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  • USDA farm loans top 6 billion
    by Larry Lee on January 23, 2018 at 2:12 am

    The USDA’s Farm Service Agency issued it’s second-highest ever amount of farm loans in 2017.  The agency issued a statement over the weekend saying their loan programs pumped six billion dollars into a diverse group of American farm operations. Three-point-five billion of that was allocated for farm ownership loans.  Another 2-point-5 billion went to operating loans. Acting Deputy Undersecretary Dr. Robert Johansson says FSA credit impacted 120-thousand family farmers either directly or through guaranteed loans through commercial lenders. Continue reading USDA farm loans top 6 billion at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Yield winner nears 100-bushel soybeans
    by Sydney Kaiser on January 23, 2018 at 12:42 am

    Tom Steever spoke to Brad Gillum, Northeast Missouri soybean grower, who grew 98-bushel soybeans for top honors in the Missouri Soybean Yield Contest non-irrigated category. Anticipating heavy insect pressure, Gillum applied insecticide multiple times on his Stine Libertylink beans. To find out more, visit Brought to you by Missouri’s soybean farmers and their checkoff.   Continue reading Yield winner nears 100-bushel soybeans at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • California dairy groups petition for milk price increase
    by Larry Lee on January 22, 2018 at 10:58 pm

    Milk producers in California are asking their state to raise milk prices.  The Western United Dairymen and the California Dairy Campaign jointly petitioned the Department of Food and Agriculture for an emergency hearing to request 35-cents per hundredweight over the California milk marketing order’s overbase price. The groups say the January price of $13.29 is 12% below 4th quarter prices of 2017, and far below their estimated $18.00 per hundredweight cost of production. Continue reading California dairy groups petition for milk price increase at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Don’t swing for the fences marketing grain this year
    by Mark Dorenkamp on January 22, 2018 at 10:39 pm

    An extension economist is coaching crop farmers to simply get on base and not swing for the fences with their marketing strategies this year. Dr. Jason Johnson with Texas A&M University says a good game plan starts with a break-even in mind. “We’re looking at some prices now that may very well require a leap of faith because the prices are above break-evens.  If that’s the case, then you either have to take that leap of faith or start looking at some alternative crops and options.” Like scouting an opponent, Johnson tells Brownfield producers need to look for seasonal trends and tendencies. Continue reading Don’t swing for the fences marketing grain this year at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

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