How can producers turn negative returns into positive returns? It is going to take a combination of several factors: better marketing, managing costs and producing the maximum economical yields....More
The 2016 Southeast Hay Convention will be March 8-9 at the Sunbelt Ag Expo grounds in Moultrie, Ga. This two-day workshop will focus on techniques for producing high yields of high quality hay and baleage, along with a more detailed look at specific topics....More
Cotton industry is not giving up on cottonseed designation. USDA reinstated marketing certificates to redeem commodities from marketing loan program. You can go broke just breaking even these days. There’s a massive fire in Kentucky, a disaster waiting in North Carolina wheat, and other top stories from this week in Southeast farming news.
Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden announced she is stepping down from her post at the end of February. Michael Scuse, undersecretary for farm and foreign agricultural services, will become the acting deputy secretary....More
Alabama farmers are assessing damage and waiting for standing water to recede after historic flooding during the Christmas holiday and another round of severe weather coming as the New Year approached....More
From cattle thieves caught on camera to the world’s fastest tractor and from pecan truffles to citrus schemes and from drunken friends to standing naked, 2015 -- like all years before it – had its share of odd stories and commentaries.