Archive for November, 2012
Congresswoman Ellmers submits bill to honor the late Senator Helms
Ellmers Submits Bill to Name Federal Building after Senator Helms H.R. 6607 Would Name the Century Post Office in Raleigh as the “Jesse Helms Federal Building and United States Courthouse”
Precision agriculture critical to sustaining crop yields
How high can farmers push yields using precision technology and how long can they sustain land at these high production levels?
Cotton growers limiting use of PPO herbicides
In battle against resistant pigweed
Cotton Board appointments announced by USDA
USDA announced the appointment of seven members, seven alternates and one consumer advisor to the Cotton Board.
Is giant reed a ‘miracle plant’ or the next kudzu?
It’s fast-growing and drought-tolerant, producing tons of biomass per acre. It thrives even in poor soil and is a self-propagating perennial, so it requires little investment once established.
Farmers face specter of higher ‘death’ taxes
What do Paris Hilton and the average American family farmer have in common?
Tax Tips for Farmers: The Case for NOT Prepaying Expenses
It’s standard practice for farmers, who are cash basis taxpayers, to accelerate expenses at year-end.
Cotton varieties tested on-farm in new CI program
Cotton Incorporated and land-grant universities are beginning a new on-farm testing program aimed at helping fill the ‘knowledge gap’ on new cotton variety releases.