House Ag Committee Debates Budget, Taxes – DTN Sep 14, 2021

🕔Sep 14, 2021
Members of the House Agriculture Committee rose early Monday to vote along party lines to advance nearly $66 billion in spending for research, rural development and forestry programs that will […]

Seed Production: Financial Benefits for Farmers, but Also Extra Work – DTN Sep 14, 2021

🕔Sep 14, 2021
Caleb Hamer has learned a lot about patience being in the seed-growing business. It was mid-June, and he needed to be spraying herbicides with his father, Ted, and business partner, […]

AgFax Weekend: Ag Economy Barometer | Got Weeds? Sep 11, 2021

🕔Sep 11, 2021
Ernst Undesser, Web Editor AGFAX NEWSLETTERS Midsouth Cotton: Cotton Defoliation Begins With More To Follow Soon … Finally  9-10 Southeast Cotton: A Late Crop Calls for Continued Protection  9-9 Southwest […]

Breeding Better Seed to Withstand Weather Disasters – DTN Sep 4, 2021

🕔Sep 4, 2021
Only one corn-breeding line out of about 150 remained standing after a derecho slammed into Beck’s Superior Hybrids nursery, near Marshalltown, Iowa, last summer. Winds exceeding 100 mph are an […]

Farm Family Business: 3 Scars to Avoid Leaving Your Successor – DTN Sep 4, 2021

🕔Sep 4, 2021
Most of what we hear or read about passing the family business to the next generation is positive. Farm- or ranchland, financial assets, life lessons and family values are the […]

Farm Taxes: Mitigating Potential Weather Related Consequences – DTN Sep 3, 2021

🕔Sep 3, 2021
What a wild ride. No, not COVID or politics. I’m talking about the weather — from drought and fires to floods. Because of the weather’s significant impact on farmers this […]

Biofuels: EPA Moves to Remand ’18 RFS Exemptions – DTN Sep 2, 2021

🕔Sep 2, 2021
EPA wants a second look at its 2019 decision to grant 31 small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard for 2018, after the Supreme Court ruled this summer that a […]

Ag Economy: Farmers’ Optimism Tempering as Harvest Approaches – DTN Sep 2, 2021

🕔Sep 2, 2021
U.S. farmers’ optimism is tempering as fall harvest approaches, though according to the latest DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agriculture Confidence Index, they are in a much better state of mind than […]

Pest Management: 3 Neonicotinoids Ruled a Threat to Endangered Species – DTN Sep 2, 2021

🕔Sep 2, 2021
Three common neonicotinoid insecticides were ruled “likely to adversely affect” thousands of endangered species and critical habitats, according to draft biological evaluations released by EPA on Thursday, Aug. 26. These […]

Property Theft: 3 Steps to Protect Your Possessions on the Farm – DTN Aug 31, 2021

🕔Aug 31, 2021
Caldwell County, Missouri, Sheriff Mitch Allen was asked to speak in early August at a local event to talk with farmers about rural crime. Theft can come in spurts in […]

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