Missouri farmers have had a tough time harvesting their wheat crop, and now disease is making it hard or even impossible to sell, says Pat Westhoff, director of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri.
Severe storms and excessive rainfall that resulted in the Red River flooding during the spring and summer caused an estimated $7 million damage to agriculture in northwest Louisiana, but that number will likely go higher at harvest, said LSU AgCenter economist Kurt Guidry....More
Climate Corp.'s Climate Basic and Climate Pro promise to help farmers improve their efficiency by helping them schedule work on widespread fields without having to drive to each one to inspect it for suitability for field work....More
After an excessively wet spring that hindered planting of crops and ongoing weakness in grain prices worldwide, agricultural bankers reported a continued drop in farm income during the second quarter of 2015. Meanwhile, the average value of quality farmland remained steady during the second quarter after dropping sharply the first quarter....More