The official NOAA mid-September outlook calls for no drought easing in affected areas of the Midwest and Plains over the next three months. DTN forecasts lean even drier with expectations for below-normal precipitation through almost all the central and eastern U.S. except for northern New England.
Marketing cattle isn't as easy as it once was and showing your accountant a green summary come tax season isn't as likely as it once was, but just because it isn't as easy doesn't mean it's not doable. Like we've discussed before, you still have your cattle, which means you still have your asset -- you just have to give that asset the right arena to perform for you.
Archer Daniels Midland filed a motion in federal court this week to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Green Plains Inc. that alleges ADM manipulated the ethanol market.
Addressing the issues with wildfire mitigation, the American Farm Bureau Federation and 13 state affiliates also are asking Congress to provide additional funds and programs to help prevent and recover from catastrophic wildfires. USDA also detailed some of the disaster aid available for farmers and livestock producers hit by the wildfires.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke Tuesday to members of the National Farmers Union, championing a bill by Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson that would require EPA to release more details about oil refiners that request small-refinery exemptions.
Keep these five tips in mind when trying out cover crops on your operation this fall.
EPA on Monday announced it will deny all pending small-refinery exemption requests for 2011-2018 and will also continue work on E15 labels.