AgFax Weekend 2-1 Dow Gets Reprieve; Bear Territory; Farm Econ. Hindsight

🕔Jan 30, 2016Grab your coffee and sit down with this weekly edition of what’s happening in agriculture. From AgFax Media.

Rice Market: Domestic Side Waiting for Signs of Life

🕔Jan 29, 2016It has been a generally positive, albeit quiet week in the rice market since the last report.  Export sales and vessel loadings came in at dismal figures, especially given the […]

Read Our Lips: Farm Economy Reflects Lack of Safety Net

🕔Jan 29, 2016When we began writing this column more than 15 years and over 800 columns ago, we laid out some basic principles and understandings of the nature of agricultural production which […]

Canadian Soybeans: Ontario Farmers Push Double-Cropping Envelope – DTN

🕔Jan 29, 2016Double cropping soybeans after wheat is a common practice in many states, from Kansas to Maryland and south to the Gulf of Mexico. We typically think of this rotation being […]

Fall Cover Crop Planning Begins Now – DTN

🕔Jan 29, 2016AJ Blair won’t plant cover crops on his corn, soybean, cattle and hog operation in central Iowa until early fall. Yet the details of how and what he will plant […]

South Carolina: Question of the Week – Cold Injury

🕔Jan 29, 2016Last week the question was:  What happened to this collard plant? This field of collards was badly injured by the recent cold weather.  The temperature was in the lower 20’s […]

Mississippi Livestock: No Records, but Cattle Markets Offer Promise

🕔Jan 29, 2016Beef cattle producers are not seeing the record high prices from a year ago, but strong export numbers are providing reasons to hope 2016 will be profitable. “Per capita consumption […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Got Them Ole’ Bear Market Blues

🕔Jan 29, 2016Most of you know I seldom resort to using a title in my writings. I long ago discovered that editors were far superior in that arena. However, if I were […]

Midwest Farmland Values: Does ‘Dollars Per Soil Quality Point’ Work?

🕔Jan 29, 2016Farmland markets have received a great deal of attention as farm income has come under pressure due to lower and more volatile commodity prices, and as recent actions by the […]

West Florida Crop Production Meeting On Tap For February 11, Jay

🕔Jan 29, 2016The 2016 West Florida Crop Production Meeting will be held on February 11 at the Jay Community Center (5259 Booker Lane, Jay). Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. and the meeting […]



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