Crop Insurance: Premium Subsidy and Insured U.S. Acres

🕔Mar 16, 2018Cost of Federal Crop Insurance is an on-going farm policy issue. President Trump proposed several changes to reduce its cost in his Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The changes include reducing […]

Texas Field Reports: Dry Conditions Continue to Hamper Wheat Progress

🕔Mar 6, 2018As wheat comes out of dormancy across much of the state, the crop is suffering and expected to see reduced yields, even if some timely rains do fall, according to […]

Rust Disease: Research Team Isolates Pathogens in Wheat and Oats

🕔Feb 21, 2018Damage inflicted by rust fungi is a significant constraint in food production across the globe. Cereals and many other important crops such as coffee, sugarcane, and soybean are impacted by […]

Georgia: Wheat and Rye Cover Crop Research Receives Grant

🕔Feb 16, 2018A $198,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-sponsored Conservation Innovation Grant will support ongoing University of Georgia research on cover crops and the effects of those crops on water quality and […]

Pennsylvania: What Pests are Overwintering in Your Field?

🕔Feb 9, 2018Although some pests migrate to Pennsylvania in the spring, some overwinter right here in Pennsylvania. Below are descriptions of some of the insect pests in field crops that overwinter in […]

Georgia Small Grains: Time to Sidedress

🕔Feb 1, 2018We’ve been talking about herbicides in small grain, but now is time to sidedress. The most N our small grain needs 130 lbs, but 100 will do in most cases. […]

Cotton, Dairy: Policy Changes – A Bargain for the Government?

🕔Jan 15, 2018At this juncture in the debate over the next farm bill, two of the most discussed issues are what to do with commodity policy for cotton and dairy. Key considerations […]

Oklahoma Livestock: Spring-Planted Oats May Be Viable Option for Forage

🕔Jan 9, 2018Producers in central Oklahoma who do not have sufficient wheat pasture, annual ryegrass or fescue pastures may want to determine if spring-planted oats are an option. “There are currently few […]

Georgia: Small Grain, Forage Weed Control – Get It Done By Christmas

🕔Dec 8, 2017We’ve had 3/10″ of rain so far with the cold front. This is really going to help our grazing crops get going.  One thing we need to think about now is weed control. […]

Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

🕔Nov 14, 2017Consumers could see lower prices on holiday hams and turkeys this year, said Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist in College Station. Anderson said wholesale prices on whole […]

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