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
If Mississippi Delta growers could have access to even a small amount of the water released from nearby flood control reservoirs and from other streams, it would help solve the current drawdown problems in the Delta’s alluvial aquifer....More
Furrow irrigation has come a long way over the past 20 years or so, including the popularity of flexible polyethylene tubing. Precision-leveling can help producers like Ronny and Russ Dean of Arkansas get more efficiency from poly tubing....More