Water Quality: How Well Do Buffer Strips Protect Rivers? – Study

🕔Mar 18, 2019Kansas State University researcher Colby Moorberg has his eyes on several miles of the Big Blue and Little Blue rivers, the two major waterways meandering their way to Tuttle Creek […]

Farm Programs: How Would High Prices Affect the PLC Elevator Provision?

🕔Mar 18, 2019As discussed previously, the 2018 Farm Bill’s inclusion of an escalator provision for PLC alters that program and would likely have increased PLC payments if it had been in operation […]

USA Rice, Anheuser-Busch Partner to Support Sustainable Farming

🕔Mar 18, 2019USA Rice and Anheuser-Busch are partnering for the third year in a row to invest in America’s rice growers, with America’s leading beer company announcing it will donate $150,000 to […]

Hubbs on Grain: Early Predictions for Prospective Plantings

🕔Mar 18, 2019Uncertainty on trade issues and the subsequent price movements associated with speculation on the topic added a degree of difficulty to acreage decisions this year. The March 29 Prospective Plantings […]

Ag Trade: U.S., China Deal Cannot Be Taken for Granted

🕔Mar 18, 2019In testimony last week before the Senate Finance Committee, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer displayed a more cautious tone in describing U.S., China trade negotiations.  Meanwhile, recent news items provided […]

Georgia Weather: El Nino to Blame for Wet Winter

🕔Mar 18, 2019Farmers who might face a delayed planting season can thank El Nino for Georgia’s exceedingly wet winter, according to Pam Knox, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agricultural climatologist. Row crop […]

California Almonds: Bee Hours and Pollination

🕔Mar 18, 2019Almond growers have been a-buzz on the topic of bee hours. The concept of a bee hour was designed as a proxy for the amount of good bee foraging weather […]

Florida: Peanut Variety Options for 2019

🕔Mar 18, 2019Last week, I finished the final winter meeting of the year discussing the slate of peanut varieties available (many on a limited basis) for the 2019 season.   The yield test […]

Mississippi Outdoors: Wild Turkeys – Decline and Repopulation

🕔Mar 18, 2019Mississippi turkey hunters should reflect on the wild turkey’s history in our great state and never take this majestic bird for granted. Historically, Mississippi’s landscape was rich with wild turkeys. […]

Texas: Northeast Panhandle Cotton Conference, Perryton, April 2

🕔Mar 18, 2019The Northeast Panhandle Cotton Conference will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service April 2 at the Ochiltree County Expo Building, 402 Expo Drive, Perryton. Registration will begin […]

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