Category: Ag News

Oklahoma Cash Grains for November 28, 2022

Market Wrap up with Justin Lewis for November 28, 2022

Funds Available to Protect Agricultural Land and Grasslands Across Oklahoma

Eligible Partners have until December 30, 2022, to sign up for funding. Through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s Agricultural Land Easement component (ACEP-ALE), the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) enters into agreements with eligible partners for purchasing easements that protect the agricultural use and conservation values of eligible land. This program helps farmers and ranchers …

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New Farmer-Leaders Appointed to the United Soybean Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture appoints 19 U.S. soybean farmers to serve on the United Soybean Board and reappoints 24 directors for an additional term. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the appointment of 19 new farmer-leaders to serve on the United Soybean Board (USB). In addition, 24 farmer-leaders were reappointed. Forty-six leaders and alternates …

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FARM Animal Care Version 5 industry-wide Town Hall on Thursday, Dec. 1

Join program staff and leadership Thursday, Dec. 1, as they provide a summary of the Version 5 open comment period feedback and other development updates.  This town hall is a public forum designed for engagement from all industry stakeholders including dairy farmers, veterinarians, and program participants. For more information on Version 5, visit the development …

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Finish Strong This Harvest – Submit NCYC Yield Results Today

As farmers across the country wrap up harvest, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) reminds them of one important step for many – submitting yield results for contest entries in the 2022 National Corn Yield Contest. Only days remain to complete this important task. All harvest results must be submitted by the deadline of November 30 to be …

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Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom Art and Photography Contest now Open

The 2023 Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom Art & Photography Contest is now LIVE!! Our theme this year is Oklahoma Agriculture: Our Roots Run Deep. We hope you will explore Oklahoma’s rich agricultural heritage through a variety of Ag in the Classroom lessons. Find your agricultural “roots” through family; genetics; crops; livestock; or pioneers and …

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Warmer Temps Across the State this week with Little Rain Chances

Warmer weather is headed our way this week, according to State Climatologist Gary McManus. He says,” It’s gonna get nice and warm, relatively speaking, on Tuesday, then really cold Tuesday night and Wednesday then warms up again by the weekend. It’s the classic Oklahoma temperature roller coaster, just in time for December.” McManus says this …

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Test Plots Help Ensure Better Planting and Seed Decisions

Strip trials provide insights to local hybrid and variety needs  While corn and soybean test plots don’t show the whole picture, LG Seeds agronomist Jim Rowley says they offer key insights.   “Local strip plots are important to give a farmer the opportunity to observe and to evaluate which corn hybrids and soybean varieties work …

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Farmers Urged to Plan for Volatility in 2023

At the National Association of Farm Broadcasters in Kansas City, Farm Director, KC Sheperd, had the chance to visit with Ag Economic and Policy Advisor at Farm Credit Services of America, Matt Erickson, about an outlook for 2023 as many factors continue to impact the markets. “We have had quite a 2022 year,” Erickson said. “Farmers …

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