California Almonds: Frost/Freeze Damage Assessments – Plenty Of Variables – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Mar 17, 2018Trying to predict how big a hit the 2018 almond crop sustained due to frost is still a bit like predicting an earthquake. But more should be known once we […]

AgFax Weekend: Lease Tax Muddle; Corn Mkt. Surge

🕔Mar 16, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Lease Tax Muddle | Corn Mkt. Surge | Anti-Aphid Strategy – Give Allies a Chance | and more.

Spring Herbicide Options And Complications For 2018 – AgFax Weed Solutions

🕔Mar 16, 2018In the past when consultants and producers talked about the weather, it was mostly about its impact – good or bad – on yields. But these days, weather discussions are […]

Drought Outlook Seasonal: Improvements for High Plains, Intensification for SW, Southern Plains

🕔Mar 15, 2018The drought outlook valid from March 15, 2018 through June 30, 2018 is based on initial conditions including soil moisture, current snowpack, and reservoir levels, 7-day precipitation forecasts, extended range […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Hit Southeast, California; Plains Still Dry

🕔Mar 15, 2018Summary Generally moderate precipitation (up to 3 inches) fell on most of the Southeast, Lower Mississippi Valley, portions of the California and Oregon Coasts, and the higher elevations of northern […]

Farm Policy: Will the Farm Bill be Blocked by SNAP Politics?

🕔Mar 15, 2018Farm Bill issues related to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP- food stamps) appear to be hampering progress on the measure this week.  Today’s update highlights recent news items that discuss the […]

Cotton: PhytoGen Rolls Out New Array Of Enlist Varieties With WS3 Trait

🕔Mar 15, 2018As cotton growers look toward spring planting, PhytoGen announces five new varieties with WideStrike 3 Insect Protection and the Enlist cotton trait. These new varieties complement existing PhytoGen brand varieties with WideStrike 3 insect protection and […]

Farm Equipment Leasing: New Tax Code Adds A Wrinkle – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018I’m sitting here reviewing tax returns and thinking about questions clients have asked throughout the busy season. With the low commodity prices and tax law changes, many clients have asked […]

Diesel, Gas Prices Dip Slightly

🕔Mar 14, 2018The U.S. average diesel fuel price dropped nearly 2 cents to $2.98 per gallon on March 12, 2018, 41 cents higher than a year ago. East Coast and Midwest prices […]

Farm Bill Talks Delayed Til April

🕔Mar 14, 2018Farm Bill language was expected to be released as early as today, but now House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX) has announced he is delaying work on his committee’s […]

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