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
Washington D.C. congressional leaders and their staff got a taste of Louisiana cooking at the 2015 Crawfish Boil on the Hill, held in the Longworth Building cafeteria. The annual event has been held for 18 years.
To be successful in the fight against weeds, growers need a customized weed-control program. DuPont Crop Protection offers several new and proven options to make tank mixtures work harder and better....More
"What you’d see is farmers not being able to farm or maintain their ability to do so. Future generations wouldn’t want to farm because of all the regulatory burdens." -- Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge....More
Rory Doyle is a Maine native who grew up exploring the state’s beautiful woods and coastline. He is currently working as Delta State University’s photographer/news writer, and he works for a number of freelance clients in the Mississippi Delta and beyond.
A large number of growers are planning to raise grain sorghum for the first time in a long time — or maybe the first time ever. Many plan to conduct their weed control in this crop as cheaply as possible....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...