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Sorghum Checkoff Releases Videos on Sugarcane Aphid Management

Sorgum Checkoff

LUBBOCK, Texas – The United Sorghum Checkoff Program recently released eight videos on sugarcane aphid management for 2017. The video series provides growers with information received from the Sorghum – Sugarcane Aphid Research Exchange Meeting held in January of this

Senate Ag Holds Farm Bill Hearing in Kansas

The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee heard from farmers and ranchers Thursday afternoon, hosting a farm bill field hearing at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. The hearing featured panels of farmers giving input on what they feel needs to happen

Opportunity is There to Make Money on Wheat

Wheat Dollars

  This unusually warm weather has caused some head scratching among growers with wheat in the field.  Dan Weathington, Executive Director of the NC Small Grain Growers Association: “Right now I’m looking at a wheat field and it’s a little

Resist Temptation to Plant Early

  The message to farmers these days is ‘no matter how tempting it is to get the planter out, just don’t’.  Clemson Extension agent in Calhoun County, Charles Davis: “My operative word right now is ‘patience’.  We’ve seen it happen

Photo: Tractor brigade on Pennsylvania Ave

Tractor brigade during the inaugural parade on Pennsylvania Ave in front of the National Archives. Photo Credit: Max Armstrong and Mark Oppold  

Hopefully Just One More Year

  Coming off of two bad production years, Carolina farmers were hoping for some good news at Thursday’s Ag Development Forum at the Southern Farm Show from NC State Economist Dr. Blake Brown.  Brown recaps his talk at the Forum:

You Don’t Get But One Chance to Do It Right

  Yadkin County farmer Kevin Matthews is known in the southeast for his out-of-the-box ideas and thinking that bring in big yields in both corn and soybeans.  Matthews Family Farms manages over 1,000 acres in the Yadkin River Valley in