Arkansas Cotton: Rain Eclipses Record Potential Dec 22, 2020

🕔Dec 22, 2020
Arkansas’ cotton crop got off to a slow, cool and wet start, endured a pandemic and the remains of two hurricanes, hinted at record yields and inexplicably ended the season […]

Arkansas: Most Crops Fare Surprisingly Well in 2020 Dec 21, 2020

🕔Dec 21, 2020
2020 has been an extraordinary year, by almost any measure. And although the past 12 months have been filled with many challenges and setbacks, some sectors of the economy — […]

Soybeans Rally, Head to Strong Finish Nov 13, 2020

🕔Nov 13, 2020
What a difference a week makes. Or a half hour. Even before the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service published its weekly Crop Progress and Condition report, Jeremy […]

CFAP2 Producer Webinar – Sept. 24 Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency is offering a webinar on Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 on Thursday, September 24 at 2:00 PM Central. Learn about expanded eligibility for certain commodities (such as rice, peanuts […]

Ag Trade: China Purchases High Volumes of U.S. soybeans; Sales Up 20% Over Last Year Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
In a year that has otherwise been a tough slog for soybean producers and other farmers in the United States, a silver lining emerged this week: China, the world’s largest […]

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Deadline Extended to Sept. 11 Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
Farmers have more time to apply for aid under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program after the U.S. Department of Agriculture extended the deadline to Sept. 11. The original program application […]

Arkansas: Rice Acreage May Cushion COVID’s Economic Impacts Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
Growing rice may provide some insulation from the economic impacts of COVID-19 for Arkansas farms, but cotton growers are likely to be harder hit through 2023, according to a model […]

Arkansas: State’s COVID Aid for Ag Exceeds $86Mln Jul 17, 2020

🕔Jul 17, 2020
Arkansas farmers and ranchers have received more than $86 million in Coronavirus Food Assistance Program direct payments as of Monday, according to a report released Monday. The payments are designed […]

Rice: Look For Price Softening Jul 5, 2020

🕔Jul 5, 2020
USDA released its much-anticipated June acreage report, and the results weren’t too surprising, with U.S. long-grain acres increasing 414,000 or 23% from last year. All the major rice-producing states increased […]

Arkansas: Corn, Cotton Acreage Fall; Soybeans, Rice Make Gains Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
A global health crisis and its attendant economic impacts, unusually wet weather and an ongoing trade dispute with China had a discouraging effect on Arkansas growers’ acreage decisions for some […]

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