The Enlist Weed Control Technology has moved one step closer to commercialization with USDA's deregulation of Enlist corn and soybean traits. The next step is for EPA to register Enlist herbicide....More
Whether you’re planting winter wheat for maximum yields, for fall and winter grazing or for best double-crop results next spring, choosing a proven variety for your growing area will likely boost performance and production goals....More
Herbicide Summit II demonstrated key leadership in the Weed Science Society of America and various federal agencies in Washington “get it” herbicide-resistant weeds pose a major threat to agriculture globally....More
“You’ve got to be careful to not be so dazzled by the bells and whistles of technology that you overlook the main reasons for buying it," says Mississippi farmer Jack Huerkamp. "The overriding consideration should be: Will it help me to do my work more efficiently, and will it make money for me?”...More
Growers with cotton base acres urged to make appointment at county Farm Service Agency office and apply for Cotton Transition Assistance Program payments before cotton harvest begins in earnest....More
Arkansas farmers harvested 305,000 acres of cotton in 2013, much of it in northeastern Arkansas.
A Sept. 9 Cotton Field Day will feature new research that could alter the way farmers in northeast Arkansas irrigate their cotton and other crops.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cotton Field Day at Manila, Ark., begins at 8 a.m. with registration and runs through lunch, which starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Manila Airport, farmed by Costner & Sons Farm as cooperator....More
The Mississippi Peanut Growers Association will hold three field days in September, and growers are invited to attend and get a firsthand look at disease plots, insect trial results, and variety and cultural practices trials....More