AgFax Weekend: Dicamba in Court | Trade War Possible

🕔Apr 6, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Dicamba in Court | Trade War Possible | Hurricanes, Wildfires – $2.36Bln Available | and more.

Georgia Pecans: Budbreak – 3 Insects to Watch For

🕔Apr 6, 2018We are about 2 weeks into pecan budbreak and I had a question about some potential insect issues. In this post, i’m putting together some information on insects we may […]

DTN Fertilizer Prices, Trends: Domestic and International

🕔Apr 6, 2018Here is a breakdown of wholesale prices and trends of the various fertilizers: AMMONIA International Global ammonia markets remained soft in March with weakness in urea and nitrates markets pressuring […]

Georgia Pecans: Fungicide Schedule – Spray When You Need, but Not More than Neccessary

🕔Apr 6, 2018I have had many requests to provide a pecan fungicide schedule example for 2018. Not much has changed from previous years with the exception of the use of phosphite alone […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Heavy Rains Hit Midsouth, Southern Plains; Mostly Dry Elsewhere

🕔Apr 5, 2018Summary With a blocking ridge of high pressure anchored over the Southwest, a series of cold fronts tracked across the eastern two-thirds of the Nation. The fronts, however, slowed their […]

California Almonds: Put Leaffooted Bug Monitoring on Your To-Do List

🕔Apr 5, 2018Unlike many moth pests, we do not have an effective lure that acts to attract leaffooted bug to a monitoring trap of some sort. This means that good-old visual scouting […]

Arkansas: Overnight Freeze Threatens Fruit Crops in Flower Stage

🕔Apr 4, 2018Freezing temperatures moved into Northwest Arkansas early this morning, posing a threat to many fruit crops now in their vulnerable flowering stages in the area, University of Arkansas System Division […]

Texas Field Reports: Adequate Chill Hours Setting Fruit Crops Nicely

🕔Apr 3, 2018Adequate chill hours and good spring conditions have peach and other fruit producers excited about 2018, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension […]

Drought Outlook Monthly: Dry April Expected for SW, Plains; Some Relief for SE

🕔Apr 3, 2018The monthly drought outlook valid for April 2018 is based on initial conditions including recent precipitation, 7-day precipitation forecasts, extended range (6-10/8-14 day) precipitation and temperature outlooks, the CPC April […]

Ag Lending: MetLife Hits Record For Its Ag Loan Portfolio

🕔Apr 2, 2018MetLife announced today that its institutional asset management platform originated $2.9 billion in global agricultural loans in 2017, pushing its ag mortgage portfolio to $15.3 billion. In a press release, […]

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