Limestone County, Ala., farmer Stuart Sanderson said the combination of a wet planting season and high prices convinced him to plant his first-ever 800 acres of sorghum.
Above-average yields will be needed by farmers because prices have declined farther since the USDA crop report came out Aug. 12.
The nation’s top agriculture official was in west Alabama Aug. 12 to announce grants to rural communities and to talk to farmers about issues ranging from overbearing environmental regulations to foreign trade.
There is one more important step that growers can take to further reduce the seedbank of Palmer amaranth. Neglecting this important step can undo prior efforts to holistically reign in the seedbank of Palmer amaranth.
Genomics already plays a role in peanut breeding and the use of the technology will continue to rapidly grow. Marker assistance technology can be used for screening for several traits in conventional breeding programs.
Georgia corn and soybean producers are eyeing what could end up being record yields this year.