Ryan Kurtz, director of agricultural research, Cotton Incorporated, says the highly successful Boll Weevil Eradication Program, genetic engineering, innovations in tillage, and changes in farm size and efficiency combined to reduce cotton’s impact on the environment over the past 35 years.
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Jan. 19 announced four grants totaling $13.6 million to combat citrus greening disease. The agency has awarded $400 million to fight the disease since 2009. Read moreRead More »
During part of a White House roundtable with Trump and Perdue, some of the topics that were discussed were a working H2A program, NAFTA and trade, regulatory reform, infrastructure, and ethanol. Read moreRead More »