14:29PM Apr 10, 2020

Economist on Cotton Prices: “They’re Definitely Not Profitable”

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

USDA says in its Prospective Plantings Planting Survey cotton acres may tally 13.8 million acres, down 2 percent from last year. Industry leaders expect those acres to switch, potentially to

09:27AM Apr 01, 2020

Tips to Prep Your Planter for Go Time

The weather is warming up and fields are drying out. That can only mean one thing -- planters will be rolling soon in the Midwest. Before it’s crunch time, make

07:32AM Mar 03, 2020

Frozen Dinosaur: Farmer Finds Huge Alligator Snapping Turtle Under Ice

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

On a harsh winter day in 2018, Robbie Polk chanced upon a dinosaur suspended in ice.

15:42PM Feb 27, 2020

How to improve farm productivity with satellite technology in 2020

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In 2020 farmers stand under the growing pressure from customers, suppliers, and policy-makers. This ever-growing food demand forces the agriculture industry to seek newer ways to improve the production technology.

07:58AM Feb 25, 2020

American Treasure: Pole Vaulting Farmer, 77, is a Living Legend

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

Cook Holliday, 77, is a legendary pole vaulting farmer and an American treasure hiding in plain sight.

15:18PM Feb 20, 2020

Cotton Gin Converts Machines to Process Hemp

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

California is traditionally a big state for pima cotton. However, one gin sees growing competition from hemp and is changing its equipment to potentially process hemp fiber instead.

14:33PM Feb 16, 2020

Analysis: Corn and Peanuts Could Be Biggest Acreage Gain In Southeast

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

When you look at the cotton markets, it’s not a surprise the price isn’t profitable at the moment. That’s why Ashley Arrington, founder of AgriAuthority believes cotton acres will decrease