Jim Langcuster

Jim
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Gulf oil spill Web site launched
The Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant authorities have developed a Web site to update visitors with continually updated data
Sustainable agriculture: Hard-bitten realism
Charles Mitchell is no stranger to sustainable farming practices. He grew up drinking milk from dairy cows that were
Governments rethinking locally grown concept
The debate ensuing in Britain is also taking place a world away in the former British dominion of Australia. It
Australia bracing for next green revolution
It's a story playing out the same way everywhere on the planet. Australia is no exception. Much like their American
Sustainable farming ‘must be profitable’
For the first 15 years of his academic career, John Ikerd was a self-described traditional agricultural economist: He
Can we balance sustainability with large-scale farming?
Build a 21st century farming system that is both sustainable and capable of feeding a projected 9.5 billion people by
Is sustainable farming system achievable?
Paul Mask was reminded of one of the basic realities of modern farming recently while visiting an ailing aunt at a
CORS an option for precision farming
Accuracy is the life blood of precision farming. Real Time Kinematic (RTK) navigation used by many precision farmers
Livestock producers in economic squeeze
In an era of spiking input costs, livestock producers are finding themselves in an increasingly tight economic squeeze,
Forage is high-value commodity
It's the grim reality of farming in the 21st century. Rising costs of farming inputs coupled with falling commodity
Buy proper equipment for precision farming
You are a producer who has decided to invest in precision agriculture as a way to reduce farm chemical inputs and,
Crop insurance agent: First contact after washout
If there is one thing farmers should avoid at the end of this bleak crop season, it’s jumping the gun. Facing one of
Weakened dollar could cause farm problems
The mighty American greenback has fallen on hard times — so hard, in fact, that countries throughout the world are
Heavy rains threaten Alabama cotton
We've all heard the saying, "Too much of a good thing can be…" Well you know. And until only a few weeks ago, Dale
Many Alabama growers 'hanging on'
Much like the struggling patient who makes some progress but not enough for complete recovery, farmers are making
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