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 […]

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 […]

USDA Crop Progress: Corn Planting Rockets Ahead – DTN

🕔May 15, 2018Farmers continued to put the pedal to the metal last week, pushing planting progress ahead another 23 percentage points and nearly catching up to the five-year average pace, according to […]

Crop Insurance: Premium Subsidy and Insured U.S. Acres – Impact by Crop

🕔May 15, 2018Cost of Federal Crop Insurance is an on-going farm policy issue. In his Fiscal Year 2019 budget, President Trump proposed a 14 percentage point reduction in the insurance program subsidy. […]

ARC and PLC: Comparing Payments, 2014-16 Crops

🕔May 11, 2018Payments by ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage – County) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage) are examined for 22 program commodities using FSA (Farm Service Agency) reported payments for the 2014-16 crops. […]

USDA Crop Progress: Planting Jumped Ahead with Improved Weather – DTN

🕔May 9, 2018Corn planting progress jumped a whopping 22 percentage points last week and narrowed the gap between this year’s progress and the five-year average pace, according to the USDA National Ag […]

Texas Field Reports: Lack of Rain, Low Temps Hinder Warm-Season Crops

🕔May 2, 2018State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said the current weather situation around the state reflects a lack of rain hindering some areas and lower-than-normal temperatures hindering others. The Panhandle, gripped in […]

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 […]

Texas Field Reports: Grape Expectations Ripe for 2018

🕔Apr 24, 2018According to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts, vineyard owners and wineries in Texas have reason to be in good spirits this spring — in spite of some challenges in […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Nearly Finished, Turning to Cotton, Peanuts

🕔Apr 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 22, 2018. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Transplanting of tobacco has been slow due to high wind conditions and cool […]

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