Hay that goes to export markets requires a bale size that can be compressed for placement into containers. Hesston’s new MF1844 baler can help growers meet the demand for markets in the U.S. and abroad....More
In recent years, Mississippi producers have been taking more water out of the Delta’s alluvial aquifer than Mother Nature has been putting back in, leading to some long-term problems for growers who irrigate....More
Sen. Chuck Grassley will push to reform farm program payments to achieve $23 billion in agricultural savings sought by the Budget Committee and says all farm-bill spending will be on the table for spending reductions, including nutrition programs....More
Cotton is more than a wonder fiber. After cotton is plucked from fields and packed in gins — cottonseed is only just beginning to be processed. Cottonseed value continues to climb, and at Delta Oil Mill, Jonestown, Miss., managed by Scott Middleton, Jr., cottonseed processing has been rolling since 1942.