AgFax Weekend: Who are Big Farmers? | S-Corp or C-Corp?

🕔May 18, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Who are Big Farmers? | S-Corp or C-Corp? | Corn Rootworms better look out in 2020 | and more.

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

🕔May 18, 2018Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 22.0 cents per pound for the week ending May 12, down 0.5 cent from the previous week. Marketings of […]

Farm Bill: Hard Line Republicans – Proposals Overly Generous to “Big” Farmers – DTN

🕔May 18, 2018Crop insurance and overall farm subsidies will face a challenge from one amendment on the House floor after proposed amendments to the bill were thinned out Wednesday evening.   The amendment […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Localized Heavy Rains from Plains to East Coast

🕔May 17, 2018Summary During the 7-day period ending Tuesday morning, areas of locally heavy rain provided drought relief from the Plains to the East Coast, though much of the Southeast was dry. […]

Drought Outlook Seasonal – June, July, Aug.

🕔May 17, 2018During the past month, enhanced rainfall along a persistent mean frontal boundary draped along the eastern US resulted in substantial drought relief across the Southeast and mid-Atlantic states, although patches […]

Southern Peanut Growers Conference, Miramar Beach, July 19-21

🕔May 17, 2018The 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference, running July 19-21 in Miramar Beach, Florida, will give farmers an opportunity to learn more about legislative issues, peanut promotions and production trends. […]

Georgia: 2 Insect Scouting Schools, June 11, 19

🕔May 16, 2018Two insect scouting schools, hosted by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension in June, will introduce new scouts to insect monitoring and serve as a review for experienced scouts and farmers. […]

Georgia Peanuts: When Planting, Soil Temperature Is Key

🕔May 16, 2018Now is the peak time to plant peanuts in Georgia, according to Cristiane Pilon, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut physiologist. During a research trial on the UGA Tifton campus […]

Crop Insurance: Premium Subsidy and Insured U.S. Acres – Impact by Crop

🕔May 15, 2018Cost of Federal Crop Insurance is an on-going farm policy issue. In his Fiscal Year 2019 budget, President Trump proposed a 14 percentage point reduction in the insurance program subsidy. […]

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

🕔May 15, 2018The following prices are effective from 05/16/18 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 05/22/18. The next announcement is scheduled for 05/22/18 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.32 […]

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