With space packed with more than 1,200 exhibitors showcasing over 4,000 product lines, even on your best behavior it’s tough to see all the Sunbelt Ag Expo offers during its annual three-day event. If you didn’t get around to everything there or couldn’t make it, here’s a modest review.
While it is still too early to put a dollar value on the damages to crops in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler makes it clear that the destruction to agriculture is unprecedented.
The Sunbelt Ag Expo is Oct. 18-20, and the Sunbelt Expo 2016 App is the ‘go-to’ (and free) way to plan your trip, as well as get industry news, weather and instant news about Southeast agriculture....More
U.S. cotton is sought after by mills worldwide because of its reputation as the highest in quality. That’s why it is a surprise and concern when contaminates are discovered in U.S. cotton. Farmers are asked to take precautions during harvest to limit contamination.
Producers who have an unplanned need for a harvest machine should evaluate carefully the solutions available to them. The decision may be the right one, but sometimes it can have financial consequences.
The Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award is one of the most prestigious awards in U.S. agriculture. Each year, ten Southern states pick one farmer each to represent it in the program. One farmer is picked as the top in the region. The honor is big, and the prizes aren’t shabby.