2024 UGA Crop Comparison Tool and Crop Specific Budgets

2024 UGA Crop Comparison Tool and Crop Specific Budgets

Row crop farmers have an annual challenge of deciding which crops to grow in their rotation and how to utilize the land in their care this year.  There is a great decision tool, provided by the University of Georgia, that is updated on an annual basis prior to the...
January 2024 – Florida Cattle Market Update

January 2024 – Florida Cattle Market Update

2024: A Year of Stabilizing, Expanding, or Both? On January 31st, 2024, USDA will release the bi-annual Cattle Inventory Report. We can expect to see that inventory will be low, much like we saw in 2014 and 2015, due to prolonged drought, high input costs and interest...
2023 Average Farmland Rent and Farm-Worker Wages

2023 Average Farmland Rent and Farm-Worker Wages

  Discussions about money can be awkward in almost every type of relationship, but even more so between landowners and farmers, or employers and employees.  As we begin 2024, many farmers and landowners have begun discussions about renewing leases and farmland...
Cotton Marketing News – Demand Questions as Prices Stabilize

Cotton Marketing News – Demand Questions as Prices Stabilize

Don Shurley, UGA Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics Cotton prices (March 24 futures) have made a bit of a recovery since the most recent dip and low to the 78-79 cents area.  While far from a “happy place”, hopefully this signals that prices have recovered, trying...