AgFax Weekend: Rural Broadband – $22Bln | Property Taxes Rising

🕔Apr 18, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Rural Broadband – $22Bln | Property Taxes Rising | and more.

Federal Reserve: Beige Book – Observations on the Ag Economy

🕔Apr 18, 2019On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its April 2019 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

Farm Taxes and Vehicle Depreciation – What are the Rules? – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2019I’m writing this article as my “break” from reviewing tax returns. Let me tell you, this has been a challenging year! Between new tax laws, new tax forms and certain […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Mostly Wet, Southwest Stays Dry

🕔Apr 18, 2019Summary Two rapidly-moving strong storm systems, one “bombing out” in the central Plains during mid-week while a second storm intensified over the middle Mississippi Valley during the weekend, brought severe […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – May, June, July

🕔Apr 18, 2019Drought coverage continues to decrease across the Lower 48 states, after a relatively wet winter for many areas. CPC’s monthly and seasonal precipitation outlooks, valid for May and May-Jun-Jul (MJJ) […]

Palmer Amaranth: 5 Tips for Spotting Pigweed Seedlings- DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2019The coming weeks are prime time for spotting Palmer amaranth plants when they are still small enough to kill and stop an infestation.

Minnesota: 8 Steps for Safe Handling of Treated Seed

🕔Apr 18, 2019A significant amount of seed planted this year will have been treated with one or more fungicide, insecticide, nematicide, or biological seed treatments. The following are some key precautions and […]

Moving Grain: Flood Disruptions Continue; Ocean Freight Rates Low

🕔Apr 18, 2019Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Remain Relatively Low As of April 11, 2019, the rate for shipping a metric ton (mt) of grain from the U.S. Gulf to Japan was $42.00. […]

Midwest Flood Debate: Funds for Levee Repair are No Sure Thing – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2019Congress appropriating funds for Midwest levee repair doesn’t necessarily mean that’s where the money would go if the Army Corps of Engineers and the White House use cost-benefit analysis to […]

Missouri River Flood Debate: Army Corps of Eng., Levee Repairs, Cost Benefit Ratio – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2019Congress appropriating funds for Midwest levee repair doesn’t necessarily mean that’s where the money would go if the Army Corps of Engineers and the White House use cost-benefit analysis to […]

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