For the past few years visitors to the Sunbelt Ag Expo, “North America’s Premiere Farm Show,” have gotten added value from the Southeast Farm Press mobile apps. The benefits will be even better this year....More
To streamline the process for South Carolina farmers, a single damage assessment form has been posted to allow state and federal agencies fast access to on-site data that can be used in disaster aid and other important services....More
John Deere has unveiled new equipment and products which will be showcased at the 2016 Sunbelt Ag Expo, including an expansion of its compact tractor series, a folding corn head, a new spray nozzle and software options to streamline data collection and analysis....More
Suwannee County farmer Sammy Starling never had to guess when he did or didn’t need to water his corn. With a new smart-agriculture technology, he could access soil moisture readings right from his phone, with updates every three hours....More
Growers who planted new Extend soybeans and cotton and made off-label dicamba applications.created a domino effect of bad publicity for U.S. agriculture, regulatory headaches and caused negative implications for regulation of future technologies....More
The Environmental Protection Agency apparently has decided glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and a number of generic “look-a-like” herbicides, is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans....More
Alabama-based Agri-AFC, LLC, added its name Aug. 30 to the list of founding members of the Agricultural Data Coalition, becoming the 14th organization to join the group since its formation this spring....More
The Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award is one of the most prestigious awards in U.S. agriculture. Each year, ten Southern states pick one farmer each to represent it in the program. One farmer is picked as the top in the region. The honor is big, and the prizes aren’t shabby.
Though dozens of exhibitors, industry reps and Extension specialists provide useful information for attendees at the Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day each year, there were a few particularly interesting things said at this year’s event.
Many producers can have excellent weather with few pest or weed problems and still find themselves straddling the line between profitability and losing money because of their planting decisions....More