Archive for November, 2015
Strip Till Versus Conventional Till in the Southeast
Climate change could affect soil quality for years to come, and we need to prepare for it.
Do These Things Now to Reduce Nematode, Disease Problems This Spring
Winter months are for many farmers the “off season” for row crop disease management.
Weed Resistance Project Set to Tackle Barriers to Proper Management
North Carolina’s Wes Everman coordinating USDA-funded project in the Southeast that will drop surveys in the mailboxes of some 10,000 producers.
One Tool Down
EPA announced a ban last week on sales of sulfoxaflor, the active ingredient in Dow AgroSciences’ Transform WG insecticide.
USDA Awards $200 Million to Promote Farm Products
U.S. agricultural organizations to help expand markets for U.S. goods in fiscal year 2016.
Cotton Prices: What’s the Short-term, Long-term Trading Range?
The long-term trading range of mostly 62.50 to 66.50 has been challenged in recent weeks.
2016 Cotton Crop Management Starts Now
“In producing cotton, we’ve got to make sure we’re using good technique and procedure and getting the most bang for our buck.
USFRA Getting Ag Ed to More Students Through Farmland Film
The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance has partnered with Discovery Education to bring science, technology and entrepreneurship education to high school students.
Palmer Pigweed: Study Supports Post-Harvest Treatment for Control
A recent issue of the journal Weed Technology shows that post-harvest treatment of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth can significantly reduce seed production and help to control the spread of the weed’s resistant traits.
Six Trends You Can’t Afford to Miss if You’re in Agriculture
Lowell Catlett’s presentation, a mix of distinctive detail and barbed quips, is designed to amuse and educate.