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Feb 28, 2011

Climate change, how does agriculture adapt?3

Is it best to stop climate change through some bureaucratic tonic, or learn to adapt to it....More
Feb 28, 2011

Food crises topple world leaders1

Bloomberg Businessweek commentators Eric Pooley and Philip Revzin offered a very sobering look at the world’s food crisis recently....More
Feb 25, 2011

Herbicide resistant weeds costing farmers millions in lost yield, increased expense

Herbicide-resistant weeds costing farmers millions in lost yields and higher production expenses....More
Feb 25, 2011

Herbicide resistant weeds cost farmers millions

Herbicide-resistant weeds are costing Mid-South farmers millions in additional herbicide and management costs, plus lost yields....More
Feb 24, 2011

Cotton mill tour rekindles memories

The first real job, the first work I did for which I got a company paycheck, was in a cotton mill. The summer after I graduated from high school my....More
Feb 18, 2011

Farm groups stepping up education efforts

Farm groups are urging members to contact members of the House and Senate to ask them to consider changes to the more draconian measures in H.R. 1....More
Feb 18, 2011

Oprah, Justin Bieber, Sarah Palin: OK, Google, need I say more?

Oprah, Justin Bieber, Sarah Palin: OK, Google, need I say more?....More
Feb 18, 2011

Alexandria’s traffic circle – a dizzying ride1

Before you get on Alexandria's traffic circle -- you better know where you're going....More
Feb 18, 2011

I remember picking cotton as a kid but it wasn’t worth $2 a pound in ‘534

If cotton had been selling for $2 a pound when I was a kid, my whole life might have changed....More
Feb 14, 2011

Rep. Rick Crawford ready to ‘fight the fight’ for farmers

Mid-South agriculture received a huge setback in 2010 when Marion Berry, an Arkansas Democrat, retired after seven terms. Replacing the influence and....More
Feb 11, 2011

China’s changing labor/wage picture an influence on economies worldwide

China’s changing labor/wage picture an influence on economies worldwide....More
Feb 04, 2011

Tough love as penny-pinching of budget cuts outlined

Tough love as Congress begins penny-pinching process of budget cuts....More
Jan 31, 2011

Chinese cotton crop looking for a home, any home1

Chinese storing cotton in their homes is a sign of how valuable the white fiber has become....More
Jan 28, 2011

Extension's role adapts to change

With almost a century of service, the Extension Service's role has adapted to changing needs....More
Jan 28, 2011

One hungry planet

One-hungry planet--agriculture will need some help to feed a world population of 9 billion by the year 2043....More
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