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 […]

Rice Consumption Spikes During Ramadan Holy Month Traditions

🕔Apr 24, 2018Per capita rice consumption in Jordan is high and traditionally increases during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which starts this year on May 15.  Rice consumption in the Muslim […]

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 […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Cool, Wet Conditions Delay Planting, Crop Growth

🕔Apr 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 22, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Jason Holmes, Union Parish “Ryegrass harvest for high moisture haylage is in […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Makes Good Progress Where Not Stalled by Rain

🕔Apr 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 22, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Clay Gibson, Chicot County “Recent excessive rains led to major delays in […]

World Rough Rice Prices Increase

🕔Apr 18, 2018The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […]

Texas Field Reports: Hay Producers Should Hold Fertilizer Until Temps Rise

🕔Apr 17, 2018Warm-season grasses are breaking dormancy but not actively growing yet in many parts of the state, so producers should hold the fertilizer, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.  […]

Arkansas Rice: Northeast Planting Steams Ahead, Elsewhere Sputtering Along

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress What a long strange trip it is once again.  When we get to a normal year, someone let me know – I’d like to see that.  Last week’s […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Picks Up; Cold, Wet Conditions Still a Concern

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Darin Henderson, Madison County “Unusually cold temperatures remained in the area for […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Dampen Planting Progress

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Frequent cold fronts bringing rain every 4-6 […]

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