The best way for small, intensive farmers to control weeds and pests is to nurture healthy plants and healthy soil, according to Ryan Kalivretenos of Common Root Farm, who spoke in a Future Harvest CASA weed management webinar on June 24.
The Southern Region covers everything from the dairy industry in western Maryland to the poultry industry on the Delmarva Peninsula and the commercial beef industry in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and beyond.
Regular columns including Lay of the Law, Farm Credit Corner, MaryLAND of Agriculture, NASS News and NRCS News help keep our readers informed on the latest news and information related to agriculture and other topics of concern to farmers and people interested in the agricultural sector.
The Hickmans of Dublin Farms, in Horntown, Virginia, have stood firm against every curve the weather has thrown. They have been farming fields of potatoes continuously since 1876. Read more
The acres of peaches at Bennett Orchards barely survived a cold snap that sent the mercury below freezing last month. Read more
Two economists and an agri-business owner addressed the virtual audience of the Farm Foundation’s April 28 video forum, “Challenges and Opportunities for Agriculture in a Post-Pandemic World.” Read more