Texas: Grain-Grading Workshops, Amarillo, May 1, 2

🕔Mar 19, 2018Two grain-grading workshops hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service — one May 1 and one May 2 — will be held in Amarillo. DeDe Jones, Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Crop Insurance: Premium Subsidy and Insured U.S. Acres

🕔Mar 16, 2018Cost of Federal Crop Insurance is an on-going farm policy issue. President Trump proposed several changes to reduce its cost in his Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The changes include reducing […]

Texas Field Reports: Good Domestic, Export Demands for Beef Continue

🕔Mar 13, 2018Continued good export and domestic demands for beef has 2018 off to a good start for producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife […]

Texas Grain Sorghum: Hybrid Tolerance to Sugarcane Aphid Shows Dramatic Results

🕔Mar 12, 2018This is an edited version of a report first prepared for Texas Grain Sorghum Association’s “Sorghum Insider” (see other TGSA sorghum tips here)  Here we share results of different assessments of […]

Arkansas: Retaliatory Tariffs on Ag Could Mean a $383M Economic Hit

🕔Mar 8, 2018If trade partners inflict a 25 percent retaliatory tariff on U.S. soy, rice, corn, and grain sorghum, Arkansas could take a $383 million hit in overall value-added to its economy, […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: U.S. Corn Demand Raised

🕔Mar 8, 2018This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for larger exports and increased corn used to produce ethanol. Corn used to produce ethanol is raised 50 million bushels to 5.575 billion […]

Texas Field Reports: Dry Conditions Continue to Hamper Wheat Progress

🕔Mar 6, 2018As wheat comes out of dormancy across much of the state, the crop is suffering and expected to see reduced yields, even if some timely rains do fall, according to […]

Arkansas Sorghum: Managing Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Mar 6, 2018Arkansas grain sorghum acreage has varied dramatically over the last few years due to grain prices and more recently due to the threat of sugarcane aphid. In 2017, Arkansas producers […]

Cotton & Sorghum: Transform WG Insecticide Gets Section 18 in Some States

🕔Mar 2, 2018Section 18 emergency use exemptions from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for Transform WG insecticide is welcome news to cotton and sorghum growers.   States receiving a Section 18 emergency […]

Texas Field Reports: Recent Rains Help Planting Conditions, Drought Persists in Some Areas

🕔Feb 27, 2018Recent rainfall has set up much of the state for spring crop planting, but other areas continue to experience drought, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Cotton planting […]

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