Monthly Archives: November 2022
Monthly Archives: November 2022

Beef Cattle Numbers Still Falling. Is a Rebuild Anywhere in Sight?

New data shows beef cattle numbers are still falling. Is there a herd rebuild anywhere in sight? Gary Crawford has this report.

The Lowered Mississippi River – Transport and Export Challenges

USDA’s Chief Economist recently gave insight into some of the potential economic and trade impacts of lower water levels in parts of the Mississippi River. Rod Bain reports.

USDA and its Role in Developing Urban Agriculture

The Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production was developed as part of the 2018 Farm Bill – designed to promote food production in urban areas through various innovations and support mechanisms. Rod Bain looks at the efforts made the …

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Economist: Farm Economy Strong Heading into ’23

Commodity prices are still holding strong at the end of 2022, even through bouts of volatility. Dave Widmar is an ag economist with Agricultural Economic Insights, who says the ag economy’s strength should continue into next year. “In general, yes, …

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APHIS Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship

How does USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service address issues and studies related to antimicrobial resistance and stewardship in agriculture? Rod Bain reports.

Uncertain World Economy Causing Anxiety in Cotton Markets

An uncertain world economy is producing anxiety in cotton markets and weighing on cotton prices. Gary Crawford has more.

The Yonder Report

A water war in Southwest Utah has ranchers and Native tribes concerned about a proposed water pipeline; federal solar subsidies could help communities reliant on fossil fuel-production better transition to renewable energy; and those buying a cup of coffee could …

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Farmland Prices Holding Strong

An Iowa land sale worth more than $30,000 an acre recently made headlines and highlighted the strong demand for farmland. Paul Shadegg is the senior vice president of real estate operations for Farmers National Company. While most land sales don’t …

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Four Cooking No-No’s that Could Make for Holiday Dinner Disaster

Want to really sabotage that holiday dinner you’re preparing? Here are some simple things that could do just that. Gary Crawford has more.

Planning Ahead for 2023 SDS Protection

As growers begin looking ahead to 2023, it’s crucial to look back on where Sudden Death Syndrome appeared this year. The combination of unpredictable weather and a history of SDS infection could mean challenges ahead in future soybean crops. Zach …

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