Most Recent Blog Posts

Jul 28, 2013

GMO crops - Courts ignore evidence, side with environmental extremists

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided to not allow the planting of genetically modified crops on government lands in the Mid-South and Southeast....More
Jul 19, 2013

Pump prices aside, U.S. dependence on Mideast oil continues to drop

In yet another touch of irony, the U.S., for so long dependent on imported energy, had as its No. 1 export in 2012 gasoline, diesel, and fuel oil....More
Jul 16, 2013

GE wheat – a mystery fit for Sherlock Holmes

How GE wheat got into a 123-acre field in Oregon could be a case for Sherlock Holmes....More
Jul 12, 2013

Home alone: Culinary adventures in a treasure trove of leftovers

Home alone: Culinary adventures in a treasure trove of leftovers....More
Jul 05, 2013

U.S./China: A need to resolve mistrust, global strategic issues

The potential economic opportunities created by increased cooperation between the U.S. and China are enormous, a recent report says....More
Jul 03, 2013

The Internet zoo weighs in on GE wheat

A prank at a supermarket turns into a worldwide anti-GMO news flash. The Internet zoo strikes again....More
Jul 01, 2013

Farm bill or food stamps?2

The House passage of amendments limiting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamp) benefits may limit chances of a new farm bill being....More
Jun 28, 2013

10-year outlook: Rising crop prices, but higher input costs

The decade ahead should see rising prices for major U.S. crops, but they will be accompanied by higher input costs, particularly those related to....More
Jun 21, 2013

In the Great Electronic Universe, privacy’s an increasingly scarce commodity

Fill up your vehicle at a gas station, cameras are watching. Shop at Wally World, smile-you’re-being-videoed. In almost any public place, lenses are....More
Jun 17, 2013

Kudzu, wildfires and bark beetles

How healthy are our forests? How vulnerable are they to fires, erosion and invasive flora and fauna?   Well, consider that it’s early....More
Jun 14, 2013

Crime-solving cats? Marriage proposal in space? Thanks, but I’ll pass

Experts of every stripe offer their services and insights through unsolicited e-mails to editors....More
Jun 13, 2013

GE wheat – detected early, safe, so what’s the fuss?1

Volunteer GE wheat shows up in a field in Oregon, anti-GMO crowd pounces....More
Jun 07, 2013

Almost 5 years after the financial implosion — and nobody's been jailed1

"Too big to fail, too big to jail" seems to have been the attitude toward those responsible for the financial shenanigans that brought about the....More
Jun 06, 2013

Today's synaptic challenge -- what is a GMO

A synaptically challenged GMO protester spreads confusion. Hopefully, no one was listening....More
May 31, 2013

‘Gee whiz’ technology systems now commonplace in agriculture

Precision ag companies are constantly coming up with newer, better, faster, more accurate ways to do things....More
What's Farm Press Blog?

The Farm Press Daily Blog

Connect With Us

Blog Archive
Continuing Education
Potassium nitrate has a positive effect in controlling plant pests and diseases when applied...
This online CE course details sound mechanical irrigation design and management practices to...