Mississippi Agriculture Reaches Record High in 2021 Dec 23, 2021

🕔Dec 23, 2021
High commodity prices in 2021 pushed Mississippi agriculture to a sharp increase in total value — a record estimated $8.33 billion — despite a huge decline in government assistance aimed […]

Mississippi: Ag Industry Posted 2020 Estimated Value of $7.35B Dec 17, 2020

🕔Dec 17, 2020
Mississippi farmers generated an estimated agricultural value of $7.35 billion in 2020, a 5% increase from 2019 saw soybeans top forestry for the No. 2 spot behind poultry. The predicted […]

Federal Push to Relax Rules – DTN Nov 2, 2020

🕔Nov 2, 2020
The Trump administration on Thursday continued with a string of deregulatory decisions over the past week as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it would “delist” gray wolfs from […]

Arkansas: Laura’s Wicked Winds Twist Soybeans, Flatten Rice, Scatter Cotton Bolls Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
After a gray day of gusts and heavy rain that steamrolled crops, Tropical Storm Laura seemed to save her worst for after sunset, with the nighttime hours punctuated by tornado […]

Mississippi: Agriculture Nears $7.4 Bln in 2019 Dec 26, 2019

🕔Dec 26, 2019
In 2019, Mississippi’s agricultural industry faced the prospect of dipping below $7 billion for the first time in eight years, but federal payments pushed its value up enough to post […]

Loggers Seek Parity with Agriculture on Trade, Tariff Policies Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
The American Loggers Council (ALC) and its member state logging associations delivered letters to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, asking the administration to include unrefined forest products as […]

Louisiana: Timber Market Challenged by Lack of Mills; Demand for Smaller Soft Woods Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019
Market opportunities, management practices and tax incentives were among the topics presented at the 34th Ark-La-Tex Forestry Forum held March 12 at the LSU Shreveport University Center. “It’s not what […]

Mississippi: Row-Crop Values Find Thin Margins in 2018 Dec 19, 2018

🕔Dec 19, 2018
Cotton will not return to the throne as king of Mississippi’s row crops, but the former monarch did provide one of the few bright spots in 2018 commodity value estimates. […]

Mississippi: Forestry Gains Lost Ground While Holding No. 2 Ag Spot Dec 18, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018
Forestry has been a billion-dollar heavyweight in the state’s economy for the last six years, and the 2018 estimated value of $1.25 billion came despite a sluggish market. John Auel, […]

Sawyer On Crops: Controlled Burning In Pines – Timing Tips – Audio Feb 8, 2018

🕔Feb 8, 2018
Do you manage undergrowth in pine stands? In this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer overviews timing, especially in a stretch of periodic rainfall.

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