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Pecans budding: Is winter really over?

I look to the winter-wise pecan tree to tell me if I've got the clear to plant my more-tender spring vegetable transplants, the clear not to worry....More
Apr 08, 2014

“Peanut Futures: Marketing for Profitability” helps you know your market

"Peanut Futures: Marketing for Profitability,” sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection, will examine recent developments in U.S. and international peanut....More
Apr 06, 2014

Easter: warm weather, colorful dresses and “Rabbit Nests”

As little girls, my sister and I couldn’t wait for Easter to arrive each year. Not only did the holy holiday mean warmer weather and the chance to....More
Apr 02, 2014

Drinkable-food developer slams farms

If not for this being in National Geographic, I’d likely not write this blog about Soylent. But I have a real problem with the publication giving....More
Apr 01, 2014

"Winter of our discontent" could bring break from kudzu bugs

Persistently cold temperatures get the credit for this occurrence, says Hu, and the result should be fewer kudzu bugs this spring....More
Mar 24, 2014

I like March Madness, too, but not enough to get ‘snipped’ over it

According to a recent news report, more men choose this time of year, March Madness time, to get snipped, or to have that notorious progeny-pausing....More
Mar 19, 2014

The Three Stages of Weed Resistance Awareness, a simple warning

The “one-more-year” farmer takes a big gamble when it comes to herbicide resistance. That one more year can end up being costly....More
Mar 04, 2014

Long-time entomologist makes predictions about cotton insect control

Stink bugs, and the other three pests discussed, would dictate the need for field monitoring in the future just as the boll weevil did from about....More
Feb 27, 2014

Why should cotton growers care about Cotton Incorporated?

Cotton Incorporated is funded by check-off dollars assessed on each bale of cotton marketed in the U.S. or the equivalent imported into the country....More
Feb 27, 2014

A re-shifting of U.S. agricultural production could be in order

Maybe it’s time, as some have suggested, that serious consideration be given to building an irrigation infrastructure in the Eastern U.S. that would....More
Feb 24, 2014

Nature detective: Honing wildlife tracking skills

Whether you’re eight or 80, identifying wildlife tracks is one of the most rewarding experiences in which a nature-lover can participate....More
Feb 13, 2014

Words matter: Is it an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle or a Drone?

“Drones have come to imply covert or military action – I tell people that we’re shooting pictures not bullets."....More
Feb 12, 2014

Southern winter weather no joke this year

Southerners sometimes joke about the fickle nature of our winter weather. But the joke’s turned more extreme this year, and enough is enough....More
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Feb 05, 2014

Would you grow hemp?

A farmer I’ve known forever asked me, jokingly, “What’s this about the farm bill legalizing growing pot?”....More
Feb 01, 2014

University research, Extension remain invaluable resource for farmers

A group of top Southeastern corn producers agree that one of the most vexing problems of the day is a lack of funding for agricultural Extension....More
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