Texas: High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer Available Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has released an updated 2020 High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer budgeting tool just in time to help Texas High Plains producers plan for the new year, said Justin […]

Trade Aid: Where Have Program Payments Been Concentrated? Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019
As of December 3, 2019, USDA reported $10.33 billion in Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments for 2019, with payments being made in three tranches of 50% in August, 25% in […]

Arkansas: As Difficult Harvest Draws to a Close, Economists Look on Bright Side Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019
From soybeans to rice, corn to peanuts, 2019 has been a challenging year for many, if not most, Arkansas growers. Continuous intermittent rains postponed winter fieldwork or outright made it […]

Texas Corn, Sorghum: Soil Management Considerations for Pre-Emergence Herbicides Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019
Many farmers across Texas will be thinking about planting corn in just a couple of months, and sorghum shortly after that. Managing soil for good seed-soil contact and for fertilizer […]

Farm Bill: 2019-23 Enrollment Periods for ARC, PLC Programs Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019
The 2018 Farm Bill, officially known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, provides safety net support programs for agricultural producers throughout the United States. These programs include the Agriculture […]

Yield Updating Decisions Under the 2018 Farm Bill Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
Landowners will have a one-time yield updating decision under the 2018 Farm Bill: 1) keep the current Price Loss Coverage (PLC) yield that is assigned to a crop on a […]

Ag Trade Outlook – U.S. Export Forecast Increased for 2020 Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019
On Monday, the USDA released its Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade, a quarterly report from the Department’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and Economic Research Service (ERS).  Today’s update includes highlights […]

Feed Outlook: Another Reduction in Projected U.S. Corn Crop Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
The NASS Crop Production report lowered yield for the 2019/20 corn crop by 1.4 bushels per acre, resulting in a 118.3-million-bushel cut in production to 13,661 million bushels, and supplies […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Quality, Quantities Exceeding Expectations Nov 20, 2019

🕔Nov 20, 2019
Pecan quality and quantities are exceeding early expectations, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, said the early pecan crop estimate was for […]

Trade Aid: USDA Issues 2nd Round of Payments Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation […]

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