Texas Plains Cotton: Hale County – 2018 Top U.S. Producer

🕔May 17, 2019You could say that 2018 was the year of “what might have been” when it comes to Texas High Plains production, as early-season drought and other adverse weather conditions impacted […]

Ag Trade Aid II: $15 Billion More for Farmers? – DTN

🕔May 15, 2019Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman John Hoeven, R-N.D., said Tuesday he hopes that within “a week or so” the Trump administration will announce a program of trade aid to farmers […]

Cleveland on Cotton: O.A. is on the Warpath – 3 Decades of Grower Acceptance, Lack of Promotion

🕔May 10, 2019The weakening demand fears related to the U.S.-China tariff dispute as well as the resurgence in the world demand for Brazilian cotton led the New York ICE contract lower all […]

California Almonds: Another Record-Breaking Crop Predicted

🕔May 10, 2019For the second year in a row, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is predicting a record California almond crop for the upcoming production year. According to the NASS […]

Rice: Export Marketing Summit Offers Assistance to Farmers

🕔May 8, 2019Agriculture Trade Promotion (ATP) experts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture met with Arkansas producers and millers last week to talk about foreign sales of their products and discuss cost-share […]

USDA Advances Ill-Advised Plan to Relocate Research Divisions

🕔May 6, 2019The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement last week of its short list of finalists to host the Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) underscores […]

USDA Wants a New Home – 35 States Step Up – Top 4 Picked

🕔May 6, 2019USDA is looking for a new home. And there’s no shortage of contenders. Thirty-five states have stepped up with invitations to the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute […]

Peanuts: Tracking Down the Ancestral Roots in South America

🕔May 2, 2019Improved pest resistance and drought tolerance are among potential benefits of an international effort in which Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and their collaborators have produced the clearest picture yet […]

Watershed Monitoring: USDA Has $2Mln Available for Farmers in 6 States

🕔Apr 18, 2019USDA is making $2 million available this year to farmers in specific watersheds across Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, and Washington. NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to farmers […]

USDA Weekly Crop Progress – April 14 Report – DTN

🕔Apr 16, 2019U.S. corn planting slipped behind the five-year average pace and spring wheat planting fell further behind average last week, according to USDA NASS’ weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. For […]

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