When a wild pig began ripping up corn fields at Due West Farms, Glendora, Miss., farm manager Larry Smith and ag consultant Michael Mims took five hunting dogs into the fields and came out with a hog of massive proportions.
It takes a special breed to get in the tractor box and roll all day. Each day, Robert Precht, chief of Omega Plantation’s dirt operations in Clarksdale, Miss., shifts the ground that feeds the world, and there is no role he would rather play....More
A new product from DuPont Pioneer, its Field360 Tools App, allows farmers to take a picture of a pest or disease or weed in their fields, geo-reference its location and send it to their local Pioneer agronomist or other technical representative and get a quick diagnosis and treatment recommendation. The app can also provide other agronomy tools growers may find useful....More
With any luck, cotton, soybean and corn growers will have new dicamba-tolerant crops to grow within the next couple of years. But the new technology will involve more than just spraying dicamba over the top....More