Alabama: Tariffs Cause Worry Among Farmers

🕔Apr 17, 2018Recent trade discussions between the United States and China have Alabama producers like Stewart McGill cautious about the future markets of crops. China recently announced a 25 percent tariff on […]

Georgia Weather: Dry Planting Conditions Expected This Spring

🕔Apr 17, 2018Georgia farmers should expect dry weather when they plant their crops this spring, but Pam Knox, University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences agricultural climatologist, anticipates an active […]

Georgia: Farm Again Program Tractors Workshop, Tifton, April 26

🕔Apr 17, 2018University of Georgia Farm Again program instructors will host a workshop to introduce potential farmers to tractors and how to safely operate them. The Tractors 101 event will be held […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Weather Allows Planting Acceleration

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🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. County Agent Comments Ricky Mathenia, McNairy County Damage to peach crop due to freezing temperatures during bloom.  Jeff Via, […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Wrapping Up

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. County Comments Matthew Wannamaker, Lexington County Most of the corn is planted and emerging. Strawberry harvested and u-pick is […]

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Planting Nearing Finish, Early Cotton, Peanuts Begin

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. County Comments Roger Gates, Whitfield County A mostly dry week was beneficial for fieldwork. Continued cool temperatures kept pasture […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Late Week Planting Stalled by More Rain

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “More corn was planted the latter part of […]

Alabama Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Ready to Take Off

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. County Comments Willie Durr, Houston County Fieldwork continues in the Wiregrass in preparation for planting cotton and peanuts. Very […]

Arkansas: CropCheck Program to Enhance Pesticide Applicator Stewardship

🕔Apr 16, 2018Arkansas pesticide applicators working row and field crops will be able to identify herbicide-sensitive crops and adjust their spraying accordingly thanks to a unique online platform called CropCheckTM  — a […]

Cotton: USDA Announces 2018 Loan Rate Differentials

🕔Apr 16, 2018The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced the 2018-crop loan rate differentials for upland and extra-long staple cotton. The differentials, also referred to as loan rate […]

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