Missouri Weather: Temps Didn’t Drop – Sept. Felt Like Aug.

🕔Oct 9, 2019September weather acted like August in Missouri, says Pat Guinan, state climatologist with University of Missouri Extension. Several locations, mostly in southern Missouri, saw record-setting heat. Daily high temperatures reached […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Heads Toward Finish, Growers Enjoy High Market Prices

🕔Oct 1, 2019The “store and hold” strategy employed by many rice growers in 2018 has finally paid off, as rice prices rallied in 2019, hinging largely on record prevented planting acreage and […]

Missouri: Weather Challenges Still Plague Farmers

🕔Sep 23, 2019According to the September 4 Farm Service Agency report, wet and flooded fields prevented Missouri farmers from planting 750,000 acres of corn and 480,000 acres of soybean. These are 21% […]

Missouri Rice: Harvest in Full Swing, Yields Mostly Average

🕔Sep 20, 2019It has been an interesting rice growing season so far. It all started with an extremely wet fall and harvest, which in turn put us behind this spring with little […]

Tennessee: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Sep 10, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Tennessee counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Lake and Lauderdale counties who suffered losses due to prolonged, excessive rain and flooding that […]

Cotton – Midsouth – First Defoliation Gearing Up – AgFax

🕔Aug 21, 2019David Bennett, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW More bolls […]

Major Ethanol Co. Cuts Production – DTN

🕔Aug 21, 2019One of the nation’s largest ethanol companies announced on Tuesday it will idle a 92-million-gallon plant in Cloverdale, Indiana, following EPA’s decision to grant 31 new small-refinery waivers to the […]

Illinois: 102 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 102 Illinois counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive moisture, flooding and flash flooding that has occurred since Sept. […]

Missouri: 53 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 53 Missouri counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rainfall and flooding that has occurred since March 9, 2019, […]

Arkansas: 44 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 44 Arkansas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain, flash flooding, flooding, hail, high winds, lightning, and tornadoes […]

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