Rains have swamped your recently planted corn fields. How do you know if you should replant and if you do, how do you adapt your management plan?
Assessing corn fields for replanting purposes when stands are marginal depends on lots of factors, so don’t just focus on plant population, say Erick Larson, Mississippi Extension grain specialist, and Jason Bond, Mississippi Extension weed scientist....More
In recent years, lawmakers wrestling with farm legislation have increasingly given specialty crops more elbow room at the negotiating table.
That’s just fine with Barry Bushue, who farms specialty crops in Oregon and is an American Farm Bureau Federation vice president. In the run-up to the House Agriculture Committee’s expected mid-May start on a 2013 farm bill, Bushue spoke at an April 24 hearing of the Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture....More