Texas Cotton: Ken Obasa, AgriLife Plant Pathologist in Amarillo

🕔Sep 24, 2018Dr. Ken Obasa has been hired as a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service plant pathology specialist in Amarillo and assistant professor in the Texas A&M University department of plant pathology […]

Iowa Corn: Drydown – How Will It Move Along This Fall?

🕔Sep 24, 2018Corn and soybean harvest has started across many parts of Iowa. Some areas of the state have swung between warm-dry and cool- wet weather within the last few days. With […]

Almond Growers Will Be Able To Tap Into Tariff Fund, With Limitations

🕔Sep 24, 2018Almond growers will be able to receive direct payments to help offset some of the damage incurred due to the retaliatory tariffs imposed by China and Turkey. As announced last […]

Georgia Peanuts, Cotton: Garden Flea Hoppers in Abundance

🕔Sep 24, 2018I wanted to share some photos of an insect we are seeing more in our row crops and even some vegetables. It is called the Garden Flea Hopper and looks […]

Farm Finances: Cash and Tax Planning for 2018

🕔Sep 24, 2018As harvest 2018 consumes most of your attention take some time to review your accounting records in anticipation of planning for the end of the year. Some in Illinois experienced […]

Peanut Collapse: Extension Teams Up to Solve the Mystery

🕔Sep 24, 2018In 2017, peanut growers of the Panhandle and North Central regions in Florida, and many areas in Georgia faced a number of issues. In addition to high disease, insect pests, […]

Ethanol: EPA Updates RFS Website to Improve Transparency

🕔Sep 24, 2018EPA has updated the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program website to increase transparency surrounding the program. The updated website includes new data and information for both stakeholders and the public. […]

Texas No-Till: Cover Crops and Earth Worms Increase Production, Soil Health

🕔Sep 24, 2018When it comes to farming cotton, Kenneth McAlister has his bases covered – and most of his fields. The third-generation farmer switched to a no-till system 10 years ago. Over […]

Western Ag: Researchers Look at How Snowpack Changes Will Affect Water Rights

🕔Sep 24, 2018Mountain snowpack is melting earlier, leaving water regulators searching for new approaches and farmers concerned about the risk to their crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday awarded $4.9 […]

Rice Market: Harvest Yields Very Good; Rough Week in Futures

🕔Sep 22, 2018The rice market continues to move forward as the U.S. harvest nears the halfway mark. The export sales report for the week noted modest gains in volume over the previous week’s […]

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