Arkansas: 24 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Aug 27, 2022

    🕔Aug 27, 2022
    This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]

    Soybeans: Production Estimates From the 18 Leading States Aug 7, 2022

    🕔Aug 7, 2022
    Introduction This paper builds on Ibendahl’s paper from last week of estimating corn yields in the U.S. The USDA collects the crop conditions each week for both corn and soybeans […]

    Rice Harvest Begins But Rain Tosses in a Wrench Aug 2, 2022

    🕔Aug 2, 2022
    Harvest is underway in the southern states, and the good news is, the theme seems to be promising yields from early reports. However, depending on where you are, untimely rain […]

    Missouri Corn: Drought Effects on Yield Jul 23, 2022

    🕔Jul 23, 2022
    One and one quarter inch. That’s the amount of rainfall in July and August that corn plants need each week to maintain rapid growth and produce the best possible yields. […]

    Arkansas: Availability of Low-Interest Physical Loss Loans for Producers Affected by Natural Disasters Jul 3, 2022

    🕔Jul 3, 2022
    Physical loss loans can help producers repair or replace damaged or destroyed physical property essential to the success of the agricultural operation, including livestock losses. Examples of property commonly affected […]

    Missouri Wheat: Control of Fusarium Head Blight (or Scab) May 9, 2022

    🕔May 9, 2022
    Wheat in southeast Missouri is near or at flowering, which suggest that wheat in many other regions of the state is roughly 1 to 2 weeks away. Fusarium Head Blight […]

    Missouri Corn: Effects of Delayed Planting May 4, 2022

    🕔May 4, 2022
    Once again, wet soils have delayed corn planting throughout Missouri. The latest USDA/NASS information shows that 27% of intended corn acres have been planted which is half the five-year average. […]

    Missouri: Soybean Cyst Nematode – Out of Sight, Out of Mind? May 3, 2022

    🕔May 3, 2022
    Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) can substantially reduce yield, but it is not always obvious when the nematodes are present. Leonardo Da Vinci’s quote: “We know more about the movement of […]

    Climate-Friendly Rice Provides Missouri Farmer a Price Premium, New Carbon Credit Income Apr 22, 2022

    🕔Apr 22, 2022
    Steve McKaskle of McKaskle Family Farm says the best way to survive the future is to create it, and that’s why he’s on the bleeding edge of agronomic practices that fit into […]

    Rice: #Plant22 Has Begun Apr 8, 2022

    🕔Apr 8, 2022
    Rice planting is well underway in southwest Louisiana and Texas.  However, the crop is progressing slowly due to a variety of factors. “We are approximately 75 percent planted,” said Wayne Hensgen […]


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