Mississippi Poultry: Low Production Prices, Healthy Demand

🕔Apr 13, 2018With low feed prices and healthy demand for broilers and eggs, the Mississippi poultry industry is poised for another productive year. “Prices for feed grains have remained in line throughout […]

Arkansas: Delta Black Flies Kill Livestock, Deer, Force Nature Center Closure

🕔Apr 3, 2018Livestock producers in the Arkansas delta are working to protect their animals after a population explosion of bloodsucking black flies that is being blamed for the deaths of a bull […]

USDA Livestock Outlook: Prices Under Under Pressure – DTN

🕔Feb 27, 2018Demand for meat is going to remain firm throughout the rest of 2018, and U.S. livestock producers will continue to see favorable feed prices. But livestock producers are going to […]

Mississippi: 3 Ag Producer Advisory Meetings Scheduled for Feb.

🕔Feb 2, 2018The 2018 annual agricultural producer advisory meetings kick off in February as Mississippi State University Extension Service personnel report on current projects and listen to producer needs. Three producer advisory […]

Corn: Enogen Hybrids Used for Ethanol, Side Benefits for Cattle Feed – DTN

🕔Feb 2, 2018Enogen corn was introduced originally to aid in ethanol production. Now the specialty corn that contains increased amounts of the alpha-amylase enzyme is finding its way into cattle rations. That’s […]

Livestock: Reading The Market’s Historic Fine Print – DTN

🕔Dec 29, 2017The road from Henry C. Wallace to Sonny Perdue constitutes a long journey from one extreme destination to another, especially when marking the nearly century-long route with speed-limit signs linked […]

Mississippi’s Agriculture Remains a $7B Industry

🕔Dec 19, 2017Agriculture continues to do its part to boost Mississippi’s economy as it remains a $7 billion industry in 2017. Agricultural economists with the Mississippi State University Extension Service released year-end […]

Biodefense: Agriculture is Not Prepared for Internal or External Attacks – DTN

🕔Dec 15, 2017The U.S. is woefully unprepared to cope with outbreaks of emerging livestock or crop pathogens and pests, whether those outbreaks are caused intentionally or otherwise, experts told the Senate Agriculture […]

USDA: Farm Income Forecast – Most Row Crop Receipts Decline, But Profits Stable

🕔Nov 30, 2017After 3 consecutive years of decline, farm sector profits are forecast to be relatively stable in 2017. Net farm income, a broader measure of profits, is forecast to increase $1.7 […]

Ag Trade: Reviewing the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

🕔Nov 16, 2017While overshadowed by concerns about North Korea, trade discussions loomed large in President Trump’s recent trip to Asia. Earlier statements from the Administration have raised concerns about the bilateral free […]

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