Progress towards maturity seems to have drug out longer than expected in this year’s almond crop. Blame the weather.
Alfalfa will be the focus of a field day on Tuesday, July 31, in Firebaugh. Topics on the agenda include trends in alfalfa field and pest management and pesticide regulations […]
This week’s AgFax Weekend – Crop Ins. Fraud | Tariff Fears | $2Bln for Farmers Hurt by Wildfires, Hurricanes | and more.
Summary Over the last week, relatively warm weather was common over much of the country, particularly in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Washington, Oregon, and California. Widespread rainfall fell over parts […]
During the past month, a typical summertime hit and miss pattern of scattered showers and thunderstorms covered most of the Nation east of the Rockies while seasonably dry weather occurred […]
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its July 2018 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]
Kansas City Federal Reserve president Esther George, a sixth-generation farmer, remembers the 1980s, and comparatively speaking, the economic situation doesn’t look all that bad. There’s been a lot of farm […]
When USDA announced changes in its crop reports last week, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue boasted that modern technology ensured everyone had equal access and a level playing field when it […]
The U.S. average diesel fuel price decreased less than a cent, remaining virtually unchanged at $3.24 per gallon on July 16, up 75 cents from a year ago. The West […]
Agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 can apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup begins July 16, 2018, and continue through November […]