Suwannee County farmer Sammy Starling never had to guess when he did or didn’t need to water his corn. With a new smart-agriculture technology, he could access soil moisture readings right from his phone, with updates every three hours....More
Growers who planted new Extend soybeans and cotton and made off-label dicamba applications.created a domino effect of bad publicity for U.S. agriculture, regulatory headaches, complaints, and potential soybean yield losses and they have caused negative implications for regulation of future technologies....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
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
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.