Preparing for Climate Change – USDA Scientists Chime In – DTN Feb 24, 2020

🕔Feb 24, 2020
Attendees at USDA’s annual Agricultural Outlook Forum in Virginia this week are getting an earful about the challenges posed by increasingly volatile weather extremes. Speakers in at least three separate […]

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 […]

Webinar: A First Look at the Farm Bill, Jan. 31 Jan 29, 2019

🕔Jan 29, 2019
Join us on Thursday, January 31st at 8 a.m. CST for a webinar presentation by Keith Coble, MSU ag economist. He will focus on the provisions of the new Agricultural […]

Are Large Farms Less Risky to Insure than Small Farms? Jan 23, 2019

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🕔Jan 23, 2019
Crop insurance has become the backbone of risk management protection afforded to crop farmers by the U.S, Department of Agriculture (USDA). This is evidenced by decreases in Title I of […]

Mississippi: Ag Industry Holds Steady Despite Lower Row Crop Values Dec 18, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018
Agriculture was a $7.7 billion industry in Mississippi this year, exceeding the total set in 2017 despite declines in the estimated value of row crops, timber, catfish and livestock. The […]

2018 Farm Bill – A First Look at Final Version Dec 18, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018
So we have a new Farm Bill if, as all signs suggest, the President signs the new legislation.  The bill is estimated to cost $428 billion over the next 5 […]

Keith Coble Elected President for Ag & Applied Economics Association’s Executive Board May 24, 2018

🕔May 24, 2018
The votes have been tallied and the membership has spoken. Keith Coble from Mississippi State University is named the incoming President-Elect for the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association’s (AAEA) Executive […]

Webinar: Farm Bill Update, May 17 May 11, 2018

🕔May 11, 2018
Join us on May 17 at 1:30 p.m. CST to hear from Keith Coble, a Giles Distinguished Professor and Head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University, speaking on […]

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