Tariff Aid: What’s the Impact on U.S. Soybean, Sorghum, and Corn Farmers?

🕔Dec 28, 2018The second quarter 2018 issue of Choices focused on the current trade war between the United States and China. The authors of this theme explained the state of the conflict […]

Fertilizer: Researchers Aim to Reduce Nitrogen Use

🕔Dec 26, 2018Synthetic nitrogen fertilizer is lauded as one of the biggest agricultural breakthroughs of the 20th century, sparking a boom in food production that supported a global population that grew from […]

Mississippi: Ag Industry Holds Steady Despite Lower Row Crop Values

🕔Dec 18, 2018Agriculture was a $7.7 billion industry in Mississippi this year, exceeding the total set in 2017 despite declines in the estimated value of row crops, timber, catfish and livestock. The […]

Arkansas Corn: Ties 4th Highest Yield Despite Cool, Wet Start; Sorghum Hits Average

🕔Dec 14, 2018After a slow start because of weather, Arkansas’ corn crop tied its fourth-highest state average yield and grain sorghum crop yields are within the normal average range for recent years, […]

Ag Trade: How Were U.S. Exports in 2018?

🕔Dec 11, 2018Last week, USDA released U.S. agricultural export data that spanned the first ten months of 2018. Although the overall value of exports was higher for this time period compared to […]

Ag Economy: What Does 2018 Farm Income Forecast Look Like as of Nov.

🕔Dec 4, 2018The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) indicated on Friday that, “Net farm income, a broad measure of profits, is forecast to decrease $9.1 billion (12.1 percent) from 2017 to $66.3 billion […]

Texas: Preparing for Spring Planting, CEU ‘Shootout’ Program, Leming, Dec. 18

🕔Dec 4, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Atascosa County, in collaboration with the Atascosa Cattlemen’s Association, will present the Preparing for Next Spring on the Farm and Ranch and CEU […]

Trade Aid: Deadline for Signup Is Jan. 15

🕔Nov 28, 2018The Market Facilitation Program (MFP) provides partial compensation to farmers and share-rent landowners for losses occurring because of trade disputes. This program is administered by the Farm Service Agency (FSA) […]

Texas Field Reports: Peanut Production Acreage Down 43% from 2017

🕔Nov 27, 2018Fewer planted acres, summer drought and late-season rains caused a significant drop in peanut production around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Emi Kimura, […]

Trade War – Ag Market Disruptions Persist

🕔Nov 26, 2018As policy observers anticipate a meeting later this month between President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires, recent news items continue to […]

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