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 […]

Wheat, Drought And Markets – Time To Push The Panic Button On HRW? – DTN

🕔Mar 15, 2018Wheat futures have rallied lately, ostensibly driven by drought conditions in the Southern Plains of the United States. Sure enough, it’s the KC wheat contracts representing hard red winter wheat […]

Moving Grain: Mid-Mississippi River Open for Shipping

🕔Mar 15, 2018NGFA Announces the Opening of the Mid-Mississippi River On March 9, 2018, the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) announced the opening of the Mid-Mississippi River. According to NGFA trade […]

Texas Wheat: Does an Early Fungicide Application Pay?

🕔Mar 15, 2018Despite the wet, dreary weather some parts of the state have experienced over the past few weeks, rust levels appear to be low at this time for most of the […]

Georgia Wheat: Researchers Use Dual-Use System to Boost State’s Crop

🕔Mar 15, 2018Wheat prices are down, and wheat acreage in Georgia is dropping. To boost the state’s wheat industry and help producers get more out of their crop, University of Georgia Cooperative […]

Wheat Waiting On Rain: “The Southern Plains Drought Is Intense” – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018Justin Knopf’s farm in central Kansas went 120 days without a drop of moisture this winter. Now his winter wheat crop is waking up, looking for water, and finding little […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Little Disease Activity, but Keep Watch for Rust Development

🕔Mar 14, 2018I spent Monday (March 12) looking at wheat around Stillwater and found no foliar diseases. Gary Strickland (Extension Educator; Jackson County) indicated the same for southwestern OK. He indicated wheat […]

Ag Economy: Farmers Still Caught in Economic Squeeze

🕔Mar 13, 2018A news release last week from the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri indicated that, “The latest analysis of national and global agricultural trends from […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Limited Pasture Run by Cattle Expected

🕔Mar 13, 2018Strong feedlot demand has kept prices for stocker and feeder cattle firm throughout the winter, with many stocker cattle that in a typical year would still be on wheat pasture […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Producers Facing Tough Call on Nitrogen Application

🕔Mar 13, 2018Even after recent rains, Oklahoma wheat producers managing their crops for yield and grain quality are facing tough decisions about if, when and how much to fertilize at this critical […]

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