2021 is the first year in which producers will be able to choose ARC or PLC on an annual basis. Today, a tool that will help producers with the fast-approaching decision. [Read more…] about High Plains Ag Week 3/8/2021 – The ARC/PLC Choice
March 15 is the deadline for many crop insurance decisions. That means the time has come for producers of grazed wheat to make the decision; will gain or grain be the more profitable enterprise in 2021?
Today I’m continuing my series on the state of commodity markets for several Texas High Plains commodities (as long as the power stays on). Today we wrap up the portion on crops with the state of the cotton market. The long and short is that cotton is doing as well as the rest of the crop complex, price-wise. You can see a similar post for the wheat, corn, and sorghum markets in my last two posts. Next week I’ll wrap up this series with a post on the state of the cattle market.
Today I’m continuing my series on the state of commodity markets for several Texas High Plains commodities. We continue the series today with the corn and sorghum markets. No surprise to those who keep up with agricultural markets; sorghum is a star at the moment. You can see a similar post for the wheat market in last week’s post. Over the rest of February I’ll also cover the markets for cotton and cattle.
Today I’m beginning a series on the state of commodity markets for several Texas High Plains commodities. We’ll kick off the series today with winter wheat. Over the month of February I’ll also cover the markets for corn, sorghum, cotton, and cattle.
It’s that time of year again. We’ve updated the District 1 AgriLife budgets to incorporate 2021 crop year projections. Take a look at some of the changes we can expect in the coming year.
If you’re reading this it means we made it! December 2020 was a wild ride in most agricultural markets. I’m not sure we should be surprised given the rest of 2020. I’ll dive in to several topics today including some information on crop prices, livestock prices, the weather outlook, and policy reminders. Remember to contact me if you have thoughts, suggestions, or questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Today, we revisit our five most popular blog posts of 2020. [Read more…] about High Plains Ag Week 12/7/2020
FSA is opening Conservation Reserve Program sign up. [Read more…] about High Plains Ag Week 11/30/2020
The lingering effects of the coronavirus pandemic led USDA to approve the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP2). Today we cover registration and payment calculations for CFAP2. [Read more…] about High Plains Ag Week 9/21/2020