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Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work, Recharge Soils

Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work, Recharge Soils

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “We are catching up on ground moisture with recent rains. Calving in full swing with warmer temperatures. Fruit loss was severe due

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Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Put Hamper on Corn Planting

Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Put Hamper on Corn Planting

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Field conditions have allowed for some corn to be planted this week. Many areas are still wet. A great deal of sweet

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Louisiana Field Reports: Corn Planting Winding Down, Rice Chugging Along

Louisiana Field Reports: Corn Planting Winding Down, Rice Chugging Along

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents “Corn planting is complete. Earlier planted corn is up and looking good. Rain the end on last week will be helpful.” Carol

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Oklahoma: March 7 Wildfire Impacts Exceed $16M

Oklahoma: March 7 Wildfire Impacts Exceed $16M

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 27, 2017

The numbers have been crunched: the March 7 wildfires that ravaged parts of Beaver, Harper and Woodward counties had an economic impact exceeding $16 million. “In Oklahoma, more than 310 thousand acres burned causing a wide variety of losses to

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Tennessee Farmer of the Year Has Row Crops, Livestock, Dairy Operation

Tennessee Farmer of the Year Has Row Crops, Livestock, Dairy Operation

👤By Patricia McDaniels, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 24, 2017

On 3,300 acres in southern Middle Tennessee, Mike Robinson and his wife, Krislyn, have spent 32 years raising cattle and a family as well as planting, cultivating and harvesting a variety of row crops. All the labor has paid off

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Ag Trade: Direct and Indirect Corn Exports

Ag Trade: Direct and Indirect Corn Exports

👤By Nick Paulson, Kathy Baylis, Jonathan Coppess, and Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Trade continues to occupy a prominent place in current political and policy debates. While the larger trade debate involves many complex aspects, farmers focus on exports of the major commodities such as corn. As discussed previously, the U.S. is the

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Texas: Lower Rolling Plains Ag Conference, Snyder, April 5

Texas: Lower Rolling Plains Ag Conference, Snyder, April 5

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 23, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in seven counties are readying for their annual Lower Rolling Plains Agricultural Conference set for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 5 in the Scurry Coliseum, 900 E. Coliseum Drive in Snyder. The

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Texas Field Reports: Planting Well Underway in Mostly Dry, Warm Conditions

Texas Field Reports: Planting Well Underway in Mostly Dry, Warm Conditions

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 21, 2017

AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Counties reported warm and windy conditions that caused the soil to dry out. Planting and other field work was well underway. However, fields in all counties will eventually need more moisture.

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Texas: Landowner’s Guide to Fence Law – Handbook; Webinar on March 22

Texas: Landowner’s Guide to Fence Law – Handbook; Webinar on March 22

👤By Tiffany Dowell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Is a landowner liable if his cattle get out and are hit on the road?  Can I make my neighbor chip in and and pay for repairs to our shared boundary fence?  What do I do when someone else’s cattle

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Nebraska: Converting Cropland to Pastureland

Nebraska: Converting Cropland to Pastureland

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Mar 21, 2017

At a time when crop production costs remain high as crop prices decline and cattle compete for scarce pastures, converting cropland to pasture might make sense. If you’re considering this change, take time to plan and do it right. Species

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