Southern Crop

Southern Crop



Litigation Tracker: Endangered Species Cases Pivotal

These lawsuits center on whether, as the law requires, the agency properly consulted with other wildlife protection agencies before approving certain pesticides. The resolution of these suits awaits a pending judge’s ruling on the appropriate jurisdiction. View the lawsuits

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Managed bee hives around a blueberry field

It Behooves Blueberry Growers To Protect Pollinators

Blueberries are more adept to buzz pollination, a vibrating act performed by bumble bee species and other native pollinators that literally shakes the pollen from the flower. However, the availability and abundance of these native pollinators are often not enough to support pollination needs for larger or commercial operations. This is[…]

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Precision Agriculture


Farm Profits and Adoption of Precision Agriculture

‘Farm Profits and Adoption of Precision Agriculture’ is the title of a report released by the USDA Economic Research Service which examines “… adoption rates for three types of precision agriculture (PA) technologies: (1) GPS-based mapping systems (including yield monitors and soil/yield mapping); (2) guidance or auto-steer systems; and (3)[…]

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Production Reports

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Competing Claims Over Glyphosate’s Risks Pose Challenge For EPA SAP

Pesticide industry officials and environmentalists are waging competing claims over the public health risks from the world’s most commonly-used herbicide glyphosate in comments to a delayed EPA Science Advisory Panel (SAP), highlighting the challenge the panel faces in its pending work to assess evidence on the substance’s risks. Read more

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Worldwide Agriculture

Annual Meetings

Amelia Island Sunrise

Register for the Annual Meeting

SCPA is thrilled to be hosting its 2016 annual meeting at Amelia Island, Florida on November 6 – 9.  With an old favorite venue comes a newly updated registration process. Please review this registration guide as you register for the annual meeting.   Booking a Room Our annual meeting will[…]

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