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Nobile Family Farms

Much More Than  Just A Business By Angela Rogalski • Photography By Meagan Little It all started with a pea patch, a passion for the land, and strong familial ties. Andrew Nobile and his wife Mary Britton Nobile own Nobile Family Farms in Holcomb, Miss. The farm is filled with acres of fresh produce, beautiful …

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Evans Farms

Years of Experience and  Hard Work Equal Success By Angela Rogalski For forty-one years, Jerry Evans of Evans Farms has been growing rice, soybeans, corn and wheat in Symonds. This year Evans is concentrating on two crops only: rice and soybeans. Along with his brother Larry Evans and his son, Jerry Evans Jr., the three …

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Hot Moore

Super Cowman of the South By Hank Burdine Hot Moore was HOT indeed. To cattlemen all over America, and possibly the world, he was known as the Super Cowman of the South.  From a meager beginning in the eroded red clay hills of Tate County, Maurice P. “Hot” Moore built his Circle M Ranch into …

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Tarah Ferguson

An Outstanding Asset to the Extension Service By Jack Criss Based in Tate County, Tarah Ferguson has been an Extension Agent for eight and a half years in the Senatobia office and has established a great reputation in the position. Her job consists primarily of a focus on agricultural issues with an emphasis on 4-H …

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ARC vs. PLC

What’s The Right Choice This Year? By Jack Criss With time running out to enroll in two important coverage programs, many farmers are wondering what the best decision is to make between them, especially in today’s uncertain economic climate. Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) provide financial protections to farmers due to …

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Dicamba

EPA Approves Extended Usage By MARK H. STOWERS In 1967, Dicamba was first used as a broad-spectrum herbicide. With uses for both agriculture crops and on non-agriculture land such as golf courses, it has been used for decades to control broadleaf weeds. The main action of the chemical is that it produces uncontrollable growth that …

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A&W Planting Co. Successful: One Season at a Time

By Aimee Robinette • Photography Ashley Putnam Walt Rambo didn’t come from a farming family, but that hasn’t stopped him from accumulating – and successfully farming – 1,150 acres of land. “I grew up around Clarksdale,” says Rambo. “My dad was a Methodist preacher. One church member, David Mullin, would take me to his farm …

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