Weekly Market Report: 11/17/17

November 21, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek The cattle on feed report released today was bearish with year-over-year increases in cattle on feed, placements, and marketings. Inventories are growing and prices have fallen. Recently, a producer asked me if […]

Cover Crops

November 21, 2017 0
By Everett Brazil, III Jeff Dill gazes across a field bordering the Texas state line northwest of Hollis, Okla. A new wheat crop breaks through the ground amid a sea of decomposing plants, a combination […]

Weekly Market Report: 11/10/17

November 13, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek The November WASDE report surprised corn traders with higher yields. USDA is expecting a corn yield of 172.41 bu./acre. Soybean yields remain unchanged at 49.5 bu./acre. Futures recovered some on Friday allowing […]

Johne’s Disease in Small Ruminants

November 7, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth Most small ruminant producers realize that the number one health problem in sheep and goats is gastrointestinal parasites (GIP) or what is commonly referred to as “worms.” Producers have several tools such […]

Weekly Market Report: 11/3/17

November 6, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek Feeder cattle futures continue to show strength moving above $160/cwt. for the first time in over a year. Good beef demand and strong prices for 600+ pound calves have given the fuel […]

Water Conservation

November 6, 2017 0
Proving Conservation Practices Improve Water Quality By Jeri Fleming Conservation practices are implemented on thousands of acres of land each year to help improve soil health and reduce erosion, reduce runoff of pollutants, provide sustainable […]

Weekly Market Report: 10/20/17

October 24, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek The October Cattle on Feed Report offered another surprise to cattle markets with larger than expected placements. Compared to a year ago, placements in feedlots increased 13 percent to 2.15 million head. […]

Cotton and the 2018 Farm Bill

October 17, 2017 0
By Everett Brazil, III United States cotton producers were dealt a big hit under the 2014 Farm Bill, when cotton was eliminated as a Title 1 Crop due to a World Trade Organization lawsuit. However, […]

Weekly Market Report: 10/13/17

October 16, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek The October WASDE report contained some surprising information. Most notably was a reduction in the estimated yield for soybeans of 0.4 bushels. That may not sound substantial, but new crop plantings increased […]

Farm to Food Bank

October 16, 2017 0
Feeding our Soil & our Neighbors By Sarah Blaney On a hot, humid August morning, nine volunteers gathered at a four and one-half acre field in Dewey County, Okla. The volunteers picked Lebanese squash, lemon […]
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