Farming: Weather is Leading Cause of U.S. Crop Loss – How Do You Assess the Risk?

🕔Jan 25, 2019Agricultural policy analysis can be improved with a systematic approach to assessing relative risks for agricultural production. For example, the climate variables used to predict agricultural production outcomes are often […]

Texas Rice: Plant Doctors Get to the Root of Stress

🕔Aug 18, 2015Sitting in an air-conditioned office at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Beaumont, it’s obvious: People work better indoors when temperatures outside climb to the 90s while […]

Georgia: No Heat Relief Projected Until Late this Year

🕔Aug 14, 2015Those looking for relief from July’s unrelenting heat aren’t likely to find it anytime soon. Average temperatures during July were about 1 to 2 degrees above normal and are projected […]

Georgia: Crops Stressed Due to Heat, Corn Harvest Underway – USDA

🕔Aug 3, 2015General According to the National Agriculture Statistics Service’s Georgia Field Office, there were 6.0 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, August 2, 2015. Precipitation estimates for the […]

Flint on Crops: The Dog Days of Summer Are Here

🕔Aug 3, 2015Like most of you probably I have heard “older folks” talk about the Dog Days of summer most of my life but I had no idea of why this time […]

Mississippi Corn: The Heat Is Not Helping

🕔Jul 24, 2015Wet spring weather prevented Mississippi farmers from planting as many corn acres as they intended, but despite the heat, the crop is mostly looking good in fields across the state. […]

Flint on Crops: Heat Stress, Not Just Tough on Crops, Farmers Too

🕔Jul 20, 2015Everywhere I go I hear people talking about how difficult it is to deal with the summer weather we are experiencing. Many people are convinced that this weather is the […]

Pacific Northwest Struggles with Historic Drought, Record Heat – DTN

🕔Jul 16, 2015While some parts of the Midwest deal with too much rain this growing season, farmers in Washington state, and the Pacific Northwest Region as a whole, are struggling with historic […]

Propane: U.S. Stock Increase, Drop on the East Coast

🕔Jul 15, 2015U.S. propane stocks increased by 1.7 million barrels last week to 87.4 million barrels as of July 10, 2015, 24.1 million barrels (38.1%) higher than a year ago. Gulf Coast […]

Flint on Crops: Weather Lottery – Do You Feel Lucky?

🕔Mar 23, 2015The two factors that influence agriculture the most are weather and markets. And since weather directly influences the market for agricultural products it then becomes by default the most important […]

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