In college, Malcolm Manners saw his share of “really good” and “really bad” professors. When he decided to become a professor himself, he tried to use the best ones as his pattern. “They could catch a student’s interest and educate rather than preach,” he recalls. Manners just began his 40th year as an educator at […]
By Sarah Bostick Grocery stores have trained the customer to expect exactly one type of fruit: spotless. Anyone who grows citrus for a living knows that achieving spotless fruit can be an expensive and time-consuming endeavor. There is a growing movement in the United States that is pushing back against the idea that fruits and […]
By Bill Castle “The notion that field trial data are of little value in the early years and trials must run for 15 years is outdated.” [Lesson 7] “Our new website provides the grower community with user-friendly access to our collective decades of rootstock trial data…” [Lesson 9] Those are two of many lessons shared […]
While meats such as bison and lamb are considered niche in some global export markets, efforts continue to expand market access for, and education about, those products. Rod Bain has the story. The post Carving a ‘Niche’ in Global Meat Export Markets appeared first on Southeast AgNET.
Tyron Spearman discussed on Tuesday how peanut planting is progressing in Georgia and what some of the possible issues with the crop are. Today, he looks at the progress in both Alabama and Florida and what the concerns may be for the crop in those two states. The post Peanut Crop Update, Part 2 appeared […]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is making available up to $5 million for wetland mitigation banks. This funding, through the Wetland Mitigation Program, is available to help conservation partners develop or establish mitigation banks to help agricultural producers maintain eligibility for USDA programs. “Wetlands are critically important to the […]