Texas Field Reports: Peanut Acres Up, Yields Likely Down Sep 29, 2020

🕔Sep 29, 2020
Texas peanut harvest is underway, and producers are expecting lower per-acre yields than last season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Emi Kimura, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension agronomist and state […]

Ag Trade: China’s Imports Up From Last Year Sep 29, 2020

🕔Sep 29, 2020
Reuters writers Hallie Gu and Dominique Patton reported late last week that, “China’s August imports of soybeans from Brazil rose 22% from a year ago, customs data showed on Friday, as […]

Florida Ag Takes $55-100M Hit from Hurricane Sally Sep 28, 2020

🕔Sep 28, 2020
The combination of crops, livestock and aquaculture products lost as a result of Hurricane Sally will likely be valued between $55 million and $100 million, University of Florida economists predict. […]

Cotton Industry Rolls Out High-Profile Sustainability Initiative – DTN Sep 24, 2020

🕔Sep 24, 2020
A couple of separate but high-profile announcements on sustainability initiatives in agriculture are rolling out this week, focusing on ranches in the Plains states and cotton producers in the South. […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Production Above Expectations Amid Uncertain Market Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
Texas pecan production appears better than expected, but market uncertainty amid the pandemic looms, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, said expectations […]

Ag Trade: China’s Ban of German Pork Could Impact U.S. Exports Sep 22, 2020

🕔Sep 22, 2020
Bloomberg News reported last week that, “China’s ban on German pork is set to cement the U.S. as the top overseas supplier of the nation’s staple meat. “An outbreak of African swine fever in […]

USDA Announces Additional Direct Money to Farmers, Ranchers Impacted by Coronavirus Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
USDA announced today up to an additional $14 billion will be available for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the […]

Texas Field Reports: Grain Market Improves Amid Reduced Crop Estimate Sep 16, 2020

🕔Sep 16, 2020
Texas grain producers are experiencing better market conditions this fall compared to where prices were mid-summer, thanks in large part to reduced U.S. corn yield estimates in the nation’s grain-producing […]

Ag Trade: China, South Korea Ban German Pork Due to African Swine Fever Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
Late last week, Bloomberg writers Megan Durisin, Brian Parkin, and Isis Almeida reported that, “A deadly pig disease has materialized in Germany for the first time, threatening to hammer exports from Europe’s […]

Texas Field Reports: Corn Crop Up Despite Fewer Acres, Spotty Rain Sep 10, 2020

🕔Sep 10, 2020
The Texas corn crop has reached the midway point, and expectations are for an above-average crop, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Ronnie Schnell, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension […]

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