Arkansas: Wheat Stripe Rust Is on the Move
Stripe rust has been confirmed on wheat in eastern Lincoln Co., Arkansas. Other reports have indicated wheat affected in fields […]
California Almonds: Bee Health an Important Consideration When Spraying
There has been a lot of concern about honeybee health related to fungicide and insecticide applications within orchards.
Florida: Land And Labor Costs – Compare The Numbers
It is the time of year when land owners and farmers negotiate lease agreements for renting farm land. One of […]
Georgia: Question of the Week – Chicken Head Tracking
Chickens have an uncanny head tracking ability. You can move their bodies around and they keep their heads in exactly […]
Kansas Soybeans: Resistant Marestail Control Begins Now
Controlling glyphosate-resistant marestail in soybeans has been a big challenge for Kansas no-till producers in recent years. Because soybeans are […]
Louisiana Rice: Hybrid Varieties Show Higher Yields Than Conventionals
Hybrid rice, which is produced from the first generation (F1) of seeds between a cross of two genetically dissimilar pure […]
Mississippi Wheat: Adding a Pyrethroid — Does It Pay?
Over the last several years we have seen a consistent response in wheat yield when a pyrethroid was used during […]
Missouri: Crop Insurance – Yield Exclusion Options Available
The 2014 Farm Bill included a provision of yield exclusion in the calculation of Actual Production History (APH) used in […]
North Carolina: Cotton Variety Performance Data Available
Cotton variety selection is one the most important decisions affecting the grower’s bottom line. Once a variety is planted, the […]
North Dakota Soybeans: New Conventional Variety Offers Strong Yields, Disease Resistance
ND Henson, a conventional soybean variety, has been developed and released by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, according to […]
Ohio Farmland Values to Take Direction from Crop Margins, Interest Rates
While cropland values in Ohio increased in each of the past three years, several factors, including continued low interest rates, […]
Seramas: Little Chickens With Great Personality
What they lack in size they more than make up for in personality, friendliness and impressive color combinations. Imported from […]
Tennessee Wheat: February Weed Control Considerations
For Poa, metribuzin, Powerflex or Osprey will provide some control depending upon the size of the weed.
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Texas: Sesame, Guar Seeing New Market Interest
The specialty crops of sesame and guar are a good fit for semi-arid, dryland cropping, and the Rolling Plains and […]
Virginia: Bath County Declared Primary Natural Disaster Area by USDA
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Bath County in Virginia as a primary natural disaster area due to damages […]
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