California Almonds: New Stink Bug “Can Do A Number On Almonds” – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔May 27, 2018The brown marmorated stink bug may have caused drop in places over the last month. It’s been established back east for a couple of decades but is a new player […]

AgFax Weekend: Brazil Soy Boom | Corn-Soy Revenue

🕔May 25, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Brazil Soy Boom | Corn-Soy Revenue  | EPA Makes Chemical Industry Happy | and more.

Farm Bill, 2018 – ‘Extreme Partisanship and Polarization’ Aren’t Helping

🕔May 25, 2018On Friday, May 18, 2018, the House of Representatives defeated the farm bill brought to the floor by the House Ag Committee (H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018) […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Relief Hits Plains; Hot and Dry for Southwest, Midsouth

🕔May 24, 2018Summary The active weather pattern persisted across most of the nation, though unfavorably dry, hot weather lingered over parts of the South and Southwest. During the 7-day period ending Tuesday […]

DTN Fertilizer Trends: EPA Pulls Chemical Plant Safety Measures

🕔May 24, 2018According to retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the second week of May 2018, prices continue to be mostly higher. There appeared to be signs over the last few […]

Diesel Prices 74 Cents Above Last Year, Gas Only 50 Cents Higher

🕔May 23, 2018The U.S. average diesel fuel price increased nearly 4 cents to $3.28 per gallon on May 21, 2018, 74 cents higher than a year ago. Midwest and Gulf Coast prices […]

California: Walnut Spring Field Meeting, Upper Lake, May 31

🕔May 21, 2018The 2018 Lake County Spring Walnut Field Meeting is set for Thursday, May 31, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The event is sponsored by U.C. Cooperative Extension. Those with mobility […]

Farm Bill Defeated in U. S. House – Now What? – DTN

🕔May 21, 2018The cheers and jeers were all over the spectrum Friday after the House of Representatives failed to pass its version of the farm bill following a raucous debate this week. […]

Farm Bill Defeated on House Floor – Recap

🕔May 21, 2018Farm Bill Defeat Siobhan Hughes and Jesse Newman reported on the front page of Saturday’s Wall Street Journal that, “The House defeated a Republican-written farm bill on Friday after GOP leaders couldn’t […]

Almonds: Variable Kernel Fill – Complications At Hull Split? – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔May 20, 2018A prolonged bloom and spread-out nut fill could mean more spraying at hull split to protect the crop over an extended period.

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