Ag Tariffs: Expect Price Drop to Attract Buyers from Other Countries

🕔Aug 17, 2018USDA’s $12 billion program of assistance to U.S. farms to address economic loss from President Trump’s use of tariffs to impact trade policy consists of: approximately $7-$8 billion in cash […]

Ag Tariff Damage: Farmers Get $12Bln Package of Programs from USDA

🕔Jul 25, 2018U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced on Tuesday, July 25 that the USDA will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation. President Trump directed […]

National Cover Crop Initiative Gets $2.2Mln Start-up Funding – DTN

🕔Mar 23, 2017Research and promotion of soil health and cover crops got a major boost Wednesday as the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research and The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation announced a […]

Insecticide Resistance: Pyrethroids Up for EPA Review – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2017Pyrethroids are up for registration review by the EPA, and the agency’s most recent risk assessment of this group of insecticides has some industry players concerned.   The EPA’s preliminary […]

Florida: Redbanded Stink Bugs – Don’t Take New Pest Lightly

🕔Jun 25, 2016The University of Florida has recently found the Redbanded stink bug as the dominant species in local legume crops.

Root Study: Half of 12.8B Tons of Nitrogen Applied is Not Used by Crops – Why?

🕔Feb 19, 2016Three Clemson University scientists have been awarded a $1.8 million grant to study gene expression in roots, specifically peas and beans, that eventually could pave the way for increased crop […]

Flint on Crops: Nitrogen Fixation Can Be Supercharged

🕔Jan 25, 2016Many miracles occur in nature, more in fact than we will ever know about. However one that we depend upon for a great quantity of our food supply is that […]

Cover Crop Decisions: This Online Tool Helps Growers

🕔Sep 29, 2015Cover crops, which are typically grown off season, help reduce soil erosion, increase organic matter and control weeds. At the same time, they can lessen the effects of extreme weather […]

Livestock: Frost Seeding, Easy Way to Improve Quality of Pastures

🕔Mar 10, 2015As I look at the weather forecast this week, it appears that spring is arriving. One task that is well suited to the transition time between winter and spring is […]

Cover Crops a Good Replacement in Weather Damaged Fields – DTN

🕔Jul 21, 2014Major weather events have left a mark on the landscape again this year. Unplanted areas or damaged crops are evident in pockets across the Corn Belt. While unfortunate, there’s a […]

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