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
Acreage and yield numbers for 2013 are key questions for the peanut industry and will affect markets and contract offers, says Marshall Lamb, director of the USDA/ARS National Peanut Research Laboratory....More
Most farmers who try GPS auto-guidance systems rarely go back to conventional steering systems. Instead, they want to find ways to use the technology on more equipment without breaking the bank....More
Educating growers about the proper methods of rinsing and recycling caged tanks or mini-bulk containers as they are sometimes called is the focus of a free webinar being sponsored by The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance and its industry partners....More