New report estimates fertilizer prices to increase by 80% – Texas Farm Bureau

Reports from the Texas A&M University Agricultural and Food Policy Center detail the impacts rising fertilizer costs will have on Texas farmers in the 2022 crop year.

By Jennifer WhitlockField Editor Texas farmers are experiencing sticker shock as the price of fertilizer continues to climb. Already up as much as 200% year-over-year, the cost of fertilizing crops is expected to get even more expensive in 2022. That’s the message Dr. Joe Outlaw, co-director of the Texas A&M University Agricultural and Food Policy […]

Steve Connelly Named Deputy Secretary of Agriculture

Steve Connelly Named Deputy Secretary of Agriculture

January 18, 2022 ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) today announced that Steve Connelly has been named deputy secretary of agriculture, effective January 18. Connelly will replace Julie Oberg, who has moved onto a new position with Calvert County Economic Development. “Steve Connelly has decades of experience working […]

NSB registers 10 new varieties of Boro paddy

More often than not, the very production cost of the farmers does not get covered by the value of sales, let alone yield profit. Photo: Rehman Asad

The decision came at the 106th meeting of the National Seed Board on Tuesday  TBS Report 18 January, 2022, 08:50 pm Last modified: 18 January, 2022, 09:00 pm More often than not, the very production cost of the farmers does not get covered by the value of sales, let alone yield profit. Photo: Rehman Asad […]

10 new high-yielding paddy varieties released

10 new high-yielding paddy varieties released

Star Business Report Tue Jan 18, 2022 07:54 PM Last update on: Tue Jan 18, 2022 07:58 PM A meeting of the National Seed Board was held with Agriculture Secretary Md Sayedul Islam, also chairman of the board, in the chair at the conference room of the agriculture ministry at the secretariat Tuesday. Photo: Collected […]

Govt nods 10 new rice varieties

Govt nods 10 new rice varieties

The government has registered and released 10 new varieties of rice for cultivation in the Boro season aiming to boost production.  Of these, two inbreed varieties were developed by Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), one inbreed variety by Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA), one by non-government organization BRAC, and six hybrid ones by other […]

Farm CPA offers tips to farmers, ranchers – Texas Farm Bureau

Farm and ranch CPA Paul Neiffer recently discussed various tax tools that may help farmers, ranchers and small business owners.

By Jennifer WhitlockField Editor A recent webinar hosted by Farm Journal featuring The Farm CPA Today’s Paul Neiffer offered practical insights to tax situations for farmers and ranchers. Neiffer, an agribusiness certified public accountant (CPA) and business adviser, specializes in income tax, accounting services and farm succession planning for farmers and ranchers. Many farm families have delayed […]

US-Bangladesh economic ties strong despite pandemic

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

The economic ties between Bangladesh and the US are stronger than ever now even despite the severe fallout of Covid-19, according to a top official of the US embassy in Dhaka. Both countries carried out some extraordinary business deals even when the coronavirus outbreak was at its peak as well as just before the pandemic […]

Farm advisory committee to EPA issues report on WOTUS, other topics | Agweek

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WASHINGTON — A farm advisory to the federal Environmental Protection Agency has filed a report making recommendations to the agency on several topics, such as Waters of the U.S., pesticides and food waste. The 32-member Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee developed the 46-page report out of meetings during 2020 and 2021. On Waters of […]

ICYMI: These agri policy discussions will dominate 2022

Agriculture policy: Commenting on government credibility: Wandile Sihlobo

The likelihood that Mzansi’s master plan for agriculture will be launched within the first half of this year, is high. According to chief economist of the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa (Agbiz), Wandile Sihlobo, what this means is that discussions of the policy process will dominate for most of 2022. In his weekly newsletter, […]

Tomato cultivation: Bumper harvest and good price bring joy to farmers in Rajshahi

Tomato cultivation: Bumper harvest and good price bring joy to farmers in Rajshahi

Tomato growers of Godagari upazila in Rajshahi district have been blessed with a good harvest this year thanks to the favourable weather. The juicy vegetable has brought smiles for tomato growers as it is so far proving to be profitable as market price is satisfactory. Godagari upazila is famous for tomato cultivation and every season, […]