Rice Market Update: Delta Farmers Planting Last Acres for 2022 May 21, 2022

🕔May 21, 2022
We are finally caught up with planting in Arkansas—a welcome sign to all farmers, processors, and industry members. Despite the return to normal after poor weather that severely delayed planting, it […]

Arkansas: “Most Crop Per Drop” Irrigation Contest Challenges Rice, Corn, Soybean Growers May 21, 2022

🕔May 21, 2022
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s annual Most Crop Per Drop irrigation yield contest is now open to Arkansas rice, soybean and corn producers, and for the first […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Wet Across the North, Dry Elsewhere May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
Summary In the upper levels of the atmosphere, a strong ridge of high pressure dominated the contiguous U.S. (CONUS), from the southern Plains to Northeast, at the beginning of this […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – June, July, August May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
The southwestern contiguous U.S. (CONUS) and the Southern High Plains experienced worsening drought conditions under predominantly warm and dry conditions since mid-April. Several locations across the Southern Plains experienced record […]

Elevated Fertilizer Prices Remain, UN in Talks to Restore Ukrainian Grain Exports May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
Bloomberg writer Elizabeth Elkin reported yesterday that, “In more bad news for farmers, a fertilizer that’s key for corn production will remain expensive for at least two years. “That’s according to CF Industries […]

Rice Farmers Across U.S. Face Extreme Financial Losses in 2022 May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
This week, the Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) at Texas A&M University released a study on the impact of commodity price changes and higher input costs on its 64 […]

Midsouth Corn, Cotton, Soybeans, Rice: What to Know for Sedge Management – Podcast May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Jason did a recent episode of the Weeds AR Wild Podcast with Tommy Butts from the University of Arkansas Systems Division of Agriculture.  Jason and Tommy discuss sedge control in […]

Ag Economy: U.S. Agriculture Sees Hike in Nontraditional Loans May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Jenny Ifft has a keen eye for the changing landscape in agricultural finance. An agricultural economist at Kansas State University, Ifft is watching as nontraditional forms of lending slowly gain […]

Proper Tractor Tire Pressure Saves Fuel and Time May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
With diesel fuel prices hovering above $5 per gallon and weather-related planting delays, producers are looking for ways to improve tractor performance and fuel efficiency. One of the best ways […]

USDA to Provide $6Bln to Crop Producers Impacted by 2020-21 Natural Disasters May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
The U. S Department of Agriculture announced that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021 will soon begin receiving emergency relief payments totaling […]

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