Hay: 3rd Largest U.S. Crop in Harvested Acres – Why Is It Trending Lower?

🕔Sep 20, 2018Hay is the 3rd largest U.S. crop in terms of harvest acres.  It also provides environmental services, notably erosion control.  Understanding the U.S. hay market is therefore important for both market […]

Texas Field Reports: Uncertainty Surrounds Exports; Drought, Heat Continue

🕔Aug 15, 2018Ongoing negotiations regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement and a looming trade war with China have spurred great uncertainty among Texas agriculture producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Michigan-Based Tillerman Seeds Makes Second Acquisition

🕔Aug 13, 2018Tillerman Seeds LLC, a holding company established last year to offer a liquidity path to owners of independent seed companies across the country, today announced it has completed its second […]

Minnesota: 4 Considerations for Fall Sulfur Application

🕔Aug 8, 2018As crazy as it sounds, fall is right around the corner. What’s your strategy for post-harvest fertilizer application?  We’ve been getting questions about sulfur application as farmers look for their […]

Georgia: Midville Field Day, Midville, Aug. 15

🕔Aug 1, 2018University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) researchers and Cooperative Extension agents and specialists will share current research on popular Georgia row crops at the 2018 Midville […]

California Alfalfa: Firebaugh Field Day Will Focus on Weeds, Pests, Regs

🕔Jul 22, 2018Alfalfa will be the focus of a field day on Tuesday, July 31, in Firebaugh. Topics on the agenda include trends in alfalfa field and pest management and pesticide regulations […]

Iowa Field Reports: More Strong Rains, Wind Damage

🕔Jul 4, 2018Strong storms rolled across the state again bringing more heavy rain and even some damaging wind to areas. Despite the flooding in some areas and drought in the southern part […]

Iowa Field Reports: North Too Wet, South Remains Dry

🕔Jun 27, 2018The saga continues with areas of northern Iowa receiving too much rain while southern Iowa continues to be on the drier side. Rainfall totals across the state ranged anywhere from […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Wrapping Up

🕔Jun 6, 2018Despite the late start to #Plant18, especially in northern Iowa, planting has nearly wrapped up with corn and soybeans across the state. According to Monday’s USDA Crop Progress Report, approximately 91% […]

Texas Field Reports: Some Rains Hit the Plains, but Mostly Dry

🕔May 30, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Daytime temperatures were high. Moisture was needed as dry conditions persisted and were stressing row crops and pasture land. Cotton fields […]

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