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Danny Murphy is the 2014 Mississippi Farmer of the Year
Danny Murphy has been selected as the Mississippi state winner of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award.
Ray Allan Mackey is the 2014 Kentucky Farmer of the Year
Ray Allan Mackey has been selected as the Kentucky winner of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award.
Andy Gill is the 2014 Arkansas Farmer of the Year
Andy Gill of McGehee, Ark., farms productive flat bottomlands in the Arkansas Delta, close to where the Arkansas River flows into the Mississippi River.
Robert T. “Tom” Nixon is the 2014 Virginia Farmer of the Year
Beef cattle, turkeys and row crops are major enterprises at scenic Glenmary Farm overlooking the Rapidan River near Rapidan, Va. Robert T. “Tom” Nixon II, who owns this farm, is focused on flexibility in growing and marketing cattle and crops.
John Keller is the 2014 Tennessee Farmer of the Year
A farmer for 50 years, John Keller of Maryville, Tenn., has long been close to the land he farms in the shade of the scenic Great Smoky Mountains.
Walter Dantzler is the 2014 South Carolina Farmer of the Year
Walter Dantzler of Santee, S.C., is a Vietnam War veteran who sincerely appreciates the opportunity to contribute to the heritage of his multigenerational farm. A farmer for 45 years, Dantzler farms 4,487 acres. This includes 2,626 acres of rented land and 1,861 acres of owned land. He farms 3,975 acres of cultivated land and has 512 acres of timber.
Frank Howey Jr. is the 2014 North Carolina Farmer of the Year
Frank Howey has been selected as the North Carolina winner of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award.
Rancher, citrus grower Dennis Carlton is Florida 2014 Farmer of the Year
Cattle rancher, citrus grower and real estate investor C. Dennis Carlton has made a big impact in the city of Tampa and nearby parts of Florida. As result of his success, he is the Florida state winner of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award.
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Combine timely irrigation with good crop management and 250 bushels per acre is a reachable yield for many corn
Reducing stress in corn slows aflatoxin
If an ethanol plant rejects a load of corn, chances are it is due to aflatoxin contamination. Aflatoxin is a toxic
Northern leaf blight threatens Georgia corn
Georgia Extension Plant Pathologist Bob Kemerait warns corn growers to get ready to fight damaging diseases in their
Corn prices look good for 2010
The 2010 corn crop is shaping up to be a good one in terms of prices. Signs of an economic recovery point to a rebound
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