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
Research projects on-farm and at experiment stations aim to improve sweet potato yields and quality for Mississippi growers, says Steve Meyers, Mississippi State University Extension sweet potato specialist....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
House working group takes up nutrition program funding as Senate calls for immediate farm bill conference. Desire for nutrition program legislation slows House move to conference a new farm bill. Late September deadline looms Senate wants to begin farm bill conference immediately....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