USDA Crop Progress: Midwest, Plains Corn Planting Behind – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2018Soybean planting is on an average pace nationwide, but corn planting remains well behind average in the week ended April 22, according to USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service’s weekly Crop […]

Rice: Planters Rolling Where Fields are Dry; Texas Fields Greening Up

🕔Apr 20, 2018Texas Derrol Grymes The Texas Gulf Coast rice crop is finally starting to shape up. With warmer weather and a little bit of sunshine these past few days, the fields […]

Corn, Soy Planting: Midwest and Northern Plains Wait for Soil Temps to Rise – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2018No, you didn’t mix up the calendar pages. It’s mid-April, and some Midwest farmers are watching snow pile up on their fields this week. As the pace of planting slips […]

Missouri Corn, Wheat: Cold Damage Concerns

🕔Apr 9, 2018The unseasonably cold, wet spring has presented numerous challenges across the state, especially in areas where corn has already been planted or where wheat has hit the jointing stage. In […]

Rice Planting: Louisiana and Texas Close to Wrap Up

🕔Apr 2, 2018March 30, 2018 Report Texas Derrol Grymes With extended dry conditions in the Texas Gulf Coast for the past several weeks, we are pushing 75% of our rice acres planted […]

Rice Planting: Texans Start Early; Weather Issues Hinder Progress Elsewhere

🕔Mar 23, 2018Texas Derrol Grymes Rice planting in Texas got off to an early start this year with some fields planted the first week of March. Growers west of Houston have slowed […]

Louisiana: Rice Leadership Group Tours AgCenter Rice Station

🕔Mar 23, 2018The Rice Leadership Development Program toured the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station and visited a crawfish farming operation on March 22. The group was treated to crawfish […]

Farmland Prices Remain Strong; Iowa Auction Hit $14,000 Per Acre- DTN

🕔Feb 20, 2018Farmland values continue to shrug at lower grain prices. Even in wheat country, the Kansas City Federal Reserve bank reported relatively stable farmland values in the fourth quarter of 2017 […]

Kansas City Fed: Stable Land Values Offsetting Low Commodity Values

🕔Feb 15, 2018Farm real estate markets in the Tenth District remained relatively stable in the fourth quarter of 2017. The district covers Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and portions of western Missouri and […]

Rice States: NRCS Updates Conservation Stewardship Program, Applications Due March 2

🕔Feb 6, 2018Rice producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for a special Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) led by the USA Rice-Ducks Unlimited Rice Stewardship Partnership, the Sustaining the […]

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