Ag Economy: Trade Uncertainty, Rising Debt Major Factors for 2019 Outlook – CoBank

🕔Jan 23, 2019The U.S. economy is still performing well by most key measures. However, consumers, investors, companies and other market participants have become more wary about the near-term future with seemingly good […]

Ag Economy: Lower Income, Increased Lending, Rising Interest Rates – Kansas City Fed

🕔Jan 22, 2019Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman indicated in a recent update from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“As Rates Tick Up, Growth in Operating Loans Boosts Farm Lending“) that, “Rounding out a […]

EU Ag Reluctant on Trade Deal Worth $672Bln to U.S. – DTN

🕔Jan 22, 2019Representatives for European agriculture insist Europe will be open to more agricultural products from the U.S. even as the European Union has omitted agriculture from its priority items in negotiating […]

USDA – 9,700 FSA Employees Recalled to Work on Specific Items – Still No Paycheck

🕔Jan 22, 2019USDA has temporarily recalled all of the more than 9,700 Farm Service Agency (FSA) employees to keep offices open from 8 am to 4:30 pm weekdays beginning January 24.  President […]

Georgia Peanuts: Yellow Nutsedge Tests Positive for Cadre Resistance

🕔Jan 22, 2019In September 2017, after doing some preliminary screening, we collected yellow nutsedge tubers from a peanut field that were a strong suspect for resistance to Cadre. Unfortunately, it looks like this […]

Alabama: Peanuts as an Alternative Crop Meeting, Jan. 23

🕔Jan 22, 2019Peanuts are an option for North Alabama growers and based on past yields of row crops and projected row crop prices for 2019, they look like they have the most […]

Farm Business: Minding Your Balance Sheet and Your Working Capital

🕔Jan 21, 2019If it isn’t already on your New Years’ Resolution list, improving your financial reporting and improving your understanding of your balance sheet should be on that list.  Navigating the challenging […]

AgFax Weekend: Farm Bill Helps Heirs | FSA – 1 More Work Day

🕔Jan 18, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farm Bill Helps Heirs | FSA – 1 More Work Day | and more.

Georgia Peanut Farm Show – A Day of Education and Awards

🕔Jan 18, 2019More than 1,200 attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Jan. 17, 2019, at the […]

Seasonal Drought Outlook – Feb., March, April

🕔Jan 18, 2019Near- to above-normal precipitation during the past 30 days once again prevailed across the eastern half of the Nation, leaving only moderate drought in southeastern Florida, northern North Dakota, and […]

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