The San Joaquin Valley is in the midst of another drought and pistachio growers are bracing for another hot, dry growing season. Areas on the west side of San Joaquin […]
AgFax Weekend: Protecting Farmers from Capital Gains Aug 21, 2021
In this week's AgFax Weekend - Protecting Farmers from Capital Gains | Examining Farmland Lease Agreements | and more.
Summary Monsoonal moisture, and associated heavy rainfall, returned to Arizona and New Mexico after a brief hiatus last week, leading to widespread improvements in drought conditions, as well as some […]
NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Sept., Oct., Nov. Aug 21, 2021
Widespread severe (D2) to exceptional (D4) drought continues across much of the West, Northern Great Plains, and Upper Mississippi Valley. Drought intensified for parts of California, the Pacific Northwest, Northern […]
Most average retail fertilizer prices continued to rise the second week of August 2021, once again led by potash, according to sellers surveyed by DTN. Like last week, six of […]
Drought years are tough. Limited water supplies create several challenges that impact the current and future year’s crop. Several articles have been constructed to help manage almond orchards with limited […]
In the middle of the U.S. Senate’s flurry of amendments and votes last week on a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation resolution was a unanimous vote to protect farmers and ranchers […]
AgFax Weekend: Senate Passes Infrastructure Bill Aug 14, 2021
In this week's AgFax Weekend - Senate Passes Infrastructure Bill | and more.
Summary Monsoonal moisture was squelched this week, in contrast to the heavy rainfall that had been pelting the southern Rockies and – to a lesser extent – much of the […]
Hull split is well underway, indicating almond harvest is imminent. Drought conditions, heat waves, and timing with other orchard activities can make irrigation challenging. Water stress can interfere with hull […]