In light of widespread prevented planting, USDA is mulling Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments for struggling producers who plant an MFP-eligible cover crop that has the potential to be harvested and used as forage, says Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Read More
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Manufacturing, we share a Q&A interview conducted at Understanding Ag and the Soil Health Academy, featuring certified professional soil scientist Ray Archuleta; farmer, rancher, author, and speaker Gabe Brown; and first-generation farmer and field consultant, Russell Hedrick. Read More
Seeking to better understand herbicide resistance, researchers exposed more than 70 million grain amaranth seeds to a soil-based herbicide. Though preliminary, the findings suggest that the mutation rate in amaranth is very low, and that low-level herbicide application contributes little — if anything — to the onset of new mutations conferring resistance, say researchers at the University of Illinois. Read More
To help expand the adoption of innovative conservation approaches on agricultural lands, the NRCS is seeking proposals for national Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG). Find out if your problem-solving projects qualify for funding. Read More
Pennsylvania farmers — come enjoy an agronomic field day for farmers, industry representatives, and other agricultural professionals for a field day that promises to be an informative event featuring a wide range of crop production topics.
Finding solutions to the problems farmers face is what inspired Harry and Etta Yetter to open a small machine shop in west central Illinois in the 1930s. Today, four generations later, Yetter continues the tradition of solving agricultural problems to meet the needs of producers all over the world.
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