Corn: Neighbor Farmers Growing Different Hybrids – It Takes a Village – DTN

🕔Apr 23, 2018Low commodity prices are prompting some farmers to plant specialty corn to boost their income. But care must be taken when planting different hybrids next to each other, or farmers […]

High Oleic Soybeans – Will 2018 Be the Breakthrough Year? – DTN

🕔Oct 20, 2017High oleic soybeans have been waiting in the wings of American agriculture for five years. Companies hope 2018 will be their breakthrough year. Monsanto’s Vistive Gold soybeans will see a […]

Specialty Crops: Melon Production is Focus of $4.4Mln USDA Study

🕔Sep 7, 2017More than $4.4 million is being funded to discover ways to improve the U.S. melon industry through a grant to scientists with Texas A&M AgriLife Research and in seven other states. […]

Farm Policy: Farm Bill Hearings Move to Specialty Crops

🕔Mar 13, 2017A news release from the House Agriculture Committee on Thursday indicated that, “[T]he Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research, held a hearing to evaluate the effectiveness of the 2014 Farm Bill […]

Soybeans: Premium Beans Can Earn Premium Prices

🕔Jun 23, 2016Although bigger often means better in today’s world, soybean farmer Jonathan Gibbs understands the value of small quantities at a premium price. “I like high yields like anyone else, but […]

Can Alabama Go Bananas?

🕔Apr 30, 2015In Alabama, farmland, which accounts for 84 percent of farm assets, is being sold for development as many farmers are no longer able to sustain their operations. Crop diversity is […]

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