Precision Farming Keeping Mississippi Delta Alive

Clarksdale native David Carr recognized by Delta Farm Press Precision Farming or Precision Agriculture had its genesis in the early 1990’s with the technological introduction of GPS guidance for farm tractors. Due to the prohibitive rising cost of inputs in agriculture, it is increasingly imperative that farmers utilize every available research-based asset to maximize profits […]

The New York Times values Shonda Warner’s opinion when it comes to farmland prices – What do you think?

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) -by Guest Bohemian Fat Clyde, aka Mr. Lil John McKee Hello all you Bohemians out there; check out our own Shonda Warner’s quote in the New York Times about the recent surge in farmland prices. Miss Shonda did not fall off a watermelon trailer yesterday, and the DB suspects that she is right […]

A picture is worth a thousand words

By Lil John McKee This week I want to demonstrate the theory that a picture is worth a thousand words. The following charts are courtesy of the Earth Policy Institute. They tell their own story about agriculture.