The National Hurricane Center reporting Hurricane Florence is intensifying and becoming a Category 4 storm. This comes in the middle of corn harvest for North Carolina farmers as they rush to harvest as much as they can.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.
After gaining Environmental Protection Agency registration, Syngenta Force 6.5G will be available for the 2019 growing season. It’s a high-load granular corn insecticide that provides control of corn rootworm.
The history of wild pig hunts is filled with unusual stories, but the chase for a 750-lb. beast hiding in plain sight on a Mississippi farm ranks as a standalone account. Farming reality outshines fiction.