North Carolina: 32 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Florence

🕔Nov 16, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 32 North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive flooding and wind caused by Hurricane Florence that occurred […]

North Carolina Cotton: 2019 Weed Management Starts Now – Preemergence Herbicides

🕔Nov 14, 2018As harvest 2018 wraps up, I understand it’s hard to think about 2019. But, seed orders are being place, so I ask you to consider your weed management for the […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Wet Conditions Continue to Slow Harvest

🕔Nov 6, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 4, 2018. County Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions were pretty normal for the week with highs […]

Livestock: Methane Digesters – New Growth for Renewable Energy in Agriculture – DTN

🕔Nov 1, 2018Methane digesters are the new growth wave in renewable energy for agriculture.   The stick and the carrot are both at work here. As livestock operations work on ways to manage […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Good Harvest Progress, Wheat Planting

🕔Oct 30, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 28, 2018. County Extension Comments Gary Cross – Person County Extension Wet weather at the end of the week. Tobacco harvest […]

Virginia: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding

🕔Oct 25, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Virginia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Culpeper, Madison, Mecklenburg and Orange counties who suffered losses due to excessive rain, flash flooding […]

South Carolina: 10 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Florence

🕔Oct 25, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 10 counties in South Carolina as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Lee, Marion, Marlboro and Williamsburg counties who […]

Tobacco: Late Season Rains – How Bad Was the Damage?

🕔Oct 23, 2018With two record-setting hurricanes wreaking havoc on eastern North Carolina flue-cured and exceptional rains in Kentucky in September, it was a discouraging ending indeed for much of the Tobacco Belt.

North Carolina Field Reports: Harvest Continues – 1st Freeze

🕔Oct 22, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 21, 2018. County Extension Comments Gary Cross – Person County Extension Person county experienced a week of dry weather that allowed […]

Hurricane: Long Tail of Loss and Loans – DTN

🕔Oct 22, 2018Farm losses in Georgia following Hurricane Michael last week are going to make it hard for farmers to cover operating loans unless lenders can offer some latitude on payment. Gerald […]

The Latest


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events