The recent U.S. cotton issue has its origin in a dispute between U.S. and Brazil over U.S. cotton subsidies that was filed with the WTO in 2002. Two years later, the WTO found the U.S. cotton subsidies were illegal....More
Cotton target spot is not a Phytogen 499 problem alone, and in 2012 and 2013, best time to make a fungicide application was between the first and third bloom, with the third being most critical....More
A Purdue University agricultural economist is producing a series of publications to help farmers, policymakers and taxpayers better understand changing U.S. agricultural policy and develop informed opinions about them....More
Today, the Darnells farm about 5,500 acres altogether, split between cotton, corn and soybeans followed by wheat, and the success of that operation has earned Danny the 2014 Southeast High Cotton Award.
Poor crop rotations can make managing plant diseases and parasites difficult and expensive. Even an expensive management program using nematicides and fungicides cannot fully replace an effective crop rotation....More
Today, the Darnells farm about 5,500 acres altogether, split between cotton, corn and soybeans followed by wheat, and the success of that operation has earned Danny the 2014 Southeast High Cotton Award....More
Farmers across North Carolina now recover from damage from last summer’s historic rainfall and plan for the 2014 crop at the 25th annual meeting of North Carolina corn, soybean, small grain and cotton growers association will be held Jan. 15-17....More