Recent advances in technology are making it possible for growers to vary the rate of irrigation water coming out of their center pivots to fit the productive potential of different parts of their fields....More
The LSU AgCenter will hostits first annual Dean Lee Research Station Beef Cattle andForage Field Day on Thursday, September 12, 2013, in Alexandria, La.
Cattle and forage producers, industry representatives, and anyone interested in livestock production is invited to attend this field day....More
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
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