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Brooks Schaffer Market Report for Tuesday July 16

Brooks Schaffer Market Report for Tuesday July 16

Brooks SchafferJul 16, 2024

This is the Market Report with Brooks Schaffer of Palmetto Grain. Reach him at [email protected] or 843-540-4540. We got USDA’s…

Spotty Rains Welcomed over Weekend, but More is Needed

Spotty Rains Welcomed over Weekend, but More is Needed

Mike DavisJul 16, 2024

Hit or miss rains spread across the Carolinas this past weekend. I’m talking with North Carolina Assistant Climatologist Corey Davis.…

SC Commissioner Weathers: Entire State Now Classified in Drought

SC Commissioner Weathers: Entire State Now Classified in Drought

Mike DavisJul 16, 2024

The drought continues in South Carolina, and I understand there’ve been some new developments affecting farmers. You and I talked…

NC Commissioner Troxler: Three New Regional Agronomists Hired

NC Commissioner Troxler: Three New Regional Agronomists Hired

Mike DavisJul 16, 2024

The Agronomic Services Division has hired three new regional agronomists to fill vacant positions. The agronomists work one-on-one with farmers…

Budd: Let’s Have a Farm Bill about Farming

Budd: Let’s Have a Farm Bill about Farming

Mike DavisJul 15, 2024

The massive $1.5 trillion Farm Bill would set policy and funding levels for key food agriculture and conservation programs for…

Drought Coverage by Commodity to Start July

Drought Coverage by Commodity to Start July

Rod BainJul 15, 2024

Reasonably good news for most crop growing areas regarding drought coverage over the past month. That’s according to USDA Meteorologist…

Potential Weather Challenges for Fertilizer Shipments

Potential Weather Challenges for Fertilizer Shipments

Mike DavisJul 15, 2024

Between heavy rains and hurricanes, there are some potential logistics challenges out there that could hamper fertilizer shipments down the…

Grain Prices Hit Lowest Level Since COVID

Grain Prices Hit Lowest Level Since COVID

NAFB News ServiceJul 12, 2024

Grain prices have fallen to their lowest level since COVID-19. A Bloomberg report extended this year’s losses to 17 percent,…

USDA Activates ELAP to Address H5N1 in Dairy Cows

USDA Activates ELAP to Address H5N1 in Dairy Cows

Rod BainJul 12, 2024

The latest USDA effort to provide support to dairy producers with herds impacted by the H5N1 virus involves an updated…