Growers who use cover crops are increasingly turning to a tool that can flatten out their actively growing fields, usually in a single pass. Known as a “roller/crimper,” the technology can help reduce and sometimes eliminate the need for herbicides.
Jody Childs was on the phone trying to secure just two more semi-trailers to haul the corn off his farm and finish out his harvest, topping off a corn season with good yields but one tough to get to the buying points....More
The Environmental Protection Agency apparently has decided glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and a number of generic “look-a-like” herbicides, is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans....More
The South Carolina Department of Agriculture mailed checks from a farm aid grant approved by the South Carolina General Assembly on Friday, Sept. 16 to the state’s farmers still recovering from last October’s devastating floods...More
Bayer and the Belgian young farmers associations Groene Kring and Fédération des Jeunes Agriculteurs want young thought-leaders from around the world to apply to attend the third Global Youth Agriculture Summit scheduled Oct. 9-13, 2017 in Brussels....More
Alabama-based Agri-AFC, LLC, added its name Aug. 30 to the list of founding members of the Agricultural Data Coalition, becoming the 14th organization to join the group since its formation this spring....More