If Growers Plant Less Spring Wheat in 2022, What Crops Might Replace It? – DTN Apr 4, 2022

🕔Apr 4, 2022
The USDA Prospective Plantings report on March 31 was the first official, survey-based estimates of U.S. farmers’ 2022 planting intentions. NASS’ acreage estimates are based on surveys conducted during the […]

Planting Continues in Ukraine, as UN Sees “Breaking Point” Over Food Prices in Middle East Apr 4, 2022

🕔Apr 4, 2022
Reuters writer Pavel Polityuk reported yesterday that, “Ukrainian farmers have sown about 400,000 hectares (988,000 acres) with various spring crops by Thursday, or a tenth more than by the same date last year, despite […]

“Serious Threats” to Global Food Security; 2022 Grain Harvest in Ukraine Could Fall by 55% Apr 1, 2022

🕔Apr 1, 2022
Bloomberg writers Jasmine Ng and Claudia Maedler reported today that, “Global food security faces ‘serious threats’ from a combination of soaring prices, fertilizer shortages and a potential loss of production due to the war in Ukraine, according […]

Sizing Up Ag Effects of Ukraine War – DTN Apr 1, 2022

🕔Apr 1, 2022
While the agriculture world continues to get a grip on the ripple effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a livestock and meat consultant for the National Pork Board said Wednesday […]

Fertilizer Price Records Continue; White House Economist Sees Increased Planting in U.S. Mar 29, 2022

🕔Mar 29, 2022
Bloomberg writer Elizabeth Elkin reported yesterday that, “Fertilizer prices continue to spike to records as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine puts a massive portion of the world’s fertilizer supply at risk, adding to concerns […]

Mississippi: A Take on Fuel, Fertilizer, and Decision Making – Podcast Mar 28, 2022

🕔Mar 28, 2022
Long-time podcast listener Hank Jones was in Stoneville for a consultants’ meeting.  He visited Tom and Jason in the Crop Doctor’s Podcast studio to talk about managing in 2022 with […]

Texas: Lower Rolling Plains Ag Conference, Snyder, April 6 Mar 24, 2022

🕔Mar 24, 2022
The Lower Rolling Plains Ag Conference will be held April 6 at Scurry Coliseum, 900 E. Coliseum Drive in Snyder. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event will run from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 […]

Planted Acres in Ukraine Could Fall By Half Mar 23, 2022

🕔Mar 23, 2022
Reuters writer Pavel Polityuk reported yesterday that, “Ukraine’s spring crop sowing area may more than halve this year from 2021 levels to some 7 million hectares, its Agriculture Minister Roman Leshchenko said on […]

Ukraine Planting: “Farmers Are Pushing Forward Wherever Possible” Mar 14, 2022

🕔Mar 14, 2022
Bloomberg News reported today that, “Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging farmers to sow as many fields as possible to protect the food supply. But several of the nation’s largest agribusinesses say some plantings just won’t […]

Ukrainian Farmers Ask – “To Plant or Not to Plant” Mar 7, 2022

🕔Mar 7, 2022
David L. Stern, Joby Warrick, Kareem Fahim, Dan Lamothe and Missy Ryan reported on the front page of today’s Washington Post that, “Russian forces pounded key airfields in central Ukraine and […]

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