National Grain and Feed Association leaders are urging the federal Surface Transportation Board to issue a proposed rulemaking to establish a new process that agricultural commodity shippers could use to challenge freight rates they believe are unreasonable or unlawful under the Staggers Rail Act of 1980.
The Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board and Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board partnered with Delta Plastics to create a how-to video that helps farmers take the guesswork out of furrow irrigation by demonstrating how to use Pipe Planner.
Attendees at the 63rd annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show, scheduled for Feb. 27- 28 at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, will have an opportunity to attend several educational seminars during the two days.
The 62nd Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group annual meeting will be held Feb. 19 at the Capps Entrepreneurial Center, Delta Branch Experiment Station in Stoneville, Miss. The meeting will celebrate the 75th anniversary of Forest Service research in Stoneville.
Ag Expo 2015 is scheduled for Jan. 30-31 at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff, Mo. This is the 29th year of Ag Expo, sponsored by Butler County University of Missouri Extension Council and the Ag Club of Three Rivers College.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has unveiled the new farm bill’s main provisions, noting they will both help farmers better manage risk and ushering in some of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.