Southern Crop

Southern Crop

Agricultural

WOTUS 60-Day Public Comment Begins

The 60-day public comment period for the newly proposed waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule launched Thursday with the EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishing the rule in the Federal Register. Read More

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Biotechnology

Maternal Instincts Don’t Explain the Gender Gap on GM Foods

Studies have found that women are more skeptical of genetically modified (GM) foods than men, but little research has been done on what’s responsible for that gender gap. Conventional wisdom has been that maternal instincts may explain the difference, but research shows that this isn’t the case. Read More

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Precision Agriculture

Robots Are Coming to Take Over Your Farms

“Necessity is the mother of invention,” so the saying goes. It’s certainly appropriate when referring to advancements made in agriculture technology. The lack of available farm labor alone has given rise to automated smart harvesters. Read More

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Ag Legislation and Regulation

Worldwide Agriculture and Trade

Food Trends

Dairy Farmers Press Against Labeling of Nut ‘Milk’

Al Overland is not saying you should refer to almond milk as nut juice. He’s also not saying you shouldn’t. “I’ve heard it called that,” said Overland, a dairy farmer near Sturgeon Lake, Minn. “They can call it juice or beverage, or whatever they wish, but we just don’t want[…]

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