“Perhaps the temptation was too large, the resistant weed issue too pressing. The discovery that a group of farmers illegally used some form of dicamba on Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans and cotton has created significant issues for the industry.” Follow the coverage of the dicamba issue by Delta Farm Press as they go in depth from the start of this issue to where it stands now.
Houston Chronicle By Brian M. Rosenthal March 1, 2017 AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller once again is clashing with the Legislature and threatening to unilaterally raise fees on farmers and ranchers. Miller, a first-term Republican who ran as a hard-line conservative, has faced repeated questions about his spending[…]Read More »
[SFM] Update – Certified Organic Production Data – In 2015, “… 12,818 certified organic farms in the United States sold a total of $6.2 billion in organic products in 2015, up 13 percent from $5.5 billion in 2014 …” according to the 2015 Certified Organic Survey released by the USDA[…]Read More »