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During COVID-19 Outbreak, Some Countries Restrict Ag Exports
4/2/2020

Wall Street Journal writers Kirk Maltais and Joe Wallace reported this week that, “Consumers are loading up on pasta, rice and bread. Farm supply lines are disrupted. Countries are restricting agricultural exports. The result: Prices of wheat and rice, two of the world’s staple grains, are rising sharply. Difficulties moving grain within countries and across borders, coupled with […]

Old-Crop Cash Flow Considerations Under COVID-19
4/1/2020

Reductions in the sales value of unpriced grain likely will be the first place where grain farms feel the impacts of COVID-19 control measures. Overall, old-crop sales likely will be reduced from expectations prior to COVID-19 concerns. Some farms will be more impacted by these concerns than other farms. Before discussing old-crop cash flows, a […]

Army Cutworm Scouting Urged in Western Nebraska Wheat and Alfalfa
3/30/2020

Army cutworms have been spotted in Kansas and Nebraska crop fields this month. This is an important time to scout for this pest, particularly in wheat and alfalfa. Of the many cutworm species in Nebraska, the army cutworm is the most damaging in western Nebraska. Economic damage from other cutworms, such as the pale western cutworm, dark-sided […]

Final Results from a Multi-state Study on Cover Crop Termination with Herbicides
3/30/2020

Cover crops can serve as a useful tool of an integrated weed management program. Our research has shown that cover crops such as cereal rye can provide good control of winter annual weeds and other troublesome species like horseweed (Figure 1), and also provide early-season suppression of summer annual weeds like waterhemp. However, proper spring […]

Federal Stimulus Includes Money for Agriculture, as Farm Suppliers Accelerate Planting Input Deliveries
3/30/2020

Wall Street Journal writers Siobhan Hughes and Natalie Andrews reported on Friday that, “President Trump signed a roughly $2 trillion stimulus package into law, hours after House lawmakers hustled back to the Capitol to pass the aggressive response to the coronavirus pandemic that has staggered the U.S. economy. “The bill is the largest relief package in U.S. history and extends aid to […]

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During COVID-19 Outbreak, Some Countries Restrict Ag Exports
4/2/2020

Wall Street Journal writers Kirk Maltais and Joe Wallace reported this week that, “Consumers are loading up on pasta, rice and bread. Farm supply lines are disrupted. Countries are restricting agricultural exports. The result: Prices of wheat and rice, two of the world’s staple grains, are rising sharply. Difficulties moving grain within countries and across borders, coupled with […]

Old-Crop Cash Flow Considerations Under COVID-19
4/1/2020

Reductions in the sales value of unpriced grain likely will be the first place where grain farms feel the impacts of COVID-19 control measures. Overall, old-crop sales likely will be reduced from expectations prior to COVID-19 concerns. Some farms will be more impacted by these concerns than other farms. Before discussing old-crop cash flows, a […]

Army Cutworm Scouting Urged in Western Nebraska Wheat and Alfalfa
3/30/2020

Army cutworms have been spotted in Kansas and Nebraska crop fields this month. This is an important time to scout for this pest, particularly in wheat and alfalfa. Of the many cutworm species in Nebraska, the army cutworm is the most damaging in western Nebraska. Economic damage from other cutworms, such as the pale western cutworm, dark-sided […]

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