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As I am writing, soybeans have hit 2013 pricing, corn and wheat are over $7, and there are drought conditions for the summer. Second crop corn in Brazil is under pressure from heat and drought during pollination, threatening bushels. World demand is still high, and world stocks are low. Everything the world needs has some …

QUEENSLAND farm advocacy group AgForce has questioned the Australia Institute’s credibility after its latest report on climate highlighted emissions caused by livestock had declined 25.4 percent between 1990 and 2019, yet claimed, “any reduction in these emissions is likely to revert to previous levels” as drought conditions ease. In its report, “Banking on Australia’s Emissions: …

Southeast Arkansas students, ages 14-17, have until June 4 to apply for Anitrak Camp, a two-week summer residential veterinary and animal science career enrichment program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The camp is set for July 6-19 and hosted by the UAPB Department of Agriculture, according to a news release. In addition …

COMING UP ON AGWEEK TV LAWMAKERS TURN UP THE HEAT ON A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION ON PACKER CONCENTRATION TO PROTECT PRODUCERS AND CONSUMERS. PALMER AMARANTH IS SLIPPING THROUGH STATE INSPECTION CRACKS AND CREATING HEADACHES FOR PRODUCERS. Katie Pinke: IN THE HEART OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, FRIENDS SARAH WATSON AND TERRI TRICKLE BOUGHT THE FORMER DISTRICT 166 …

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – The Franklin County Agricultural Fair won’t be happening this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. “This was not an easy decision but was made out of an abundance of caution due to the uncertainty associated with the present and anticipated lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic,” officials said in a statement …

The California citrus industry has a message for road trippers traveling this Memorial Day weekend: Don’t give grandma (or anyone else for that matter) your homegrown fruit. The transport of backyard oranges, lemons, grapefruits and kumquats is illegal in most of Southern California, which is under a citrus fruit and plant quarantine. That’s because movement …

NEW YORK, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Growing demand for tractors, brush cutters, water pumps, and lawn mowers for agriculture and horticulture is lending impetus to the growth of the South Asia agriculture equipment market. The agriculture sector has seen significant growth in the past few years, and the same is expected over the coming …

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s quarterly agricultural trade forecast projects fiscal year 2021 U.S. farm exports at $164 billion – the highest total on record. This represents an increase of $28 billion, or 21%, from last fiscal year’s total, and a $7-billion increase from USDA’s previous FY 2021 forecast published in February. The annual export record …

Court Cancels Ethanol Exemptions and American Rescue Plan Notficiations From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update. **With California farmers plowing under crops and removing trees due to water shortages, irrigation districts are trying to find supplemental supplies. Districts on the west side of the Central Valley face the prospect of …

In California’s San Joaquin Valley, the farming town of Corcoran has a multimillion-dollar problem. It is almost impossible to see, yet so vast it takes NASA scientists using satellite technology to fully grasp. Corcoran is sinking. Over the past 14 years, the town has sunk as much as 11.5 feet in some places — enough …