American Bankers Association - The increase in crop and livestock prices have generated significant profits for many farmers, which some are using to buy additional land. Growing demand has driven land...
By Stephen Frerichs - The House and Senate Agriculture Committees held mark-up sessions last week on their respective versions of the farm bill. The Senate Committee passed its bill (S. 954) on a vote...
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Here is anothe perspective on the sustainability of rising farmland values from the perspective of farmers and other experts. By Mark Koba, CNBC - Jim Schriver has been farming since he graduated from...
From Federal Produce Policy - Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK) introduced H.R. 1947 that reforms and continues agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018.
Water Resources Development Act pushed by agriculture groups
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The Western Plant Health Association Summer Regulatory Conference will be held July 16-17 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento, Calif.
The Western Plant Health Association Summer Regulatory Conference will be held July 16-17 at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel in Sacramento, Calif.
Keynote speakers will include: Matt Rodriquez, Secretary, California Environmental Protection Agency; Karen Ross, Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA); and Brian Leahy, Director, California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR).
The conference is focused on environmental issues including sustainability, biotechnology, surface and groundwater quality, pollinators and invasive species, plus program updates from DPR and CDFA.
The registration cost is $250 by July 6 and $275 after that date. To register by e-mail, click this link.
WPHA will request 7.5 PCA CEUs and 8 CCA CEUs.
Click the link for the registration form.
WPHA has arranged a $139 per-night rate at the Sheraton Hotel for attendees.
Visit the WPHA website for important future updates.
DTN Closing Livestock Comments 05/23 16:17 Live and Feeder Contracts Slump Back to Recent Lows The
cattle complex closed significantly lower for the second consecutive session, pressured by long
liquidation, poor buying interest, and cash nervousness....
Live cattle futures opened slightly higher but slumped through the day, closing on the lows of the
day with losses of 45 cents to $1.02 1/2....
Lean hog futures edged lower after trading in a very narrow range just under yesterday's close.
Futures closed 10 to 42 1/2 cents lower in all but the far-deferred contracts that ended mixed....
Wheat futures held strong into the close despite a softening in the corn and soybean markets.
Chicago wheat ended 12 1/2 to 14 3/4 cents higher in the 2013 contracts, with 2014 contracts up 8
1/4 to 10 1/2 cents....
Old-crop soybeans were highly volatile today, with the July soybeans trading in a 59 1/4-cent daily
trading range. The market initially staged a strong rally, but heavy selling into the close
resulted in old-crop contracts ending just 5 1/4 to 9 cents higher....
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today published for public comment a revised Exposure Draft outlining proposed changes to the...
I have read Dick's comments and the referenced NAHB document as well as the response crafted by Marc Barlow. I believe that both Dick and Marc make cogent points in their articles. There is no doubt...
Auction Donation form to be completed to donate an Auction item(s) for either the Silent or Live Auction...
PowerPoint used for the District Update Meetings and Conference Calls held on March 18, 2013. District...
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