The One Factor That Could Make Or Break the Farm Economy Over the Next 12 Months Sep 29, 2023

    🕔Sep 29, 2023
    Ag economists’ view on the ag economy is starting to erode. The September Ag Economists’ Monthly Monitor shows lower commodity prices, concerns about demand and a negative outlook for China’s […]

    USDA World Agriculture Outlook Board Tours Mid-South Rice Industry Sep 7, 2023

    🕔Sep 7, 2023
    STUTTGART, AR – A delegation of rice experts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently toured the mid-south rice industry for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.  As […]

    Aug. 9 NALC Webinar To Discuss Essentials of Farm Labor Law For Employers and Employees Jul 28, 2023

    🕔Jul 28, 2023
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Labor costs for hired workers account for 12 percent of production expenses for all farms, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. As of April 2023, farms and […]

    California Consumes Nearly All Renewable Diesel In The U.S. Jul 24, 2023

    🕔Jul 24, 2023
    California consumes almost all renewable diesel in the United States as demand has jumped since the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard went into effect in 2011, the U.S. Energy Information […]

    Premium Support and Crop Insurance: An Analysis of the Proposed 4% Farmer-Premium Payment Cap Jul 3, 2023

    🕔Jul 3, 2023
    Subsidies for crop insurance are being debated as the farm bill begins to come into focus.  Subsidies related to premium support for farmers have raised concerns in the past. Recent […]

    Mister Mangum’s Monkey Hoax: Farming’s First Viral Prank Still Echoes Jun 1, 2023

    🕔Jun 1, 2023
    A lie repeated 1,000 times becomes truth—at least in the eyes of the gullible. Agriculture history is filled with red herrings and snake oil, but the oft-told, outrageous claim of […]

    USDA Announces Rice Production Program Details May 8, 2023

    🕔May 8, 2023
    WASHINGTON, DC –The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced details of the Rice Production Program (RPP), assistance provided to rice farmers who experienced stagnant rice prices and record-high input costs […]

    Trees For The Future: Developing Climate-Adapted Pecans Mar 27, 2023

    🕔Mar 27, 2023
    Georgia is the nation’s leading pecan-producing state — and University of Georgia researchers intend to keep it that way. Working with an international team of experts, four faculty from the […]

    USDA Confirms Farmers’ Fears: Net Farm and Net Cash Farm Income Expected to Fall This Year Feb 7, 2023

    🕔Feb 7, 2023
    Even with the rise in fertilizer and fuel prices, net farm income hit a record in 2022. Now, USDA ERS says 2023 could be a different story, forecasting net farm […]

    ‘Tis the Season to Bust the Biggest Christmas Tree Myths Dec 22, 2022

    🕔Dec 22, 2022
    From popular songs like “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” to ‘O Christmas Tree,’  the Christmas tree is the centerpiece of many Christmas celebrations. Unlike reports of a Christmas tree shortage, […]


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