Bayer CropScience announced today a major new initiative, Healthy Hives 2020, designed to find tangible solutions that will improve the health of honey bee colonies in the United States over the next five years....More
USDA looks to reduce ag-related greenhouse emissions by 120 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent; like taking 25 million cars off the road, or the emissions produced by powering 11 million homes last year....More
Corn planting progress in Tennessee remains the furthest behind the average with 37 points fewer acres planted than average. Progress in Kentucky and Missouri also lags more than 20 point behind the five-year average at this point....More
Skies cleared Tuesday morning but not before more than 6 inches, and in some places 8 inches of rain fell across the Deep South in the last seven to 10 days, beating up corn and delaying peanut planting and general field work by several weeks. Here’s what it looked like.
In a groundbreaking achievement led by an international team that includes Clemson scientist Chris Saski, the intricately woven genetic makeup of upland cotton has been decoded for the first time in the ancient plant’s history....More
I received official word from the Georgia Department of Agriculture that the Environmental Protection Agency has denied our request to use Counter 20G on cotton. It is still legal on field corn, though....More
Georgia's corn crop is growing faster than in previous years. Farmers need to pay much closer attention to their crop this year in order to be timely with inputs, particularly, nitrogen applications....More