This has been a busy summer, including a move, knee surgery, a 10-day 11-state road trip vacation, Little League baseball games, and my usual farm visits, summer meetings, and, for the first time in several years, a small backyard garden.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says his agency is committed to developing programs that help rural businesses and communities, with the ultimate goal of providing better services and, if possible...lowering overall costs to farmers and other rural businesses....More
“We have maintained our cotton yields. We have seen an increase in our soil nitrogen in the upper 6 inches, particularly following legume monospecies. We have seen a visible response to cotton behind those cover crops.”...More