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Update on U.S. and world rice market scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday
University of Arkansas Food and Agriculture Webinar Series to feature presentation by Dr. Nathan Childs on the 2015-16 U.S. and Global Rice Outlook.
Lacassine facility shipping IP rice to Mexico
Export customers are asking for identity preserved rice from coastal growers and a new rail facility in Lacassine, La., is helping fill that demand.
Sugarcane aphids on grain sorghum
Sugarcane aphid - Transform approved for grain sorghum in two more states
EPA has granted Section 18 emergency use exemptions in Mississippi and Louisiana for the application of Transform WG insecticide for control of sugarcane aphids in sorghum.
Cotton producers: STAX/SCO sign-up deadline of Feb. 28
Make sure you meet the deadline for new cotton insurance program.
Mid-South Farm and Gin Show attracts international audience
The 2015 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show is set for Feb. 27-28 at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis.
Mid-South Farm & Gin Show
Educational seminars highlight 2015 Mid-South Farm & Gin Show
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.
Southern Hardwood Research Group annual meeting Feb. 19
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.
Missouri Ag Expo 2015 is January 30-31
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.
Irrigation and Water Conservation Summit on tap for Stoneville, Dec. 10
Delta irrigation specialists to present findings, progress report at Irrigation and Conservation Summit in Stoneville, MIss., Dec. 10.
U.S./Brazil WTO trade dispute resolved
Brazilian and U.S. trade officials resolve trade dispute.
USDA unveils key new programs to help farmers manage risk
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.
Enlist traits approved, Enlist herbicide next
The Enlist Weed Control Technology has moved one step closer to commercialization with USDA's deregulation of Enlist corn and soybean traits. The next step is for EPA to register Enlist herbicide.
CAFNR app for iPhone
New iPhone app connects to Mizzou ag news, research
Research and stories from world-renowned University of Missouri scientists and researchers are available on your iPhone. The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ CAFNR smart phone app features stories, highlights events, showcases CAFNR’s Agricultural Research Centers and provides users a way to easily connect to the college’s social media accounts.
Cotton modules
200+ textile businesses follow Cotton LEADS
Cotton LEADS advocates and demonstrates responsible growing practices for the popular fabric fiber.
Variable rate irrigation featured at Milan No-Till Field Day
Variable rate irrigation allows farmers to customize water application based on topography information, soil data maps, yield data and other user-defined information.
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