LSU AgCenter Scientist Monitors Mosquito Insecticide Resistance

🕔Sep 29, 2017An LSU AgCenter entomologist is working with mosquito control employees in Louisiana to help them learn how to evaluate insecticide resistance in their regions. While many programs in the state […]

South Carolina: Harvest Getting Underway in the Pee Dee

🕔Sep 29, 2017We’re getting to the end of a pretty good growing season.  Our corn finished out well and the cotton, peanuts, and soybeans are looking good too.  Very few times this […]

Biofuel: EPA Considers Major Policy Change to Renewable Fuel Standard

🕔Sep 29, 2017The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering a major change to the Renewable Fuel Standard that could include offering biofuel credits attached to gallons of ethanol exported from the United […]

Texas Corn: Critical Crop Situation Has Producers Looking for Answers

🕔Sep 29, 2017Corn farmers worried about fumonisin contamination in their fields need to immediately contact their crop insurance agent – that was the message from two emergency meetings held Sept. 27 in […]

Arkansas: Dry Sep. Makes for Fast Harvest, Thirsty Fields in NE Counties

🕔Sep 29, 2017One of the driest Septembers on record has been both a boon to grain farmers muscling their way through harvest and a burden to producers hoping to sock away forages […]

Irrigation: Create an Equipment Repair List As You End the Season

🕔Sep 29, 2017Before you put your irrigation system away for the season, create a list of needed repairs and potential improvements.  “A good end-of-season list of needed irrigation maintenance and repairs can […]

Puerto Rico’s Ag Sector Takes Big Hit From Irma

🕔Sep 29, 2017Farmers are assessing damages and making recovery efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Irma slammed the Caribbean island earlier in the month. Puerto Rico Farm Bureau President Hector Cordero says […]

Senate Farm Bill Hearing, Rural Development: Broadband Access, Opioid Epidemic Noted

🕔Sep 29, 2017On Thursday, the Senate Agriculture Committee held its ninth Farm Bill hearing where the panel turned its attention to rural development and energy programs.  Recall that a House Agriculture Subcommittee explored […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔Sep 29, 2017Average quotations were 37 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […]

Mississippi: Wild Hog Presence Threatens Wildlife

🕔Sep 29, 2017The number of wild hogs living in an area determines the severity of their impact on wildlife, as these invasive creatures eat any source of nutrition they can find. Bronson […]



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