Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Production Costs in 2019

🕔Mar 8, 2019Soybean market prices for the 2019-2020 marketing year are projected to be below the breakeven price when land costs are included. Because of this, producers will need to minimize production […]

Illinois Crop Returns: How Will Corn Fare vs. Soybeans in 2019?

🕔Feb 20, 2019Attention is beginning to focus on planting decisions of farmers in 2019, with some speculation that acres will shift from soybeans to corn.  Even given declines in expected soybean prices, […]

Virginia Cotton: Make Your Budget More Efficient

🕔Feb 19, 2019A pretty wet week will give us more time for paper work.  When I think about budgets, I also think about ways of reducing costs.  So as we move forward […]

Arkansas Growers’ Biggest Concern for 2019? Money.

🕔Feb 8, 2019Informal surveys of Arkansas growers’ top concerns at the beginning of each planting season typically yield a variety of answers, from the best use of available acreage to marketing strategies […]

Ag Economy Outlook – Perspectives From Illinois, Indiana, Iowa Extensions

🕔Jan 25, 2019Recent updates from Purdue University, the University of Illinois, and Iowa State University provide a snapshot of variables impacting the U.S. agricultural economy in 2019.  Today’s update looks briefly at key points from each […]

Mississippi: Efficient Fertilizer Use Brings Crop Dividends

🕔Jan 23, 2019Farms profit margins vary as input costs rise and market prices fluctuate, making every expense significant. Profit margins, input costs and returns on investment were addressed at the 2018 Row […]

Nebraska Crop Production Budgets for 2019

🕔Nov 20, 2018The Nebraska Crop Production Budgets have been revised and updated for 2019 with 78 budgets covering 15 crops. Also included is information on crop budgeting procedures, machinery operation and ownership […]

Corn, Soybeans: Fertilizer Prices Higher for 2019 Crops

🕔Sep 26, 2018August and September fertilizer prices confirm expectations of rising fertilizer costs for 2019.  So far, anhydrous ammonia prices are close to $80 per ton higher for 2019 production as compared […]

Ag Economy: FAPRI – U.S. Net Farm Income Projected to Decline

🕔Sep 20, 2018On Tuesday, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri released its Baseline Update for U.S. Farm Income and the Farm Balance Sheet.  Today’s update includes […]

Georgia Pecans: Scab and the Cost of Production in 2018

🕔Aug 29, 2018If nothing else, 2018 has been a wet year. As far as nut scab is concerned, the frequency of rainfall really starts to matter in June and its importance continues […]

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