The Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum continues today with a focus on honeybees, and how the current issues plaguing the pollinators is affecting farmers of both food and fiber. Southeast AgNet’s Gary Cooper has the details. Download Audio Click here for more information about honeybee concerns.
Honeybees are an important part of agriculture that have recently received more attention than they may have wanted, thanks to the well publicized Colony Collapse Disorder. In the following interview, Southeast AgNet’s Gary Cooper talks with David Westervelt, assistant chief of apiary for the Division of Plant Industry at the Florida Department of Agriculture, regarding Colony Collapse Disorder as well …
Don’t look now, but the post office that used to be right down the road, may be farther away than you think. Everett Griner tells us of how many post offices are closing…and where most of them are. Download Audio
The USDA Outlook Conference starts tomorrow. Everett Griner Tells us a little about it. Download Audio
Do you remember when you shook a man’s hand that was him giving his word? Well, today Everett Griner talks about how this deal is dead. Download Audio
Everett Griner tells us why another dust bowl is not likely. Download Audio
Andy Lavigne, president and CEO of the American Seed Trade Association, says they are trying to be proactive regarding potential government regulations by better educating farmers about proper handling and use of new seed varieties and treatments. Download Audio For more with ASTA President and CEO Andy Lavigne regarding their efforts click here.
Well, last minute action by our Congress saved farmers for the 2013 crop season. Everett Griner looks at what is ahead for the new Farm Bill. Download Audio
Everett Griner talks about the problems that river traffic is having on the mighty Mississippi River. Download Audio
For farmers considering planting cotton in a double crop situation, whether behind wheat or veggies, Monsanto’s Keylon Gholston says they are excited to offer Delta Pine 1321 Bogard Flex. Download Audio