This time of the year is the time when gardeners are consider the seed purchases they will make for their backyard. Taking that to a scale where you may have hundreds, even thousands of acres to plant and your family’s income is dependent on it and you can imagine it is both exciting and stressful for farmers. Looking at various… Read More
Please! Can we plant cotton now? Please?!?!
I’m not sure how many folks know how farmers know whether its time to plant. When it comes to my favorite crop — cotton, there are lots of different guidelines, but one grabs me. In the Mississippi Delta, there is always an oxbow lake, a creek, the Mississippi River or some body of water nearby. If you aren’t familiar with… Read More