Almond Board Makes Major Commitment To NOW Sterile-Release Research

🕔Apr 13, 2019The Almond Board of California (ABC) recently approved funding of $1 million dollars of a Navel Orangeworm Sterile Insect Technique research project. This is the single largest production research project […]

AgFax Weekend: Rising – Farmer Age, Female Ownership

🕔Apr 12, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Rising – Farmer Age, Female Ownership | Disaster Relief – $3Bln of Baloney? | and more.

U.S. Farmers Need to Keep Feeding the World – Or, Maybe Not

🕔Apr 12, 2019Damian Mason, farmer, writer and consultant, speaks on two subjects that he knows best: business and agriculture. Recently he spoke about agriculture’s much beloved phrase, “feed the world.” Mason explains, […]

California: Walnut Blight: Dealing With Resistance — It’s Complicated

🕔Apr 12, 2019Walnut Blight Disease Cycle Walnut blight is caused by the bacterial pathogen Xanthomonas arboricola pv. juglandis (Xaj). This devastating bacterium can overwinter in between scales of healthy buds, “waiting” to […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: General Improvements for South, Northwest

🕔Apr 12, 2019Summary After a dry March, a series of storms brought much needed precipitation to the Pacific Northwest, staving off further degradations in Washington and resulting in local flooding and broad […]

2018 Farm Bill: What’s Happening? USDA Updates the Timeline

🕔Apr 12, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the implementation status of the 2018 Farm Bill. President Trump signed this Farm Bill into law on December 20th, 2018 and the […]

Arkansas Pecan Growers Association Educational Meeting, Lonoke, May 4

🕔Apr 12, 2019Pecan scab, pruning and marketing are all on the agenda for the Arkansas Pecan Growers Association’s annual education meeting on May 4 in Lonoke. “We’re pleased to have Charlie Graham, […]

Webinar: 7 Habits for Effective Farmers, May 1

🕔Apr 12, 2019Direct farm marketers, value-added agriculture entrepreneurs and agritourism operators are invited to participate in a free “lunch and learn” webinar series starting in May. The series will include discussions related […]

U.S. Farms: Average Farmer Age is Up and Female Ownership Rising

🕔Apr 12, 2019Ninty-Six percent of farms and ranches are family owned.  That’s just a tiny bit of information released this week from USDA based on the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Spanning some 6.4 […]

DTN Retail Fertilizer: Anhydrous Ammonia Application – 4 Points – DTN

🕔Apr 12, 2019Average retail prices for the majority of fertilizers were slightly higher the first week of April 2019, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. This brings to an end a string […]

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