Mid-Atlantic Crop Management School, Ocean City, Oct. 15-17 Sep 28, 2016

🕔Sep 28, 2016
Registration will open on Tuesday September 27, 2016 for the 22nd annual Mid-Atlantic Crop Management School. This year’s school will feature 2 ½ days of timely presentations in the areas […]

USDA Announces $26M Investment to Spur Agricultural Innovation Sep 9, 2016

🕔Sep 9, 2016
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the investment of $26.6 million by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) into 45 projects that will spur innovative conservation initiatives on both rural […]

Maryland: Farm Data – Who Owns What You Harvest? – Audio Aug 17, 2016

🕔Aug 17, 2016
Producers are collecting and relying more on ag data collected by farm equipment.  Much of this data might be uploaded to the “cloud” and stored with third party.  Storing with […]

Soybeans: Maryland Board Investing In Kudzu Bug Research Aug 17, 2016

🕔Aug 17, 2016
While experts already know how the kudzu bug spends its summers – destroying crops by munching on kudzu vines and other hosts, including soybeans – researchers want to know more […]

North Carolina Tobacco: Blue Mold Showing Up in Fields Jul 4, 2016

🕔Jul 4, 2016
The fungal disease was spotted on flue-cured in Caswell County, N.C., on June 17. Extension agent Joey Knight reports that the farmer treated quickly and thoroughly with Quadris and the […]

Delaware Wheat: Flowering Fields at Heightened Scab Risk May 9, 2016

🕔May 9, 2016
Wheat in southern parts of MD and DE, as well as some early flowering varieties, began flowering the latter half of last week and most of the remaining wheat I […]

Neonic Dust: More Legal Problems, Rules in 6 States Plus Canada – DTN Mar 22, 2016

🕔Mar 22, 2016
Recent legal action has put neonicotinoids in the spotlight once again. This week, Minnesota’s Department of Agriculture compensated two beekeepers after investigators found that neonicotinoid-filled dust from a neighboring cornfield […]

Soybeans: Ellen Matthews Davis to Lead Regional Research Consortium Jan 25, 2016

🕔Jan 25, 2016
Looking to leverage soybean checkoff funds, reduce redundancy and prioritize local research, soybean farmer leaders from Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Virginia have agreed to create a […]

Ethanol: 21 States to Receive Funds for Expanding Blender Pumps – DTN Sep 11, 2015

🕔Sep 11, 2015
As the American Petroleum Institute continues to rail against the Renewable Fuel Standard partly on the basis there isn’t enough infrastructure in place to expand beyond E10, USDA Thursday announced […]

Corn Maze “Dares to Be Different” and Showcases Pop Diva Taylor Swift Sep 10, 2015

🕔Sep 10, 2015
For 19 years now, Summers Farm has dared to be different in Maryland’s agriculture-entertainment industry. It’s no wonder then, after hours of thoughtful planning for this year’s fall festival venue, […]

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