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Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Corn producers in the High Plains wait out wet weather and potentially problematic conditions as global commodity market conditions worsen for U.S. producers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo, said rain

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Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing

Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Cotton harvest is in full swing. Early reports are that the cotton crop might be a

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Louisiana Field Reports: Most Areas in Need of Moisture as Harvest Wraps Up

Louisiana Field Reports: Most Areas in Need of Moisture as Harvest Wraps Up

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Sugarcane planting wrapped up the first of last week. Hay producers have completed their second cutting in

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Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Hurries Along, Minimal Damage from Nate

Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Hurries Along, Minimal Damage from Nate

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Comments Henry Dorough, Talladega County Hurricane Nate brought high winds and plenty of rain to the area early last week but caused relatively minimal damage to crops. Cotton

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Arkansas Field Reports: Mostly Dry Conditions Aid Harvest

Arkansas Field Reports: Mostly Dry Conditions Aid Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Russ Parker, Crittenden County “Harvest progressed rapidly with many producers finishing last week. Yields have been above average across all crops. Ground

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Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Received 1 to 2

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Livestock Market: China’s Meat and Poultry Import Forecast, 2018

Livestock Market: China’s Meat and Poultry Import Forecast, 2018

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 16, 2017

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)  released its biannual “Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade” report.  Published in April and October, the report is “designed to give a snapshot of the current situation among the major players

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Florida: Hurricane Irma Ag Damages Estimated at $2.5 Bln

Florida: Hurricane Irma Ag Damages Estimated at $2.5 Bln

👤From University of Florida Extension 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced on October 4, 2017 that the preliminary agricultural damages caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida total more than $2.5 billion. In an initial report released today, the Florida Department of Agriculture and

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Texas Field Reports: Cool, Cloudy, Wet Weather Creates Problems for Panhandle Cotton Production

Texas Field Reports: Cool, Cloudy, Wet Weather Creates Problems for Panhandle Cotton Production

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 11, 2017

Poor weather conditions in the Rolling and High Plains could mean subpar cotton yields for many producers in the state’s fiber region, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo, said wet conditions delayed

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Arkansas Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Speeds Along, Rice Wraps Up

Arkansas Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Speeds Along, Rice Wraps Up

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 8, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County “Last week, producers were culling and working cattle. There were some spotty showers in the county with

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