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
According to NOAA’s U.S. Spring Outlook released March 16 areas of the country still under water from torrential rainfall last week have an elevated risk of moderate flooding through the rest of the season....More
DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company Feb. 19 announced the U.S. sites and structure for the agriculture company that will be created following the separation of DowDuPont into three independent, publicly traded companies....More
EPA has granted a Section 3 registration for the application of Brake herbicide pre-emergence in cotton, providing growers with a different mode of action to use in their ongoing struggle with herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth....More
Crop insurance pays most often on drought in the Southeast. But South Carolina’s epic flood at harvest in 2015 resulted in catastrophic losses. Crop insurance is not designed to make you whole and some lessons were learned in South Carolina....More
This year's Southern Farm Show drew 30,000 people to the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh Feb. 3-5. Once again, the show presented an opportunity for farmers from throughout the Carolinas and Virginia to see the newest in farm equipment, network with peers and gain valuable information they can take back to their farms.
Cotton growers in 2016 will have access to Enlist cotton, which provides crop tolerance to Enlist Duo herbicide — a combination of glyphosate and new 2,4-D choline — and full tolerance to glufosinate herbicides....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.
Farmers interested in using unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, will have to wait a little longer despite the Federal Aviation Administration recent announcement of web-based aircraft registration for drone technology....More
A 1952 Ford 8N tractor dubbed the “8NCREDIBLE” is reported to have taken the title of world’s fastest farm tractor, reaching a speed of 96.3185 miles per hour and breaking a record that has stood for 81 years....More