Tennessee Field Reports: Progress in Planting

🕔May 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. County Agent Comments J.C. Dupree, Lauderdale County While the weather was favorable last week, Lauderdale County producers planted majority […]

Texas Field Reports: Corn, Sorghum Producers Face Weather, Market Uncertainties

🕔May 22, 2018Corn and sorghum producers could be in for a rollercoaster ride of a growing season as weather conditions and domestic and export markets remain uncertain, said a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Dry Conditions Aid Planting, Stress Crops

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. Extension County Comments Mark Seitz/Tim Matthews – Pender County Extension Dry weather prevailed this week allowing farmers to finish […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Activate Herbicides, Fertilizer

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Kevin Lawson, Perry County “Producers were in the middle of flushing rice, […]

Alabama Field Reports: Hit or Miss Showers, Planting Continues

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Conditions for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. County Comments Henry Dorough, Talladega County Rain showers were a hit and miss around the county this week providing […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Rains a Welcome Relief

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Rain received on Thursday got our […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Dryness Stressing Crops

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Most crops are becoming drought stressed at […]

Georgia Field Reports: Rains Aid Dry Fields

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. County Comments Frank Hancock, Henry County Two weeks of hay cutting weather followed by rain has stalled completion of […]

Beef Export Tariffs Not Equal: Japan – U.S. is 38%; Australia is 29.3% – DTN

🕔May 17, 2018Asked how U.S.-China talks on trade tariffs affect U.S. beef exports to China, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) international program assistant Vice-President Greg Hanes used the “chicken-and-egg thing” metaphor. Chinese […]

Texas Fields: Hot, Dry – Some Areas Moving into Extreme Drought

🕔May 16, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: The district received heavy rains. Temperatures and wind speeds were increasing and will dry out soil moisture quickly. Wheat continued to […]

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