]

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Virginia: Rains Delay Harvest Amid Frost Concerns – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 19, 2014. It was a wet week for the Old Dominion. […]

Sunbelt Ag News

    Farming: Leaner Profits Drive Farm Loans – Not for New Equipment1-30

    Ethanol Remains Competitive as Gasoline Blend Despite Price1-30

    DTN Cotton Open: Futures Start off Lower1-30

    DTN Livestock Open: Aggressive Pressure to Continue1-30

    Corn: EPA Proposes New Rootworm Rules — DTN1-30

    DTN Grain Open: Trade Begins Quietly Higher1-30

    Georgia Cotton: Glyphosate-Resistant Pigweed Fight Requires Vigilance1-30

    Keith Good: Farm Programs’ Costs to Taxpayers Projected Higher by CBO1-30

    DTN Livestock Close: Bad Day for Futures1-29

    Grain Transportation: Mess on the Mississippi – Locks, Dams Need Serious Overhaul – DTN1-29

    Senate Passes Keystone Bill, Unable to Get Supermajority – DTN1-29

    Doane Cotton Close: China Top Buyer of Surging Exports1-29

    AFB Grain-Soybean Close: Outside Pressure Continues to Weigh on Corn, Soybeans1-29

    AFB Cotton Close: Futures Build on Support, Exports1-29

    AFB Rice Close: Exports Down Sharply from Last Week1-29

    ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero1-29

    DTN Cotton Close: Exports Surge Ahead1-29

    California: New Robotic Weeder to Save Time, Money1-29

    Peanut Stocks: Utilization Up 6% from Last Year1-29

    DTN Grain Close: Export Report a Mixed Bag1-29

    DTN Livestock Midday: Live Cattle Futures Slip1-29

    U.S. Grain Transportation: Corn Inspections Highest Since October1-29

    DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Trade Turns Higher1-29

    North Carolina: Cotton Variety Performance Data Available1-29

    Texas Pecans: Trade Slow as Harvest Winds Down1-29

    Western Region Pecans: Light Deliveries, Harvest Nearly Done1-29

    U.S. Energy: Market Balances Seen in Changing Futures Price Spreads1-29

    Gasoline Prices: Average Declines Again1-29

    Propane Stocks: Down 1.9M Barrels1-29

    Diesel Prices: Average Drops 7 Cents1-29

    North Carolina: Feb. 4 Meeting Looks At Crop Mix, Marketing Decisions For 20151-28

    Biodiesel: Policy Incentives Necessary for Profitability1-28

    AgFax Peanut Review: Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award; Possible Cure Found for Allergies1-28

    DTN Fertilizer Trends: Fewer Pre-Purchases Than Normal1-28

    Ag Lenders’ Sentiment – Latest National Survey From K-State – (Audio)1-28

    Drones – The Next Big Tool in Agriculture1-28

    AgFax Rice Review: Govt. Action Requested Over Iraq Trade; Japan May Increase U.S. Imports1-28

    Oklahoma: Seramas — Little Chickens Source of Big Fun1-28

    Ag Fuel Costs Likely to Dip, Chemicals to Rise in 2015 — DTN1-28

    Seed Companies Expected to Hold Line on Price Increases — DTN1-28

    Soybeans: Higher Protein Levels Mean Better Quality, Better Prices – DTN1-27

    Crop Insurance: Most Corn Farmers Opting for PLC – DTN1-27

    Soybean Rust Turns Up In Louisiana On Kudzu1-27

    Florida: AgSave Summit Meetings, Feb. 231-27

    Crop Insurance: Difference in Expected Program Payments1-27

    Feral Hogs: North Carolina Hunter Scores Record Kill1-27

    Soybeans: East Coast Winter Weather Is No Match for Biodiesel1-27

    Cotton: Industry Recognizes Utah Researcher For Cotton Genome Efforts1-27

    Reviewing the Pace of Corn and Soybean Exports1-27

    Crop Insurance: Costs, Other Issues Turning Growers Off to SCO — DTN1-27

    Attention Weed Zombies – There’s a Robot Killin’ Machine in Your Future1-26

    Mid-South Ag, Environmental Law Conference, Memphis, April 171-26

    Louisiana Soybeans Lead Nation in Average Yields1-26

    Wilbur-Ellis Shifts Operation from California to Colorado1-26

    Farming: Singing About It1-26

    Livestock: Genomic Testing Makes Young Bulls a Safer Buy – DTN1-26

    Trucking Industry Faces Critical Shortage of Drivers — DTN1-26

    USDA Clears Way for BASF’s Herbicide Engenia1-26

    FMC, Emerge Application Solutions Collaborate on 3Rive 3D Technology1-26

    DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Slow Demand Holds Prices Down1-26

    Flint on Crops: Can I Grow Conventional Cotton Profitably?1-26

    California Almonds: Dormant Sprays Not Reducing Lower Limb Dieback1-25

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