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Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Mississippi’s row crops have had enough rain, and most fields just need sunshine. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said corn is mature and will gain no benefit from additional moisture. In the first

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Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

👤By Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) recently announced the availability of the 2016 Louisiana Farm Recovery Grant Program.  This program is designed to provide financial assistance to agricultural producers that suffered economic losses associated with the two flooding

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Rice: Columbia Expands Market for U.S. Export of Rough-Paddy Rice

Rice: Columbia Expands Market for U.S. Export of Rough-Paddy Rice

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The government of Colombia has reached an agreement with USDA to allow for expanded market access for U.S. exports of paddy rice. The agreement was announced August 17 by USDA Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

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Rice Market: Prevailing World Rough Prices Down from Last Week

Rice Market: Prevailing World Rough Prices Down from Last Week

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 16, 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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U.S. Rice Offers Cooking Advantage Over Domestic Taiwanese Varieties

U.S. Rice Offers Cooking Advantage Over Domestic Taiwanese Varieties

👤By Jim Guinn, USA Rice 🕔Aug 15, 2017

At a foodservice seminar held in Taichung, Taiwan, last week, researchers presented results showing U.S. rice varieties have a distinct advantage in cooking yield over domestic varieties. When cooked, both U.S. medium and long grain rice had a higher volume/weight

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Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast Lowered 4.8 Mln Cwt

Rice Outlook: U.S. Crop Forecast Lowered 4.8 Mln Cwt

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

The U.S. 2017/18 U.S. rice crop forecast was lowered 4.8 million cwt to 186.5 million cwt this month. The reduction is based on the first survey-based yield forecast of 2017/18 crop year by NASS. Production in 2017/18 is projected to

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Texas Field Reports: Vineyards Poised for Banner Year

Texas Field Reports: Vineyards Poised for Banner Year

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Texas vineyards could experience a banner year as wine grape quantity and quality are expected to reach new heights, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Jim Kamas, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Fredericksburg, said producers faced some concerns

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Hamper Harvest, Delay Field Work

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Hamper Harvest, Delay Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 13, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish  “Frequent rains have delayed progress with corn harvest. Yields so far are mixed with some below normal. Soybean

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Arkansas Field Reports: Growers Getting Ready for Corn, Rice Harvest

Arkansas Field Reports: Growers Getting Ready for Corn, Rice Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 13, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County  “Sprayed for fall armyworms in pastures and some hay fields. Melon harvest continued on later plantings. Some

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Arkansas: Whole Farm Analysis with Crop Enterprise Budgets – August 2017

Arkansas: Whole Farm Analysis with Crop Enterprise Budgets – August 2017

👤By Archie Flanders, University of Arkansas Ag Economist 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Whole farm budget analysis is an extended application of crop enterprise budget methodology. Crop enterprise budgets with per acre costs and returns are expanded to a whole farm analysis by applying county-level aggregate yield data to represent a case study

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