The USDA has designated $6 million dollars in aid to help farmers and ranchers impacted by recent wildfires in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. U.S. Senate Ag Committee Chairman Pat Roberts says the funds will be available through the USDA’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQUIP) administered through the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The funds will help farmers and ranchers restore grazing lands, rebuild fencing and restore damaged watersheds. Producers in the impacted counties are asked to check with their local NRCS offices for additional information and to apply for aid.
Can the coarse-droplet nozzles required for use in the auxin-tolerant cropping systems be used for the delivery of peanut weed control programs? Or more simply, will growers have to switch nozzles every time they go from an auxin-tolerant cotton or soybean field into a peanut field? That could be both[…]Read More »
The Florida Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday amended SB 10 and sent it to the full Senate for a floor vote on April 13. SB 10 is Sen. Joe Negron’s bill proposing to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee in the Everglades Agricultural Area. Read moreRead More »