4/24/2014 2:07:00 PM
Expensive Temik replacement costs must be offset somewhere else
Mississippi cotton producer Kenneth Hood says savings on seed may help pay for cost of controlling root-knot nematodes in the Mississippi Delta
4/24/2014 11:09:00 AM
Development is farming's biggest competitor, says David Boyd, who farms with his son Matthew near Mississippi's capitol city, Jackson.
4/24/2014 4:06:00 AM
Commercialization of Arkansas-developed soy oil in the works
Developed in Arkansas, soy oil rich in conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) could mean major opportunity for soybean producers.
4/24/2014 3:56:00 AM
Environmentalists beware, reading this may cause bouts of rational thinking.
4/23/2014 4:19:00 PM
Are you planting too much cottonseed? Here's how one Mississippi Delta producer set up a test to determine if his seeding rate was on target.
4/22/2014 10:21:00 AM
Following a great crop year in 2013, there may be "a few bumps in the road" for 2014, Abbott Myers, chairman of the board of Mississippi Land Bank, said at the organization's annual meeting.
4/22/2014 9:20:00 AM
“Everyone knows things in agriculture tend to cycle up and down,” says Dundee, Miss., producer and Mississippi Land Bank board chairman. “Anybody who’s been in farming for any length of time knows hard times will come sooner or later, and there could be some 'bumps' ahead in 2014."
4/21/2014 10:43:00 AM
Louisiana growers assessing damage from last blast of cold air, hoping spring weather will help wheat crop pull through.
4/21/2014 8:15:00 AM
Today’s GMO corn varieties average 150 bushels or so from 35,000 plants per acre. A Forbes magazine article outlines how Iowa seed mogul Harry Stine is working to double yields by breeding new corn varieties and growing them on narrow rows with high density plantings.
4/21/2014 5:43:00 AM
Tunica, Miss., will host Mid-South agriculture-related conference
“We’ve designed this so that anyone involved in agriculture -- ag lenders, businessmen -- will find it very pertinent.” -- Harrison Pittman.
4/18/2014 2:12:00 PM
LSU AgCenter plant pathologist, Paul Price, gives growers rundown on the more prevalent diseases in wheat in northeast Louisiana.
4/18/2014 1:59:00 AM
A new bill has been introduced that will set federal standards for GMO labeling.
4/18/2014 1:55:00 AM
Arkansas Water Plan, economics behind move
Saving money at top of list for using irrigation scheduler.
4/17/2014 11:26:00 AM
Dr. Stephen Harrison, LSU AgCenter wheat and oat breeder, says Louisiana has potential for good wheat crop if temperatures will cooperate over the next 40 days.
4/17/2014 4:36:00 AM
"Although I’d grown up on the farm, and farming was all I’d really ever known, I hadn’t been involved in the business end of it," says Mississippi farmer Steve Skelton. "When an accident incapacitated my father, I was suddenly faced with doing it all."
4/17/2014 4:00:00 AM
Cotton is truly a weather market, so expect volatility until the effects of a possible El Nino and dry weather in Texas are known.
4/16/2014 4:51:00 AM
Could action on climate change do more harm than good?
4/16/2014 4:49:00 AM
Computer model provides answers
Barnyardgrass continues torment of rice farmers. University of Arkansas research shows how to tackle the problem in best manner.
4/14/2014 5:13:00 PM
New Ag Weed ID app can help you name that weed as you scout your fields to keep those pests at bay.
4/14/2014 11:02:00 AM
Under new farm programs, farmers should expect to "take control of your own risk management," says Dr. Keith Coble, Mississippi State University Giles Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics, who spent a year in Washington helping to craft the recently-passed farm bill.