Nebraska: Disaster Relief Payments Available for On-Farm Stored Grain Losses Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Nebraska announced payments now are available to eligible producers who lost stored commodities due to natural disaster in 2018 or […]

Livestock: Don’t Ignore Toxic Butterweed – DTN May 31, 2019

🕔May 31, 2019Those yellow flowers filling fields across the Midwest aren’t buttercups, baby. They are weeds and consumed in enough quantities, cressleaf groundsel, also called butterweed, can be toxic to livestock. Ohio […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Farmers Make Hay While Sun Shines May 29, 2019

🕔May 29, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 26, 2019. County Agent Comments Justin Hargrove, Benton County Dry weather and warm temperatures have spurred many producers to finish planting […]

Texas Field Reports: Hay Supplies Tight, 2019 Season Off to Slow Start May 21, 2019

🕔May 21, 2019Texas’ carryover hay supplies are low, and production is off to a slow start due to spring rain delays, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. David Anderson, […]

Arkansas Production 2018: Soy Declined 7%, Peanuts Dropped 25% Feb 12, 2019

🕔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 […]

Sawyer on Crops: Livestock Nutrition – Test Your Hay – Podcast Jan 24, 2019

🕔Jan 24, 2019The wet fall led to many issues with forages and now many cattle producers are seeing deaths from a variety of sources. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine […]

Hay: Rainy Year Affects Production – Prices Keep Rising – DTN Jan 14, 2019

🕔Jan 14, 2019Kim Summers was not a fan of the weather this past growing season. Summers, along with her husband, Mark Brunk, grows and sells forage near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. They saw the […]

Organic Acres Increase; Non-GMO Acres Decline – DTN Oct 17, 2018

🕔Oct 17, 2018Acreage planted to organic field crops is on the rise while land planted to non-GMO corn and soybeans declined, according to a new report from Mercaris, a market data and […]

Hay: 3rd Largest U.S. Crop in Harvested Acres – Why Is It Trending Lower? Sep 20, 2018

🕔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 […]

US Crop Acreage Largest Since 2014 – Where Did it Come From? – DTN Jul 2, 2018

🕔Jul 2, 2018The March USDA Planting Intentions report is a valuable tool for producers even if it misses some things, because it gives us early warnings about acreage decisions that might harm […]

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