Many growers are experiencing a late season and that means young, tender crops can be more vulnerable to fungal attacks. As temperatures warm quickly and activate fungi faster than crops can grow, this imbalance can have a big impact on crop yield potential and warrants vigilant scouting and timely treatment....More
The initial steps in planning for succession in farm families can be difficult. The path is not always direct. And, though the process is based on generating specific results, the exact outcome cannot be known at the outset....More
At a time when cotton’s market share is threatened by man-made synthetic fabrics, Cotton Incorporated responds with authenticity. A new tagline reminds consumers “Cotton. It’s Your Favorite for a Reason.”...More
The University of Arkansas' MP44 adopted the HRAC system of naming herbicide families to make it easier for growers and consultants to quickly determine the modes of action of the herbicides they are using....More
With corn and soybean prices substantially lower than two years ago and below breakeven for almost everyone, marketing strategies are going to be based not on how much money can be made, but how little can be lost....More
Watch out for wheat fields and other sensitive areas while trying to make last minute burn-down and pre applications. In particular, be aware that at this time of year, wheat is extremely sensitive to Roundup drift....More
Peter Buss came all the way from Australia to tell Mississippi farmers how they can better monitor soil moisture to insure that their crops get the water they need, when they need it, in the right amount....More
USA Rice has taken the first step in launching its new consumer marketing campaign, Think Rice, by updating its social media handles and profile icons on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest....More
Drought in the West, unsustainable depletion of aquifers in the Mid-South and Southeast, conflicts over access to water across the Cotton Belt, and rainfall that never seems to fall when it’s needed have prompted researchers to step up their efforts to maximize water use efficiency (WUE) in cotton....More
Fisher Delta Research Center is the largest of Missouri’s 19 off-campus agricultural centers, farms and forests, operating within the University of Missouri’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the MU Agriculture Experiment Station....More
The objective of the High Cotton award program closely follows the philosophy of the Farm Press Publications — to help growers produce more profitable, higher quality crops, by providing them with timely, hard-hitting information about technological advances, governmental regulations, and marketing opportunities. read more...
The Farm Press Peanut Profitability Awards are based on production efficiency, honoring those growers who produce the highest yields at the lowest cost per acre. Awards are presented to growers from the Lower Southeast, Upper Southeast, and the Southwest. read more...