“Perhaps never in the history of farm legislation have so many diverse farmer and rancher voices joined together for such a common call for action on a farm bill,” said Bob Stallman, American Farm Bureau Federation president, during...
Pecan update for Texas and New Mexico.
Extension pecan specialists in both New Mexico and Texas are predicting a good yield in 2012.
Too early to tell if conditions will remain optimal for a bumper production, but experts are hopeful.
On a good day, the Oxbo harvesters manufactured at Clear Lake, Wis., team in a pair, running along each side of a row of trees, then come in with 14 loads, replacing four 20-man harvest crews, says their inventor and operator, Tom Visser.
Case bearers showing up in 14 states.
The economic threshold is one damaged nut out of 310 clusters or if producers see one moth egg visible on a cluster.
Controlling the moths is a fairly simple and cost-effective process.