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  • Timber Production

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    Here’s a place to talk timber.
    Interest: Timber Production

    3 Most Troubling Grapevine Diseases

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 11, 2018

    There are more than 30 known grape diseases. Among them, sour rot, anthrax and powdery mildew are the most common diseases. If we know more about grape diseases, we can improve grape growing environment, promote grape yield and improve economic benefits. Grape Sour RotSour rot is usually caused by the mixture of acetic acid bacteria, yeasts, fungi, Drosophila larvae and other microorganisms. It is a serious disease that can reduce grape yield by 30%-80%...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Timber Production

    Mattie Hill United States, NY, Bronxville

    Business Title: Mattie Hill Farms
    Job Title: Agricultural Engineer
    About: An Agricultural Engineer, Consultant, Realtor and Investor who's interest is to contribute positively in Agriculture by improving technologies to boost food production and ensure food safety. Hit me up for further details
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Treely

    Public
    We are innovators, real estate specialists, and hands on problem solvers, serving buyers & sellers of country real estate, timber, and commercial real estate in the Carolinas.
    Interest: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    AgFuse Administrator United States, SC, Blenheim

    Business Title: AgFuse LLC
    Job Title: Adminstrator
    About: AgFuse is a social media network created specifically to connect farmers and agriculture professionals throughout the world.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Amol Patodekar India, Maharashtra, Osmanabad

    Business Title: Independent Farmer
    Interests: Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Marketing, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production, Specialty/Vegetable, Dairy, Hogs, Poultry, Specialty

    Sutham Chuaitang Thailand, Bangkok, Khlong Toei

    Business Title: VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific Co., Ltd.
    Job Title: Project Coordinator
    Interests: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Marketing, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production, Canola, Corn, Cotton, Grain Sorghum, Peanuts, Rice, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Wheat

    NISHA MISTRY India, Gujarat, Anand

    Business Title: AUM ENZYMES
    Interests: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Marketing, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production

  • Mattie Hill United States, NY, Bronxville

    Business Title: Mattie Hill Farms
    Job Title: Agricultural Engineer
    About: An Agricultural Engineer, Consultant, Realtor and Investor who's interest is to contribute positively in Agriculture by improving technologies to boost food production and ensure food safety. Hit me up for further details
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    AgFuse Administrator United States, SC, Blenheim

    Business Title: AgFuse LLC
    Job Title: Adminstrator
    About: AgFuse is a social media network created specifically to connect farmers and agriculture professionals throughout the world.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Amol Patodekar India, Maharashtra, Osmanabad

    Business Title: Independent Farmer
    Interests: Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Marketing, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production, Specialty/Vegetable, Dairy, Hogs, Poultry, Specialty

    Sutham Chuaitang Thailand, Bangkok, Khlong Toei

    Business Title: VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific Co., Ltd.
    Job Title: Project Coordinator
    Interests: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Marketing, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production, Canola, Corn, Cotton, Grain Sorghum, Peanuts, Rice, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Wheat

    NISHA MISTRY India, Gujarat, Anand

    Business Title: AUM ENZYMES
    Interests: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Marketing, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production

    Pat Rogers United States, SC, Blenheim

    Business Title: Pat And Blake Rogers Farms
    Job Title: Owner
    About: I grow cotton, peanuts, soybeans, corn and wheat in the Pee Dee area of South Carolina.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Grain Sorghum, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • Timber Production

    Public
    Here’s a place to talk timber.
    Interest: Timber Production

    Treely

    Public
    We are innovators, real estate specialists, and hands on problem solvers, serving buyers & sellers of country real estate, timber, and commercial real estate in the Carolinas.
    Interest: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    AgFunder

    Public
    A digitally native foodtech and agtech venture capital firm with an active media arm in AgFunderNews.com
    Interest: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Pakistani Agriculturist

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    Pakistani Agriculturist, A group for Pakistani farmers to share success stories and ask questions.
    Interest: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness, Marketing, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production, Canola, Corn, Cotton, Grain Sorghum, Peanuts, Rice, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Wheat, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Poultry, Specialty

    Nationwide Farm Insurance

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    Our commitment to agriculture began in 1909, through decades of service we have earned our position as the #1 farm insurer in the country. Let our expertise help protect your future.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Agribusiness

    Agribusiness Insurance Advisors

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    We are an insurance agency dedicated to providing competitive insurance and risk transfer solutions that protect farms, families and agribusiness companies that we serve.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Marketing, Agribusiness, Ag Issues in Washington, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production, Canola, Rice, Hogs

    Farmpally Free Agropreneur Promotions

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    At Farmpally.com, we're helping farmers to keep documents of their farm activities, showcasing them and helping them to market their produce and seedlings to other farmers. This comes at NO COSTS
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Moringaseed

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    Moringa seed and leaves cures uncountable illnesses
    Interest: Corn, Soybeans, Rice, Beef Cattle, Poultry, Specialty, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • 3 Most Troubling Grapevine Diseases

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 11, 2018

    There are more than 30 known grape diseases. Among them, sour rot, anthrax and powdery mildew are the most common diseases. If we know more about grape diseases, we can improve grape growing environment, promote grape yield and improve economic benefits. Grape Sour RotSour rot is usually caused by the mixture of acetic acid bacteria, yeasts, fungi, Drosophila larvae and other microorganisms. It is a serious disease that can reduce grape yield by 30%-80%...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Timber Production

    The Critical State of Agriculture

    By The Crossover

    Published Mar 29, 2018

    Farming is nothing if not but a series of decisions to be made, day after day, year after year. One thing that the best decision makers (across a wide variety of businesses and interests) tend to do is base their decisions on principles that stand the test of time and are true across a multitude of disciplines. These principles are called mental models. As a person accumulates them through years of learning and experience, they form a mental toolbox that the individual can access again and again when needing to make tough decisions... Will your investment in growing your farm outperform the stock market over the next ten years? What about if you had used that cash to buy real estate or timber? Just because there's an opportunity in an industry that you're familiar with doesn't mean it's the best opportunity...

    We are seeking investment opportunities in Agriculture.

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 12, 2018

    Agrilend has been in business for over 24 years, first registered as Servicios Financieros de Agricultura, S. A. in Colombia it extended its growth incorporating two other entities controlled by the Colombian Parent company to be domiciled in The United States of America, the first being Agriculture Services & Supply, Inc registered as a for profit corporation in Florida in November 1, 1994 and then its financing lending operation Agricultural Mortgage Company of America, LLC License Number ML0100663 incorporated in May 1rst of 2001... During this 24 year period, however, the real growth of the company has occurred during the last preceding 19 years in operation throughout 6 of its subdivisions in terms of agricultural finance, trade, export, import, production, distribution, manufacturing, and portfolio diversification... Cotton, Timber, Wood, Pulp, and Paper at approximately 3%...

    Top 4 ways to stimulate root growth

    By Darren Chan

    Published Sep 3, 2019

    Importance of healthy rootsFirst, they anchor the plant in place, resisting the forces of wind and running water or mudflow. Secondly, the root system takes in oxygen, water and nutrients from the soil, to move them up through the plant to the stems, leaves, and blooms. where they can interact with sunlight to produce sugars and energy for the plant. Last but not least, scientists have recently discovered that roots actually secrete compounds that affect the microorganisms in the soil, which can help protect the plants from disease and encourage it to absorb nutrients from the soil. Top 4 ways to promote root growth1...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Dairy, Organic

    The Future of Fruit Farming: MD2 Pineapple

    By Jenny Hoo

    Published Sep 13, 2019

    This means that in the long term, even though under usual circumstances normal pineapple breed would bear fruit in 6-8 months, by taking 16 months of MD2 pineapple production cycle in count, MD2 would bear 4 fruits in 16 months compared to 2 for normal pineapple breed... Therefore, the farmers now can rely on technology to monitor their crops and production... Also through DSTE chain that farmers find out which area of their land yields the best and highest grade of MD2 pineapple production... 5 to 6 and planted under peat soil for optimum production... 6 million tonnes of pineapple production globally annually[4], there is no doubt that the demand for pineapple is escalating...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Specialty/Vegetable

    Starting from Scratch - How Beginning Farmers can Break Ground

    By Gregory Heilers

    Published Sep 9, 2018

    Despite the fact that there is near-guaranteed job security, thanks to booming population growth, many beginning farmers face seemingly insurmountable obstacles to bringing a product to market. In this article, we’re going to cover how young farmers can start from the ground up, even if they don’t come from a family of farmers. Informing this subject is Jason Silverman, the Massachusetts Field Agent of Land For Good, and Joel Salatin, co-owner of Polyface Farm. Jason’s experience as a first generation farmer, and as an agent connecting farmers with resources, balances well with Joel’s, who took over the family farm, and has since mentored scores of intern cohorts. Starting Out with No Agricultural BackgroundOne of the dangers of starting out without either extensive experience or a strong support network is the potential for failure...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    A New Era of Farm Employees: Farm Technicians vs. Farm Hands?

    By Gregory Heilers

    Published Jun 4, 2018

    Traditional agricultural skills that made civilization possible are still alive and in use today. At the same time, hundreds of farm technician job listings across the US, and the rise of precision agriculture and software, clearly evidence the need for technologically-savvy farm technicians in the 21st century agricultural industry. It’s no surprise that tech-friendly millennials interested in farming are encouraged by these developments, which may make farming less labor intensive than in generations past. Technology may even be the antidote to a number of ills plaguing modern agriculture, which have led to a drastic decrease in the number of farms across the United States. Satellite technology provides a broader view of agricultureTo assess the current state of affairs across the globe, I solicited the expert advice from one of the preeminent farmers in the United States, Joel Salatin, co-owner of Polyface Farm, and John Fargher, co-founder and COO of Australia-based cutting-edge farm management software, AgriWebb...

    4 Steps to Building Soil Organic Matter in the South

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jul 18, 2018

    As we learn more about what goes on in the world beneath our feet, increased attention has been placed on soil organic matter. And for good reason. While it only makes up a small percentage of most soils, the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) says it’s the “very foundation for healthy and productive soils” — and the more organic matter there is, the better the results. Consider the following findings from SARE and the NRCS:A study of soils in Michigan demonstrated potential crop-yield increases of about 12% for every 1% organic matter... In addition to organic matter increasing, Kloot discovered that nutrient levels and pH on the five farmers’ soils were quite stable — remaining practically unchanged, despite being in full production and not having any commercial fertilizer applied, except for nitrogen to grass crops, which Kloot says was typically applied at lower rates...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    What Farmers Need to Know About Mycorrhizae

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Nov 2, 2018

    If someone asked you, “How do plants take up the water and nutrients they need?” you’d probably tell them through the roots. But did you know that for many crops, those roots aren’t working alone?That’s because most plant species associate with mycorrhizal fungi. What is mycorrhizal fungi? University of Alberta biological scientist JC Cahill says that mycorrhizas are actually the interaction between a fungus and a plant. Although there are many different types of mycorrhizae, the only one crop farmers need to be concerned about is arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), as 65% of plant species associate with it... While this symbiotic relationship is often seen and discussed as a benefit to crop production, Cahill and Hart warn that’s not always the case...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    How to Create a Low-Input, High-Revenue System with Wide-Row Intercropping

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Dec 9, 2019

    In Gaston, Ind. , Jason Mauck is farming a little differently from his neighbors. Unlike the typical corn-and-soybean monocropping system, for the last 5 years Mauck has been doing low population, wide-row relay intercropping... By growing crops in wide rows, sunlight is able to reach more of the plant, particularly its lower leaves, for greater crop production, while intercropping helps shade out weeds, keeps soil life active throughout the year and reduces input needs... Mauck’s plan for the future is to do twin-row corn on 60-inch spacings, and start cohabitating his own nutrition and weed control in between the rows with legumes for nitrogen production...

    Categories: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat

  • Posted By Zubair Ahmad
    Mar 18

    Combined influence of soil moisture and atmospheric evaporative demand is important for accurately predicting US maize yields

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s43016-020-0028-7

    Posted By Zubair Ahmad
    Mar 18

    The hidden potential of urban horticulture

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s43016-020-0045-6

    Posted By Zubair Ahmad
    Mar 21

    https://newsstand.clemson.edu/prescribed-fire-dont-underestimate-its-importance/

    Posted By Timber Production
    Mar 4

    https://www.farmprogress.com/usda/forest-service-nrcs-work-together-improve-forest-health
    https://newsstand.clemson.edu/mediarelations/registration-open-for-annual-clemson-extension-forestry-summit/

    Posted By Timber Production
    Dec 5, 2019

    https://www.farmprogress.com/land-management/hurricane-damaged-forestry-cleanup-extended-tax-credit-deadline-soon

    Posted By Treely
    Jul 26, 2017

    View Treely's Slade Gleaton's article for SC Tree Farm News, July 2017 edition: "A Changing Future for Small Private Timberland Owners in South Carolina"The forest products industry in South Carolina has come a long way since England laid claim to the territory in the 17th century. Over the years, large timberland holdings have been responsible for sustaining the forest products economy through naval stores, lumber, and paper. Today the forest products industry contributes over $21 billion to the South Carolina economy and continues to grow stronger each year. As we look forward, one of the challenges the industry faces in South Carolina is the growing fragmentation of timberland ownership. Today, forested timberlands cover approximately two thirds of the state (over 12 million acres). Nearly 75% of this total is owned by non-industrial, private landowners. When you break this down further and look at the family owned timberland component, there are nearly 7 million acres across the State, of which over 3 million acres are composed of parcels of 50 acres or less. That’s a lot of acreage and tonnage spread across a growing segment of small forest landowners. Why is this happening? A recent study from Clemson University points to death (and subsequent sale or inheritance of property), urbanization, rising incomes and regulatory uncertainty as the main reasons for larger timber tracts being split into smaller parcels. “Across the South, where poverty and minority land ownership is prevalent, small landowners continue to struggle and large tracts continue to be sub-divided by heirs due to death, taxes and poor estate planning,” says Sam Cook, Executive Director of Forest Assets with the Natural Resources Foundation at NC State University, and recent recipient of the Henry Hardtner Award, which recognizes contributions to forest stewardship and sustainable forest management on non-industrial private lands. These smaller parcels are sometimes taken out of timber production or are not managed as effectively as they were in the past. In addition, the smaller landowner is often faced with the difficulty of selling timber because the smaller volumes are often too costly to harvest. “I own around 20 acres and when I decided to sell my timber, it was very difficult to find a buyer who was interested in harvesting my small acreage,” shares Joe Wheeler, a landowner in Chesterfield County. From the buyer perspective, it boils down to efficiency and profit margin. “Today’s loggers have more efficient and expensive equipment. Moving equipment between smaller tracts leads to a loss in productivity that puts pressure on already thin profit margins,” adds Jeff Tant with White Wood, Inc. “Even though there is no clear path to figuring out small tracts, one day a solution will be found and this will be a real plus to the industry.” One possible solution to smaller acreage parcels may be found online. As our world becomes more...

    Posted By Pee Dee Crop Producer Reports
    Apr 25, 2019

    https://agfuse.com/timberproduction/posts/TnRjZjZwd0RZUVp2VUJQVG9MVnBSdz09