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 […]

California Almonds: Nuts Sizing Nicely, USDA Predicts Big Crop

Almond nut fill - about halfway completed. Photo: David Doll.
🕔May 12, 2018More of our contacts are slicing almonds now. Estimates of progress with nut fill vary, but some nuts are at least halfway filled.

AgFax Weekend: Going Up – Interest Rates, Fertilizer, Diesel

🕔May 11, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Going Up: Interest Rates, Fertilizer, Diesel | More Equipmemt Dealers in Loan Biz | and more.

Texas: Viticulture Short Course, Bryan, June 4-5

🕔May 11, 2018A two-day Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service advanced viticulture short course is scheduled June 4-5 in Bryan. The course is $150 per person, which includes catered lunches, beverages and a […]

Georgia Pecans: Herbicide Injury Season Is Here

🕔May 11, 2018Row crop planting has started in south Georgia and this means herbicide drift season has arrived. I have been on the road all week looking at drift-damaged trees. Since I […]

Georgia Pecans: Chinese Tariffs And Economic Effect If They Go Into Effect

🕔May 11, 2018Georgia agriculture produces many of the items targeted by Chinese tariffs. That includes nuts, fruits, soybean, corn, wheat, sorghum, cotton, pork, beef and tobacco. The Chinese retaliatory trade tariff on […]

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