Dicamba: Illinois Department of Ag Announces 2020 Restrictions Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019The Illinois Department of Agriculture announced additional label restrictions for the 2020 growing season for the herbicide dicamba.

Biofuels: Farmers, Lawmakers Dismayed Over Proposed EPA Ethanol Formula Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019Reuters writer Stephanie Kelly reported yesterday that, “The Trump administration, in an effort to mend fences with the powerful corn lobby, proposed a new formula on Tuesday to boost biofuels demand, but the proposal […]

Corn Maturity Remains Significantly Behind, USDA Reports – DTN Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019In addition to corn condition dropping 1 percentage point this week, corn estimated as mature is still far behind the five-year average pace, according to USDA NASS’ latest Crop Progress […]

Shurley On Cotton: Don’t Hold Out For Good News Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019Cotton growers, now in the midst of the harvest season, are waiting for the market to show some improvement before pricing any remaining portions of the crop. While the seesaw […]

Hemp’s Growing Pains — Uncertainty, Regular And Otherwise – DTN Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019At 35, Bethleen McCall is a lot younger than your typical commodity farmer, but she’s a veteran when it comes to farming hemp in Colorado. McCall is president of the […]

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Another Unfavorable Application Season This Fall Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019The following is a breakdown of wholesale prices and trends of the various fertilizers in the month of September. AMMONIA International The international ammonia market remained tight in September, with […]

Freezing Temps, Snow Bring Widespread Harvest Challenges Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019Late last week, Bloomberg writers Brian K Sullivan and Ashley Robinson reported that, “A large snowfall is set to sweep out of the Rocky Mountains later this week, bringing snow by the foot […]

Cottonseed: New Dual Purpose Variety Usable for Food, Fiber Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the green light to ultra-low gossypol cottonseed, ULGCS, to be utilized as human food and in animal feed, something Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Farm Employee Or Contractor? 4 Points For Determining Status – DTN Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019One question that often comes up during tax planning is how you should pay a worker. In other words, is he or she an employee or an independent contractor? This […]

Broadband – 60% of Farmers Have No Reliable Internet Service – DTN Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019Sixty percent of farmers say they don’t have enough internet connectivity to run their businesses, and that has influenced critical business decisions and overall profitability, according to a recent study […]

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