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Pesticides among discussions for May 24 Mid-South ‘Early Bird’ Session

⋅ BY DREW VIGUET ⋅ NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL LAW CENTER Years of controversy, recent litigation and amended regulation of agricultural pesticides are changing and molding the farming...

EPA Opens Public Comment on Draft Guidance for Pesticide Application Submissions that Require ESA Reviews

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on draft guidance to improve the efficiency of EPA’s Endangered Species Act (ESA) analyses...


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

Know The Difference Between Common And Southern Rust 

Distinguishing between common and southern rust is important for proper corn management. Rusts are fungal diseases that affect a wide range of crops worldwide....

Equipment & Technology

UGA’s Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture to host international conference

⋅ BY DAVID MITCHELL ⋅ Crop and livestock farms throughout Georgia are in a perpetual exchange of ideas and innovations to solve challenges that have...