On the second day of his spring planting tour of the South, Mike McGinnis talked to farmers and scouted fields in the Delta region of western Mississippi. Farmers there are planting earlier each year, and despite some flooded areas, the crops are looking g
Agriculture Online Markets Editor Mike McGinnis is on the road this week, traveling throughout the South. He's interviewing farmers and Extension agents, and getting a first-hand look at planting and crops. Browse a slideshow from the first day of his tour
The Ag Container Recycling Council has launched a new Web site, offering information on how to recycle ag containers. It also explains the entire process from collection of containers to the development of end-use products.
Senators Barack Obama (D-IL) and Richard Lugar (R-IN) have introduced S. 2446, The American Fuels Act of 2006, which would advance renewable fuels as part of the solution to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil.
The hurricanes, drought and record gas prices in 2005 didn't stop the farm sector from posting another banner year, according to a new report from Jason Henderson, a senior economist with the Center for the Study of Rural America. Those high fuel prices ha