corn silage

UF/UGA Corn Silage and Forage Field Day

Dan Cattle, Corn, Education, Florida, Georgia

The 2018 UF/UGA Corn Silage and Forage Field Day will be held in Citra, Florida this Thursday, May 24. The program starts at 8 AM and concludes with field demonstrations after lunch. The event includes a test plot tour along with educational stops that cover topics like pest control, grazing management and forage quality. A discussion concerning alfalfa and grass …

gardening

Gardening Simplified, Self-Seeding Crops

Dan Field Crops, Pollinators, This Land of Ours

Today’s lifestyle has everyone constantly on the go. You still love gardening, but just don’t seem to have the time to devote to it. Cathy Isom has a solution for you. In today’s program, Cathy tells you about the best crops to grow for the time-strapped gardener. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Gardening Simplified, Self-Seeding Crops Gardening …

syngenta

Syngenta Settlement Details Announced

Dan Corn, Industry News Release

Syngenta and plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the company have announced a $1.51 billion settlement to resolve class actions and individual cases regarding Agrisure Viptera. The cases allege that Syngenta sold its “Agrisure Viptera” and “Agrisure Duracade” corn seeds before it should have because new insect-resistant genetic traits in those seeds had not yet received import approval in China. The …

china

China Looking to Russia for Soybeans

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Soybeans

The world’s biggest importer of soybeans, China, almost tripled soybean purchases from Russia amid a growing trade dispute with the U.S. A Bloomberg report says Russia sold approximately 850,000 metric tons over the most recent twelve-month season. That compares to 340,000 tons sold during the previous period. China has already canceled several soybean purchases from the U.S. in anticipation of …

Southern Peanut Growers Conference

Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 19-21

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort Mark your calendars for the 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference, July 19-21, 2018, at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Miramar Beach, Florida. This year’s conference offers farmers an opportunity to learn more about legislative issues, peanut promotions and production issues. The registration fee for growers is $145 which includes all conference events and meals. …