climate change

Agri View: Big Difference in Climate Change

  Everett Griner talks about how some people look at climate change differently in today’s Agri View.   Here is an interesting feature that I have knowledge about. It is about climate change and the reason some people see it differently. Including farmers. You see, there is a difference between climate and weather. The feature I just read points out …

Agri View: Sweet Satsuma

  Everett Griner talks about the sweet Satsuma orange coming in today’s Agri View.     Well, it looks like the Satsuma orange is on the verge of becoming one of America’s favorite fruits. Most people know very little about the Satsuma orange. It is small, it is seedless, it is juicy and it is sweet. It peels like a …

weather

Agri View: Weather Costly to Producers

  Everett Griner talks about the impact weather has had on our food producers in today’s Agri View.   You know it takes good weather to produce a good crop. The past 12 months have been one of the most disastrous years in decades for farmers all across the country. The very southern portion, from the Carolinas to Texas have …

Agri View: Hemp, an Unlikely Crop

  Everett Griner talks about how the demand for hemp goes unheard in today’s Agri View.   Hemp is the crop that was once commonly grown in some states. Widely used in making such things as rope and twine. It was declared illegal to grow when marijuana became too common. Hemp is a genetic member of the same family of …

Agri View: Hard Winter for Farmers

  Everett Griner talks about how the hard winter affected farmers and their crops in today’s Agri View.     This past winter was the mildest winter this country has had in 100 years. The section where I live had a total of four nights with temperatures in the freezing zone. The last night was March 16th. You know it …

avalon pecan scab

Agri View: Avalon and Scab Resistance

Everett Griner talks about the new Avalon pecan being more resistant to scab in today’s Agri View.   Well we are learning more about that new pecan variety that has a lot of commercial growers showing interest now. It is identified as the Avalon. The difference is something you don’t see. It is a large quality nut. The big difference …