We have seen pictures of oranges covering the ground in some Florida groves because of Hurricane Irma. USDA experts are in those groves assessing the extent of the losses. Gary Crawford has the story.
Farmers across the country will soon be receiving forms for the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The Department of Agriculture’s National Ag Statistics Service says farmers and ranchers should start seeing those forms in about seven weeks. Conducted once every five years, the census of agriculture is a complete count of all U.S. farms, ranches, and those who operate them. And …
The markets got some surprises from Thursday’s round of USDA crop production reports. Gary Crawford has the details.
USDA Reports Winter Wheat Seedings and Grain Stocks also reported Ample rain and moderate temperatures across the Nation’s mid-section led to record-high yield and production for corn and soybeans, both key U.S. crops, in 2016, according to the Crop Production 2016 Summary released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).