Markets en Will increase in pecan acres lead to busted market? <div class="field-byline"> Lenny Wells, UGA Extension Pecan Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are a number of things to consider to truly make an educated guess about the future of the pecan market.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Managing the Margins Orchard Crops Pecans Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:52:00 +0000 120771 at 4 things to know about Panama Canal expansion opening <div class="node-body article-body">The Panama Canal expansion, which has been touted for what it will do for global trade, opened officially June 26 when a Chinese megaship successfully eased through the manmade canal.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Government Managing the Margins Soybeans Import and Export Soybean Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:07:00 +0000 120721 at National Peanut Board shifts to reach millennials’ trillion-dollar clout <div class="field-byline"> Ryan Lepicier, Sr., National Peanut Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is an audience even more important to the peanut farmer’s ability to sell his growing crop in years to come: Millennials. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Managing the Margins Peanuts National Peanut Board Peanut Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:40:00 +0000 120571 at <p>People take smartphone images of peanut harvest on southwest Georgia farm as part of the 2015 Georgia Peanut Tour.</p> Corn, soybean rally rolls on but for how long? What you need to know <div class="node-body article-body">The news from the grain markets continues to surprise growers who had all but given up hope they would ever see $10 soybeans – let alone $11 ones – again. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Managing the Margins Soybeans Corn Soybean Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:50:00 +0000 120501 at United Soybean Board New Research Triangle Park-based business wants to fund ag startups <div class="node-body article-body">As John Dombrosky sees it, great research and new technology in agriculture doesn’t do much good until it can be used right on the farm to improve farm income.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Management Managing the Margins Soybeans Inputs Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:51:00 +0000 120411 at <p>John Dombrosky, CEO of AgTech Accelerator, says the venture plans to raise $30 million this year to fund new and innovative ag startup companies .</p> Cuba advocacy group, Georgia ag leaders join to end US embargo <div class="node-body article-body">Engage Cuba, an advocacy group, and Georgia ag leaders are tired of losing trade and business opportunities to foreign competitors as Cuban markets open up and grow.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Livestock Markets Orchard Crops Soybeans Vegetables Import and Export Legislation Wed, 25 May 2016 20:10:00 +0000 120341 at <p>Ship leaves the Port of Savannah.</p> Monsanto tells Bayer ‘no’ but doesn’t say ‘never’ <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto says Bayer’s offer to buy it for a reported $62 billion isn’t enough.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Government Markets Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Business Agrochemicals Wed, 25 May 2016 14:40:00 +0000 120321 at Florida ranchers celebrate heritage, the drive and a new venture <div class="node-body gallery-body">Florida Cattle Ranchers LLC brings 13 ranches under a new marketing brand with the goal to produce Florida-born, -raised, -finished and –harvested beef.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Livestock Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 24 May 2016 18:48:00 +0000 120251 at Bayer CEO in North America speaks <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer’s Jim Blome says continued innovation in agriculture is a must to meet the demands of a growing and increasingly more affluent global population</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Management Markets Soybeans Tobacco Management Mon, 23 May 2016 18:02:00 +0000 120301 at <p>On hand for Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Research Triangle Park were, left, Alan Kriz, strategic alliance manager for Bayer CropScience, and Jim Blome, president and CEO and head crop protection, North American Region for Bayer CropScience.</p> Are you helping hackers steal your valuable farm data? <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Bureau of Investigation and USDA say farmers’ increased use of precision agriculture technology puts farmers at greater risk for cyber targeting by hackers who want to steal farm-level data in bulk.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Government Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Cotton Federal Thu, 19 May 2016 14:30:00 +0000 120241 at