Thursday, March 30, 2023

Breaking News

Congress urged to strengthen price, revenue supports, crop insurance programs at Farm Bill listening session

⋅ BY MARY HIGHTOWER ⋅ University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Farmers urged Congress strengthen price and revenue support programs, take a new look at...

Ark-La-Tex feral hog damage assessment provides deeper understanding

⋅ BY JOHN LOVETT ⋅ University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Managing feral swine — the land-damaging, disease-carrying wild hogs that roam throughout the country — starts...


Corn Planting Reminders

Water is often the limiting factor for corn production. The lack of water during key growth stages or an overabundance in stages when the...


Arkansas pushes corn through drought, rakes in more winter wheat despite rains

⋅ BY JOHN LOVETT ⋅ University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture High temperatures, drought and elevated input costs drove Arkansas corn and grain sorghum production...

Disease Watch: Tar Spot

Weed Management: Try A Seldom-Used Mode of Action

Weeds are the bane of most growers’ existence. In a growing class of “superweeds,” Palmer amaranth continues to frustrate farmers with its dogged resistance...

Editor’s Note

2023 Economic Report

Farm meetings and short courses dot the calendar all around the Southeast December through March. Looking ahead to pests and diseases farmers will face is one thing but trying to determine what the economy...

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Crop Protection

Southwest Texas crop event set Jan. 18 in Uvalde

⋅ BY SUSAN HIMES ⋅ Texas A&M AgriLife Optional auxin training offered The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold the 2023 Southwest Texas Crop Kick-off program on...

2023 Planning Resources

Equipment & Technology

Clemson & S.C. State’s AgrAbility Broadens Accessibility in Agriculture in South Carolina

This program will help the South Carolina agricultural community develop barrier-free farming. – Dale Layfield, Clemson associate professor of agricultural education Aging and ailments limit some...