Due to higher than normal yield for the past few years and the resulting oversupply and price pressure, the Korean government is attempting to reach a balance between rice supply and demand by 2018. The plan entails seeking a gradual
The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) hosted a 4 hour listening session at the Tulare UCCE office conference room on Feb. 15. In attendance were growers, consultants, ag industry personnel and university extension personnel. The WSSA is hosting 7
Louisiana growers across the state must deal with glyphosate resistant palmer pigweed, waterhemp, Italian ryegrass, and Johnsongrass. Although not officially documented, resistant horseweed is also a concern for northern parishes.
The rice World Market Price was left unchanged this week, with the on-farm value of long grain rough at $8.59 per cwt and medium/short grain at $9.01. USDA’s net export sales postings were a very good and very welcome 120,700
In addition to the large scale on farm rice studies, MSU research has utilized controlled small plot research to verify the use of AWD in rice.
The number of farms in the United States for 2016 is estimated at 2.06 million, down 8,000 farms from 2015. Total land in farms, at 911 million acres, decreased 1 million acres from 2015. The average farm size for 2016 is 442 acres,
Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado was talking about the struggles of health care in rural Colorado last week when he noted he had met in January with the director of the Colorado Department of Agriculture, who told the senator that
Based on the anomalously wet winter, additional heavy precipitation likely during the remainder of February, and a relatively wet climatology through March, continued improvement or removal of drought is forecast across most of central and southern California. However, long-term hydrological
Summary During this U.S. Drought Monitor week, storms continued to impact the west, including parts of California, bringing more heavy precipitation to much of the region, as snow packs continued to increase and reservoirs continued to fill. Fortunately a respite
Alabama corn champions Henderson Farms in Madison, just below Huntsville, topped the National Corn Growers Association state contest in both the irrigated (305.7 bushels per acre) and the non-irrigated categories