Tariff Conflict and Other Factors Affecting Farm Production Values

🕔Oct 17, 2018This article takes a step back from the headline of tariffs and agriculture to address a broader question, “How have estimates of the value of production changed since advent of […]

Texas Field Reports: Tough Year for Grain Growers

🕔Oct 16, 2018Texas grain producers faced a difficult 2018 as natural and market forces aligned against them, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Drought conditions and high temperatures hurt production […]

Texas West Plains Cotton, Sorghum: Impacts from Monday’s Freeze

🕔Oct 16, 2018We experienced 31 degrees F for 2 hours, and 32 degrees F for 5 hours early on Monday morning here in the Levelland area. These temps were accompanied by an […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Lower Corn Production, Increased Exports, Higher Ending Stocks

🕔Oct 11, 2018This month’s 2018/19 U.S. corn outlook is for lower production, increased exports, reduced feed and residual use and larger ending stocks. Corn production is forecast at 14.778 billion bushels, down […]

Texas Field Reports: Cattle Prices Rise Amid Improving Hay, Forage Conditions

🕔Oct 10, 2018Cattle prices have been rising following widespread rains and improved winter grazing prospects, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife Extension livestock marketing economist, College Station, […]

Georgia Sorghum: Crop Heading – Scout for Midge

🕔Oct 5, 2018Grain sorghum planted after watermelons are looking great. These are 15 inch rows with two different plantings because of rain. It’s starting to head out now, but is very early […]

PLC Payment Rates for 2017 Feed Grains, Oilseeds

🕔Oct 3, 2018The USDA has published Price Loss Coverage (PLC) farm program payment rates for the 2017 crop year for all covered commodities with the exception of long and medium-grain rice. See […]

South Dakota: Palmer Amaranth – A Growing Concern

🕔Oct 3, 2018Although Palmer Amaranth can be found in South Dakota, it is currently not wide spread. If South Dakota producers and agronomists are vigilant, it may be possible to limit the […]

Texas Field Reports: Cotton Challenged by Drought, Late Summer Rains

🕔Oct 2, 2018Drought and untimely late-summer rains likely will mean a subpar 2018 growing season for many Texas cotton producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Gaylon Morgan, […]

Corn, Sorghum, Soybeans: USDA Announces 2017 PLC Payment Rates

🕔Sep 28, 2018The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced today the 2017 Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payment rates for corn, grain sorghum and soybeans. The Agricultural Act of 2014 (aka 2014 Farm […]

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