In this week's AgFax Weekend - Stimulus Bill Changes | Input Supplier Lawsuit | Biden's USDA Deputy Nominee | and more.
Summary In contrast to the prior week, most of the country had a relatively dry week, with the significant exception of the Pacific Northwest and northern Intermountain West. Amounts over […]
NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Feb., March, April Jan 22, 2021
Moderate La Niña conditions continued over the equatorial Pacific (95 percent chance of persisting through the end of March 2021), with a potential transition to ENSO-neutral during the Spring 2021 […]
Pecan Production Up 18% from 2019 – USDA Jan 22, 2021
Utilized production in 2020 totaled 302 million pounds, up 18 percent from 2019. Bearing acreage was estimated at 402,000, up 2 percent from the previous year. The average yield was […]
Florida Pecans: Orchard Establishment FAQs Jan 20, 2021
Whether you are starting an orchard or planting a few pecan trees to diversify your small farm, there are a number of things you should consider first such as recommended […]
Stimulus Bill: What Changes Will Affect Farmers? Jan 20, 2021
On December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021 was signed into law. There were many items in this legislation that affected farmers. There were changes to the […]
Ag Input Suppliers Face Antitrust Lawsuit – DTN Jan 19, 2021
A new lawsuit alleges crop input manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers coordinated a boycott of online sales platforms such as Farmers Business Network and AgVend to prevent greater price transparency, a […]
As a result of COVID, we will be forced to hold virtual rather than in-person county pecan production meetings this year. I know this comes as a disappointment to many […]
Planning your fungicide program has multiple benefits, and now is a good time to start doing so. Time can be taken to identify fungicides and respective modes of action to […]
In this week's AgFax Weekend - A Tribute to AgFax Founders | New PPP Loans | and more.