There is one more important step that growers can take to further reduce the seedbank of Palmer amaranth. Neglecting this important step can undo prior efforts to holistically reign in the seedbank of Palmer amaranth....More
Johnny Sanders’ soybeans could go 90 bushels or more. The Georgia farmer is using what is called an early production system soybean with an indeterminate variety similar to what Delta soybean farmers have used recently to reach record yields....More
The 45th Blackland Farm Managers Tour drew a big crowd of 450 people to Circle Grove Seeds and Haslin Farms in Belhaven, N.C. Aug. 5. The Blackland tour is considered the most comprehensive field days and this year the focus was primarily on achieving top yields.
A provision in the Senate Agriculture Appropriations bill will allow the processing of legally grown industrial hemp. The language would help farmers to transport legal industrial hemp between states so the crop can be developed for commercial purposes....More
One male old world bollworm was collected in a Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey pheromone trap in Bradenton, Fla., June 17. This is the first time the serious agricultural pest has been detected in the U.S. outside of port interceptions....More
Sixty-four women from 16 of the nation’s 17 cotton-producing states converged on Cary, N.C. June 15 for a tour of Cotton Incorporated world headquarters for the Cotton Board’s first ever Women in Agriculture Tour....More
Cotton continues to face unrelenting competition from synthetic fibers, but Cotton Incorporated is taking steps to increase market shares in traditional markets while looking to other markets where cotton is usually not the first fiber of choice....More
Though they’ve gotten a deservedly bad reputation in recent years for doing serious crop damage, but not all stink bugs are crop pests. Some are beneficial and prey on other crop pests, especially in vegetable production.