Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

The sun sets on the 2nd quarter of 2022 and the selling continued through to the end. It still appears that managed money continued to shift cash across the market trying to brace for possible recession in the US economy. In the outside equity markets consumer data and inflationary data…
Day 13, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

Day 13, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 13 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Combines are now on the roll in northwest and north central Kansas with the return of hot, windy weather. Mid-harvest…
R-CALF USA announces 23rd annual convention

R-CALF USA announces 23rd annual convention

R-CALF USA will host its 23rd annual convention and trade show “Code of the West,” Aug. 18-19, 2022, in Deadwood, South Dakota. The "Code of the West” convention and trade show kicks off Thursday, Aug. 18 with the trade show and registration opening at 7 a.m. Convention will open with…
Flame weeding workshop to be held Aug. 17 at ENREEC

Flame weeding workshop to be held Aug. 17 at ENREEC

Propane-fueled flame weeding is used in organic farming and interest in it is increasing among conventional producers due to increased weed resistance to herbicides and the costs of GMO crop seed. A full-day Flame Weeding Workshop will be held Aug. 17 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and…
Report: High fuel prices squeeze farms, ranches

Report: High fuel prices squeeze farms, ranches

Rising fuel prices are putting growing pressure on farmers and ranchers as they grapple with increased costs of growing food and fiber. USDA estimates show that the cost of fuel, lube and electricity is expected to increase 34% in 2022 compared to 2021. American Farm Bureau Federation economists analyze the…
AFT: Smarter Land Use Planning is Urgently Needed

AFT: Smarter Land Use Planning is Urgently Needed

Smart growth and investment in America's downtowns and main streets must occur now to secure the land that grows our food, according to American Farmland Trust. The organization Wednesday released its new report, Farms Under Threat 2040: Choosing an Abundant Future and the accompanying web mapping tool. AFT research shows…