Dicamba talk in the wind at 64th Farm Progress Show
Wind-carried dicamba drift incidents have been wreaking havoc on non-Xtend or Enlist soybeans across much of the Southeast and Midwest this year. On the first day of the 64th Farm Progress Show in Decatur last week, talk of dicamba-related damage took place from gate to gate.
U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), along with Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.), announced a bipartisan package of legislation aimed at combating substance abuse in rural communities.
Patience and safety emphasized during tomato harvest field day
Row crop farmers know this year’s planting season was disrupted, and tomato growers are no exception – at a recent Red Gold field day, industry experts explained to producers new and recurring challenges to expect during the upcoming harvest.