What to expect from USDA's December Crop Production and World Agricultural
Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports, which will be released on
Wednesday, Feb. 8.
BUSDA Report Preview
After the extreme low water conditions in the Mississippi River and
tributaries during Fall 2022, most of the system has received beneficial
moisture this winter, but some areas will need more.
:^Cash Market Moves
The advocacy group Solar United Neighbors held a webinar last week touting
some of the changes to REAP with applications due for the next funding cycle on
March 31. The Inflation Reduction Act has quadrupled funding for REAP and
increased the federal match for REAP grants as well.
4^Solar Energy Grants for Farms
Big yields require focus on off-season planter maintenance to ensure
uniform and precision seed placement.
7^The Art of Planting - 1
EPA admits it has ignored the Endangered Species Act for decades. A
proposed agency plan will require added protections for listed species to
ensure continued pesticide access.
BEPA Tackles Endangered Species Duties