8/20/2014 11:09:00 AM
Drought tolerance and stress tolerance are important traits for corn hybrids in the Southeast which is why Syngenta and other seed companies incorporate those characteristics in the seed they market to farmers in the region
8/4/2014 12:04:00 PM
Ten Southwestern cotton producers will see cotton and other agricultural operations in North Carolina and Virginia on August 3-7 as part of the National Cotton Council’s (NCC) 2014 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) program.
8/1/2014 4:52:00 PM
I’ve interviewed many farmers over the years who talk about having to grow to survive and they’re not exaggerating, especially the younger guys who are struggling to establish themselves. Whether by necessity or by choice, expansion seems to be the name of the game in commercial agriculture.
8/1/2014 2:12:00 PM
Overreach by the EPA and immigration are sure to top the agenda as Farm Bureau members prepare for serious discussions with members of Congress now in their home districts.
8/1/2014 11:56:00 AM
Sudden Death Syndrome is in soybean fields in Tennessee planted to varieties susceptible to the disease. Cool, wet weather -- which the state has had this growing season -- has been favorable for the disease.
7/31/2014 4:08:06 PM
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7/31/2014 3:53:00 PM
Because we won’t be dealing with many kudzu bugs this season, we need to focus our efforts on the other pests that are around. These include the corn earworm/tobacco budworm, stink bugs and defoliators (loopers, armyworms, etc.).
7/31/2014 3:20:46 PM
Import tolerances now established for field peas, dry beans, sunflowers and soybeans
7/31/2014 2:19:24 PM
California’s Exceptional Drought Just Keeps Getting Worse
7/31/2014 12:53:22 PM
Ag Market News: Grain & Livestock Futures And Comments
7/31/2014 12:04:57 PM
Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of over $2 million to the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC) to develop and update poultry codes and further advance best practices for the care and handling of other farm animals.
7/31/2014 11:57:03 AM
The Canadian Greenhouse Conference (CGC) is Canada’s marketplace for grower technology.
7/31/2014 11:45:00 AM
"Frogeye leaf spot development is favored by warm, humid conditions and frequent rain events. These are conditions we have experienced in Alabama during July."
7/31/2014 11:30:00 AM
Spider mites and foliar feeders on the increase in Georgia peanuts. Peanut growers should scout now and be ready to take action. Peanut can tolerate a significant amount of defoliation with no impact on yield, but when we start to see ragged leaves, it becomes difficult to hold back.
7/31/2014 11:26:00 AM
“This year marks the 15th class of winning Peanut Profitability Award growers, and each class continues to impress with their innovate techniques of improving profitability and bottom-line profits."
7/31/2014 11:05:40 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced details about its crop insurance programs.
7/31/2014 11:04:42 AM
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today addressed the U.S.’s National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA)
7/31/2014 10:54:00 AM
Supplemental Coverage Option will be available for corn, cotton, grain sorghum, rice, soybeans, spring barley, spring wheat and winter wheat in selected counties for the 2015 crop year.
7/31/2014 10:36:31 AM
Pre-harvest interval (PHI) refers to the amount of time that must lapse (in days)
7/31/2014 10:12:45 AM
Cargill to close its beef plant in Milwaukee citing tight cattle supplies.