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Election 'chickens' coming home to roost for farm bill debate Commented on: 2 years ago (March 27, 2012)

So we're going to solve this budget problem by eliminating the .5 of 1 percent of federal spending that farm programs account for? We spend more on a squadron of F-16 fighter planes -- that we no...

Tropical Storm Lee trouble for Arkansas crops? Commented on: 3 years ago (September 3, 2011)

It's been raining here since late last night, a rain that was greatly needed in Iowa. But the crops here aren't nearly as far along as those in the Mid-South and Southeast. I hope T.S. Lee will...

Budget battle shifting to agricultural appropriations subcommittee in the Senate Commented on: 3 years ago (June 7, 2011)

If those numbers are true, then why are we cutting taxes for certain segments of the population? If we are really in those dire straits, then everyone in America should be rushing to their local...

Obama budget: direct payment changes, conservation program cuts Commented on: 3 years ago (February 16, 2011)

The Republican budget proposals will be covered in a subsequent article. The editors.

Corn aflatoxin: breeding, molecular markers Commented on: 3 years ago (September 21, 2010) Researchers like Dr. Williams have dedicated their careers to finding solutions to problems in agriculture. I wonder how many other researchers are toiling in relative obscurity seeking answers to...
Zero tolerance for resistant pigweed Commented on: 4 years ago (September 2, 2010) I recently traveled from Cape Girardeau, Mo., to Clarksdale, Miss., with a side trip to Forrest City, Ark. I don't think I've ever seen as many pigweed sticking up out of cotton and soybeans as I did...
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