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U.S. farmers are expected to produce a record-high soybean crop this year, according to the Crop Production report issued today by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Up 4 percent from 2017, soybean production is forecast at record high 4.59 billion bushels, while corn growers are expected to decrease their production slightly from last year, forecast at 14.6 billion bushels.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated 89.6 million acres of soybeans planted in the United States for 2018, down 1 percent from last year, according to the Acreage report released today. Corn area planted is estimated at 89.1 million acres, down 1 percent from last year.
As of June 1, there were 73.5 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 3 percent from June 2017, and up 1 percent from March 1, 2018, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the window is closing on the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. To date, NASS has received more than 1.5 million completed questionnaires. But the national return rate is currently lower than at this point in the 2012 Census. NASS is encouraging U.S. producers who have not returned their completed Census questionnaires to do so as soon as possible to avoid phone and in-person follow-up.
As of March 1, there were 72.9 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 3 percent from March 2017, but down 1 percent from December 1, 2017, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
Producers surveyed across the United States intend to plant an estimated 89.0 million acres of soybeans in 2018, down 1 percent from last year, according to the Prospective Plantings report released today by the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announces the annual USDA Data Users’ Meeting. The meeting is free of charge and open to anyone interested in learning about recent and pending changes in various data and information programs important to agriculture. USDA and partner agencies will seek comments and input on these programs.
Across the Midwest, a lack of extreme heat helped boost the nation’s corn yield to its highest level on record – slightly above 2016. The nation’s soybean yield was down 6 percent from 2016, but production reached a record level due to record high acreage, according to the Crop Production 2017 Summary released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) inducted two outstanding former employees whose work and contributions to NASS and to agricultural statistics continue to have impact. The NASS Hall of Fame honors individuals who have made lasting contributions to the quality of the information NASS collects and the service NASS provides.
As of December 1, there were 73.2 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 2 percent from December 2016, but down slightly from September 1, 2017, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
GB new-season lamb (NSL) prices are expected to drop back as demand from the Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha falls away. Lamb prices took a dip in the week ending 18 August as throughputs in GB hit their highest level since September 2017 off the back of the celebration. See also: Young sheep farmers share tips […]
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The police must prioritise tackling hare coursing and do everything possible to stop the “sinister tactics, threats and intimidation” from offenders, says the CLA. In a letter sent to police chief constables and police and crime commissioners across the east of England, the CLA has urged officers to commit resources to combating the illegal sport […]
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A Worcestershire farmer died after she was headbutted into the air by a cow, an inquest was told. Patricia Ann Ganderton suffered fatal injuries when she landed, hitting her head on a concrete floor after being tossed 1m high. See also: Tips on designing races and handling cattle Known as Annie, the 64-year-old died on […]
Throughout the harvest season we are updating our handy map with the latest data from 2018’s AHDB winter wheat Recommended List harvest results. Use the map below to find the five highest-yielding winter wheat varieties at your nearest trials site. See also: This year’s 5 top-yielding winter barley varieties See also: This year’s 5 top-yielding […]
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Rain is frustrating attempts to get remaining crops into store, particularly in the North where harvest is becoming drawn out, fuelling concerns over declining quality in standing wheat crops. In addition, the warm, damp weather is starting to affect spring barley, with some crops now sprouting in the ear. Kent In the South East, intakes […]
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The summer is a time when many people visit the countryside for a holiday, but many drivers are not accustomed to farm machinery or slow-moving vehicles on rural roads. This harvest has already seen a number of serious and sometimes fatal accidents involving tractors on our roads. The Highway Code asks slow-moving vehicles to pull […]
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The Arla milk price for September will remain unchanged as the industry waits to see the final impact of the drought on European milk volumes. Arla’s standard manufacturing litre with a constituent content of 4.2% butterfat and 3.4% protein will remain at 31.38p/litre through next month. See also: Drought impact a major concern for winter milk […]
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