Ryan Kurtz, director of agricultural research, Cotton Incorporated, says the highly successful Boll Weevil Eradication Program, genetic engineering, innovations in tillage, and changes in farm size and efficiency combined to reduce cotton’s impact on the environment over the past 35 years.
The physical signs and socio-economic impacts of climate change are accelerating as record greenhouse gas concentrations drive global temperatures towards increasingly dangerous levels, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization. Read MoreRead More »
If you are a Virginia peanut farmer and safely apply Lorsban to control Southern corn rootworm, don’t expect to receive high fives or words of support from activist groups congratulating you on a job well done. Yield-robbing pests on your farm are the least of their concerns. They want Lorsban[…]Read More »