Drought Monitor Weekly: Relief Hits Plains; Hot and Dry for Southwest, Midsouth

🕔May 24, 2018Summary The active weather pattern persisted across most of the nation, though unfavorably dry, hot weather lingered over parts of the South and Southwest. During the 7-day period ending Tuesday […]

DTN Fertilizer Trends: EPA Pulls Chemical Plant Safety Measures

🕔May 24, 2018According to retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the second week of May 2018, prices continue to be mostly higher. There appeared to be signs over the last few […]

Georgia Pecans: Managing Scab Pressure, Leaf Roll Mites

🕔May 23, 2018With 10 successive days of rain behind us and no relief in site and a potential tropical storm bearing down on us, pecan growers are under the gun for scab […]

California: Walnut Spring Field Meeting, Upper Lake, May 31

🕔May 21, 2018University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) invites growers and others involved in the North Coast walnut industry to attend the 2018 Lake County Spring Walnut Field Meeting on Thursday, May […]

Almonds: Variable Kernel Fill – Complications At Hull Split? – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔May 20, 2018A prolonged bloom and spread-out nut fill could mean more spraying at hull split to protect the crop over an extended period.

AgFax Weekend: Who are Big Farmers? | S-Corp or C-Corp?

🕔May 18, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Who are Big Farmers? | S-Corp or C-Corp? | Corn Rootworms better look out in 2020 | and more.

Georgia Pecans: High Numbers of Phylloxera and Casebearer

🕔May 18, 2018Phylloxera damage has become very noticeable this week. If you see galls on the leaves like the image below, that is phylloxera damage. Stem phylloxera (a separate species) shows up […]

Farm Bill: Hard Line Republicans – Proposals Overly Generous to “Big” Farmers – DTN

🕔May 18, 2018Crop insurance and overall farm subsidies will face a challenge from one amendment on the House floor after proposed amendments to the bill were thinned out Wednesday evening.   The amendment […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Localized Heavy Rains from Plains to East Coast

🕔May 17, 2018Summary During the 7-day period ending Tuesday morning, areas of locally heavy rain provided drought relief from the Plains to the East Coast, though much of the Southeast was dry. […]

Drought Outlook Seasonal – June, July, Aug.

🕔May 17, 2018During the past month, enhanced rainfall along a persistent mean frontal boundary draped along the eastern US resulted in substantial drought relief across the Southeast and mid-Atlantic states, although patches […]



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