Face flies are hard to control pasture pests.They can cause transmission of Moraxella bovis, or bovine pinkeye or infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis. A good control program should keep face fly numbers below 10 per head.
A director of legislative affairs told the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association board of directors that if immigration reform doesn’t happen in the next two months, it likely won’t happen until 2017.
The University of Tennessee Center for Native Grasslands Management is hosting a field day June 18 in Loudon County in East Tennessee to highlight the potential for switchgrass to be used as a fuel and as livestock forage.
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will spend the first two weeks of June surveying thousands of farmers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina to get a clear indication of the production and supply of major commodities for 2014.
U.S. corn farmers are on track to set a record corn crop for the second consecutive year, according to the USDA projections released May 9. Acreage will be down but yields pegged to increase, leading to a record 13.9 billion bushels.
The USDA released May 5 the updated data from the 2012 Census of Agriculture. From surprising number of newer farmers to the percentage of farms now hooked to the Web, here are a few highlights from the census.