The event celebrating sustainable agriculture practices and collaboration across the food supply chain is open to all farmers will be jointly hosted by the National Corn Growers Association and Environmental Defense Fund.
Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour leaders Brian Grete and Chip Flory are anxious to step into fields Monday to get a first-hand look at how widespread planting dates and replants are reflected in plant variability, even within the same field.
John Phipps offers commentary on how to fix the dicamba drift problem for 2018.
Several dairy farms across the country are fortunate enough to be along the path of totality for the solar eclipse and they are sharing their farms with people from around the country.
How is it that Palmer amaranth—known for traveling across parts of 28 states via birds, livestock feed, equipment and conservation seed mixes—could show up in potting soil or flower seeds?There’s no for-sure answer yet but researchers are trying to figure it out, says Tom Peters this week in his Pest & Crop Report. He explains that a Minnesota homeowner had a plant with an “unusual flower structure” that resulted either from potting soil purchased at Walmart or flower seeds that came from China. The homeowner sent photos and a sample of the plant in question to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture for review.
Monsanto seems to be taking no risks in its effort to undermine the International Agency for Research on Cancer report.
When California farmer John Duarte decided to settle his legal battle with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rather than risk losing his family owned nursery operation, a couple of signals were sent to all of agriculture according to Don Parish, senior director of regulatory relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation. Duarte agreed to pay a $1.1 million settlement after being accused by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of improperly disturbing a wetland when he plowed a wheat field.
North Korea tested a missile that has the capability of reaching the West Coast in late July. In response to recent threats from the country to launch missiles to U.S. island territory Guam, President Donald Trump vowed “fire and fury.”
Argentina has agreed to allow imports of U.S. pork products for the first time since 1992, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.
The new drought monitor is a mixture of vast declines and huge improvements.
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