The USA Rice Outlook Conference drew one of its largest crowds in several years to the State House Convention Center in Little Rock, Ark. Attendees heard the U.S. economy is showing signs of improving and that the prospects for more rice acres and slightly higher rice prices in U.S. rice are good in 2015.
What do you want a cover crop to accomplish? That would seem to be a very basic question, but many growers are simply planting cover crops to have something green on the field in the winter, says Tracy Blackmer....More
All farmers have a lot of decisions to make when enrolling in the new farm bill programs, but cotton farmers have one more -- whether to enroll in the Stacked Income Protection Plan or the Supplemental Coverage Option....More
You would never know it from talking to environmental activists, but GMO foods have a safety record that is unsurpassed among modern-day technological advances, according to an official with BIO, the Biotechnology Industry Organization....More