Over the last few years cotton acreage in Alabama has decreased due to the slowed market and Don Glenn, past president of the Alabama Soybean and Corn Association, says that farmers have had to turn to alternative crops. Glenn expects that trend to continue, however growers seem to be a bit undecided this year.
Dow AgroSciences has announced they recently received federal registration from EPA for their new LORSBAN®Advanced insecticide, which offers the same benefits of LORSBAN®-4E but uses innovative technology to produce a low-odor, water-based formulation. Brian Timmerman, product manager for LORSBAN®Advanced, said Dow AgroSciences is excited to offer an improvement on a trusted solution that growers have come to rely on. Low …
While many row crop farmers are not excited that some economists are calling for lower crop prices this year, livestock producers welcome the news.
The final estimates for the 2008 crop season was released this morning by the National Agriculture Statistics Service, as Tyron Spearman looks at where peanut and other crop numbers came in.
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With the issue of Palmer Amaranth becoming a growing problem, Jamie Nielson with the Valent USA Corporation says that Valor can be part of the solution.
Today Tyron Spearman looks at some of the impacts on agriculture in 2008 and also has an update concerning the venture to build another ethanol plant in Georgia. More on impacts on ag: Hear Ga Ethanol plant:
Nematodes have long been a problem in the Southeast, but Mark Jirak, crop manager for Syngenta Seed Care says that the best way to defend against them is to treat the seed before nematodes have a chance to create more problems.
In this edition of Specialty Crop News, a special Agri-View featuring background about Southeast AgNet commentary writer Everett Griner, who is among just a handful of people in the nation who can say he has been in the radio business since the days before audio tape recording was even invented! At 82 years young, Ev has been on-the-air since prior …
Valley Irrigation was the recent winner of the Irrigation Association’s prestigious agricultural New Product Contest with their AutoPilot linear control panel.