Illinois: Crop Rotation Improves Yields, Decreases Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Study

🕔May 24, 2018Many farmers grow corn and soybean in rotation to avoid the continuous corn yield penalty, but now there’s another reason to rotate. Scientists at the University of Illinois have provided […]

Texas: Stiles Farm Field Day, Thrall, June 19

🕔May 23, 2018Feral hog trapping, soybean performance in the Blacklands, pecan tree management and the latest farm bill information will all be discussed at the Stiles Farm Field Day scheduled June 19 […]

Kansas: Spring Crops Field Day, Parsons, May 22

🕔May 4, 2018Parsons is the place to be on May 22 for southeast Kansas crop producers looking for information on how the latest varieties performed and research on crop production for that part of […]

Texas: Marketing Plans Help Farmers Capitalize on Grain Markets

🕔May 2, 2018The impacts of potential trade tariffs on crops such as soybeans would send ripple effects through other agricultural commodities, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Mark Welch, grains […]

Texas Grain Sorghum Acres Losing Out to Cotton and Corn – DTN

🕔May 1, 2018Josh Birdwell serves on the Texas Sorghum Producers Board of Directors, but the 37-year-old Texas farmer had a hard time coming up with a rationale for planting sorghum this spring. […]

Corn: Neighbor Farmers Growing Different Hybrids – It Takes a Village – DTN

🕔Apr 23, 2018Low commodity prices are prompting some farmers to plant specialty corn to boost their income. But care must be taken when planting different hybrids next to each other, or farmers […]

Ag Economy: Federal Reserve April 2018 Beige Book Report

🕔Apr 20, 2018On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its April 2018 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations […]

Alabama: 2018 Crop Budgets Available

🕔Apr 19, 2018Successful farming requires careful planning, and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System has tools to make that job easier for producers.  Extension’s annual enterprise budgets help producers make the best decisions possible for […]

Climate Change Could Be Pushing the Great Plains into the Midwest

🕔Apr 11, 2018In 1878, the American geologist and explorer John Wesley Powell drew an invisible line in the dirt-a very long line. It was the 100th meridian west, the longitude he identified […]

USDA: World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates at a Glance

🕔Apr 4, 2018This visualization is prepared by the Economic Research Service. The visualization is based on the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE). The WASDE is prepared by USDA’s Interagency Commodity […]

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