The U.S. Drought Monitor shows the state has suffered from drought conditions for five years. But that’s only part of the story, says Steve Runyan, a farm and rural real estate appraiser based in Bakersfield. The other parts of the story have to do with water use and distribution problems.
Farmers across the Midwest and Mid-South are preparing for yet another challenging season fighting weeds. Those applying dicamba might need to watch for more inspections, limited opportunities for use and more training requirements. Read moreRead More »
On Wednesday (Nov. 8) afternoon, the Arkansas Plant Board voted 10-3 to continue its plan to ban dicamba applications in 2018. If enacted, the ban would begin April 15 and run through the end of October, effectively removing the herbicide from use on Monsanto’s dicamba-tolerant (Xtend) crops during the growing[…]Read More »