Ag Economy: May Observations from the Federal Reserve Beige Back Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its May 2020 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
The following prices are effective from Wednesday 06/03/20 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 06/09/20. The next announcement is scheduled for Tuesday 06/09/20 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. […]

NOAA Drought Outlook Monthly – June Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
Drought intensification and development occurred during May across the central to southern Great Plains due to insufficient rainfall coupled with periods of above normal temperatures. According to the U.S. Drought […]

USDA Lending Rates Unchanged from May Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for June 2020, which are effective June 1-June 30, 2020. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for June is 0.125 percent, […]

Alabama: Peanut Production Issues Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
Stand Loss There have been several reports of stand loss in Alabama and Georgia peanut crops this year. There may be several causes of this loss including seed quality and […]

AgFax Weekend: Dicamba Cutoffs Soon | Coronavirus Aid Enrollment May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Dicamba Cutoffs Soon | Coronavirus Aid Enrollment | and more.

Drought Monitor Weekly: Widespread Rains, Thunderstorms May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Summary During the past week, widespread rain and thunderstorms fell across parts of the Great Plains, including a few instances of severe weather. Particularly large amounts of rain in central […]

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 23.8 cents per pound for the week ending May 23, up 3.7 cents from the previous week. Marketings of […]

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Enrollment Begins – DTN May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
USDA is set to begin accepting applications Tuesday from crop growers and livestock producers for $16 billion in aid under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Cattle producers who typically […]

Managing Ag PPE Needs When Supplies Are Short May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is necessary to protect farmers and other agricultural workers from pesticides, grain dust, mold, and other hazards. The COVID-19 global pandemic, however, has stressed the […]

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