Arkansas Production 2018: Soy Declined 7%, Peanuts Dropped 25%

🕔Feb 12, 2019Even if the fall of 2018 marked the “harvest that never ended,” Arkansas growers managed to pull enough rice from the land to mark a 30 percent increase over 2017’s […]

Arkansas Growers’ Biggest Concern for 2019? Money.

🕔Feb 8, 2019Informal surveys of Arkansas growers’ top concerns at the beginning of each planting season typically yield a variety of answers, from the best use of available acreage to marketing strategies […]

Mississippi: Ag Producers Consider Export Options

🕔Feb 8, 2019Almost 10 percent of Mississippi’s $11 billion in annual exports are agricultural products, and Mississippi State University Extension Service experts are working to see that amount increase. In late January, […]

Michigan: 2 Field Crop Production Update Programs, Feb. 7, 8

🕔Jan 31, 2019Farmers may be looking for a ticket for warmer climates this winter, but in the face of tough economic times for farmers, field crop producers need a place to get […]

Minnesota: “Strategic Farming-Maximizing Return on Investment” – 10 Workshops in Feb., March

🕔Jan 31, 2019Ten opportunities remain to attend one of the 2019 “Strategic Farming – Maximizing Return on Investment”workshops.  At these sessions, key cost factors in crop budgets will be discussed, as well as the […]

Texas: Hale/Swisher Crop Conference, Plainview, Jan. 31

🕔Jan 25, 2019Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Hale/Swisher Crop Conference will be held on Jan. 31 at the Ollie Liner Center, 2000 S. Columbia St. in Plainview. The cost is $20, and […]

Mississippi: Efficient Fertilizer Use Brings Crop Dividends

🕔Jan 23, 2019Farms profit margins vary as input costs rise and market prices fluctuate, making every expense significant. Profit margins, input costs and returns on investment were addressed at the 2018 Row […]

Are Large Farms Less Risky to Insure than Small Farms?

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🕔Jan 23, 2019Crop insurance has become the backbone of risk management protection afforded to crop farmers by the U.S, Department of Agriculture (USDA). This is evidenced by decreases in Title I of […]

Alabama: 2 Irrigation Workshops, Jan. 22, 23

🕔Jan 17, 2019Some Alabama producers will soon have the opportunity to add irrigation systems to their farms thanks to funding from the new Alabama Irrigation Initiative. The initiative will provide cost-share funding […]

Southwest Alabama-Northwest Florida Row Crops Expo, Bay Minette AL, Feb. 21

🕔Jan 17, 2019The 2019 Southwest Alabama-Northwest Florida Row Crops Expo will get underway on February 21 at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center, 301 D’Olive Street, Bay Minette Alabama. The free event […]

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