While only 10 complaints were filed in Texas in 2017 against the new cotton technologies, such as auxin-tolerant XtendFlex and Enlist, with new formulations of dicamba and 2,4-D, Dr. Peter Dotray, professor and Extension lead specialist with Texas Tech University, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, and Texas AgriLife Extension Service, urges growers to continue to practice strict stewardship.
U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today. Read moreRead More »
This opinion article by Stephanie Mercier of Farm Journal Foundation takes an in depth look at the funding levels for federal programs that will run through the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year. Read moreRead More »