Ag News and Views: August 2014
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More often than not, new market gardeners are so focused on growing and marketing that they fail to plan adequately for what happens between the two - postharvest handling and storage.
Buying or selling land is seldom a simple matter. When improvements exist on the land, questions arise concerning what portion of the transaction price is allocated to each improvement.
Heat illness is a serious medical condition resulting from the body's inability to cope with a particular heat load. It is not a sign of weakness or frailty, and it can be a serious health risk even when the temperature is moderate.
UAVs will be useful for agriculture because of their ability to deploy meaningful sensors, making it easy for users to observe resources from a vantage point not previously feasible.
The vast majority of the winter pasture in the Southern Great Plains is wheat. There are many reasons for this, including culture, the opportunity to harvest and sell grain, and government and insurance programs.