NEWS
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Tue Jul 8, 2014 11:05 AM CDT

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (DTN) -- You can't nickel and dime yourself to the top. At least that's Jeremy Jack's philosophy. The Belzoni, Miss., grower is a state corn yield champion who believes agronomic management is key to success in farming the Delta. Two new economic studies seem to confirm that premise.

Weather doesn't necessarily take yields out of a farmer's control, especially in challenging areas like the Midsouth. "Yield is a direct result of management here, because we can control so much through irrigation, soil type, drainage and crop rotations," Jack said. "You have to stay on top of weed and ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a new, faster method of testing soybean cyst nematode samples is...
  • Competing for Dollars Beef has some catching up to do, but there is opportunity ahead.
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
  • $3 Corn Subdues Bids March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Nutrients Ruling A federal appeals court Tuesday ruled that a lower court could not order EPA to make a decision o...
  • West, Texas: 2 Years Later - 1 Two years after the ammonium nitrate explosion at West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas, state offic...
  • West, Texas: 2 Years Later - 2 While federal and state governments did not mandate more regulations when it comes to storing fer...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my cow has anaplaz, which I've never heard of before. What is it?
Related News Stories
Farmer-to-Farmer-to-Farmer
Klinefelter: By the Numbers
West, Texas: 2 Years Later - 2
West, Texas: 2 Years Later - 1
View From the Cab
The Farm Behind The Glitz
H5N2 Bird Flu Spreading
Mexico Open for Fed Cattle
Woodbury: Family Business Matters
View From the Cab