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 […]

NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN

🕔Nov 10, 2017House Agriculture Committee leaders and a group of prominent farm lobbyists on Tuesday called on the Trump administration not to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and to […]

Kansas: Community Backlash Has Tyson Foods $320Mln Poultry Complex in the Air

🕔Nov 1, 2017Recent news that Tyson Foods, Inc., is interested in building a $320 million poultry complex in Kansas is bringing a range of reactions from community members where the plant might […]

Livestock Market: China’s Meat and Poultry Import Forecast, 2018

🕔Oct 16, 2017On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)  released its biannual “Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade” report.  Published in April and October, the report is “designed to give […]

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