One of the nation’s leading producers of Simmental-Angus beef cattle, Gibbs Farms of Cleburne County was named Alabama’s 2016 Farm of Distinction during the Alabama Farm-City Awards April 7 in Birmingham....More
Recently, the weed science and agricultural communities lost one of those people who worked behind the curtain to make our jobs in Extension that much easier. Dr. Ted M. Webster, a USDA-ARS research agronomist in Tifton, Ga., passed away Feb. 16. He was 46....More
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