Farm Websites And Social Media Help Connect Your Farm

By: Jessie Scott After city girl Lauren Arbogast married her farmer, as she lovingly refers to her husband, Brian, she became tremendously interested in the workings of the Virginia farm she now called home and the agriculture industry as a whole. “I was asking no less than 800 questions a day in those early years,” ... Read More »

Farmers Remain On Bleeding Edge Of Web Technology

By: Jeff Caldwell Though the existence of the Internet precedes its widespread consumer use by several decades, the medium as a way to communicate, find information, entertain, shop, network, and more has only been around for a couple of decades, a time in which its utility and general role in everyday life has been nothing ... Read More »

Three Considerations When Purchasing Used Equipment

From: AgWeb Farm Journal Equipment can be one of the largest investments farmers make on their operation. And with today’s lower grain prices and tighter budgets, many are considering used machinery as an alternative to buying new. However, the hours logged on a piece of machinery are not always a reliable indicator of the health ... Read More »

Peanut farmers plan more acres, some pushing rotation to supply market

By: Brad Haire Southeast peanut growers plan to plant more acres than last year in an effort to supply a market that wants more peanuts. In Georgia, where almost half of the nation’s peanut crop is produced annually, growers indicate they will plant more than 700,000 acres for the third straight year, said Scott Monfort, ... Read More »

Corn Growers Using Pioneer Seed Won 7 National, 199 State Titles

From: Southeast Farm Press Pioneer brand corn products provided National Corn Growers Association Yield Contest participants with big wins in 2016. Overall, the NCGA awarded seven national and 199 state titles to growers who used Pioneer brand seed and entered the annual National Corn Yield Contest. “Our 2016 NCGA title winners demonstrate that our continued ... Read More »