Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter
Louisiana led the nation for the average soybean yield last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released the average state yield of 57 bushels an acre.
Brad Robb, Contributing Writer
Wes Hoggard, owner of Hoggard Farms (and Stateline Turf and Tractor, a John Deere dealership), has to keep his eyes on farm land replete with a very specific kind of adversity with which more and more farmers are having to deal — urban encroachment.
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host the 2015 West Tennessee Grain and Soybean Producers Conference Feb. 5. The conference will be held at the Dyer County Fairgrounds in Dyersburg, Tenn.