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Arkansas Soybeans: Watch for Redbanded Stink Bugs, Kudzu Bugs After Mild Winter

🕔Mar 24, 2017Entomologists with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture said this week that the mild winter of 2016-2017 will likely mean Arkansas producers — especially those in the state’s
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California

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California Almonds: Field Day On March 28 – Bouncing Back From A Wet Winter

🕔Mar 25, 2017To help almond growers get off to a good start following a wet winter, two leading University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisors will outline disease, fungicide and pest management
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Florida Peanuts: The Role of Stress Memory on Seed Quality

🕔Mar 24, 2017For as long as crops have been domesticated, farmers have been selecting seed from the best performing plants; based primarily on their yield and relative performance. In some cases, a
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Corn: Growers Face Marketing Challenges

🕔Mar 22, 2017Georgia corn growers can expect to face challenges in pricing this year, according to Dewey Lee, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension feed grain agronomist. Growers need to watch their expenses
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Illinois Corn, Soybeans: When Is the Best Time to Plant?

🕔Mar 24, 2017Relatively dry weather in recent weeks throughout much of Illinois and an early start to fieldwork might provide the unusual opportunity this year of letting us choose corn and soybean
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Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana Wheat: Get Ready for Spring Herbicide Applications

🕔Mar 20, 2017The date on the calendar may indicate that we are still in the winter season, but the weather outside would indicate otherwise.  The temperatures of the past winter have been
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AgFax Weekend: Tips on Overlapping Residuals; USDA Gives Wildfire Aid

🕔Mar 24, 2017In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Tips on Overlapping Residuals; USDA Gives Wildfire Aid; Farmers, Ag Lenders – What’s Your Financial Category?; and more.
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas Wheat: Crops Challenged by Lack of Moisture

🕔Mar 23, 2017Dry winter weather that helped fuel wildfires in Kansas and other Plains states also left many wheat fields in need of moisture even as above-average temperatures pushed wheat plants to
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Kentucky

Kentucky

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Kentucky Wheat: High Aphid Populations Likely Following Mild Winter

🕔Mar 22, 2017Kentucky and the northeastern U.S. experienced a mild winter in 2017. To survive the low temperatures of winter, insects enter into diapause at a specific life stage (adult, larva, pupa
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Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana Rice: Economic Evaluation of Using AV-1011 Versus Replanting

🕔Mar 22, 2017Damage from blackbirds to rice fields in southern to central Louisiana has become problematic and can cause substantial economic losses to a newly planted rice field. Planting costs for conventional,
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Michigan

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Michigan Soybeans: Recommendations for Planting Large Seed

🕔Mar 23, 2017Soybean seed quality is very good this year. Mechanical damage to the seed coats or embryos is very low because the seed was harvested at nearly ideal moisture levels. However,
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Minnesota

Minnesota

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Minnesota Corn: Should You Reduce Bt Trait Acreage to Cut Production Costs?

🕔Mar 20, 2017The economics of 2017 corn production have challenged many farmers with minimizing losses per acre. One area that some farmers have targeted for reducing costs is hybrid selection. Planting corn
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi: Wheat Growers Struggle to Find Positive News

🕔Mar 24, 2017Despite almost everything working against this year’s winter wheat, benefits remain on the fields growers managed to plant after last fall’s drought. Brian Williams, an agricultural economist with the Mississippi
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Nebraska: Time to Repair Leaky Gates/Gaskets and Eliminate a Set

🕔Mar 21, 2017Minimizing inefficiencies in gravity irrigation systems can save irrigators money and labor. Normal wear and tear associated with piecing together sections of irrigation pipe and opening and shutting gates can
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Nevada

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  • Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in South-Central Nebraska

    Palmer amaranth’s aggressive growth habit, extended period of seedling emergence, high water use efficiency, and prolific seed production make it the most problematic weed in agronomic cropping systems in the United States.  Herbicide Resistance Info The increased adoption of reduced tillage practices, continuous reliance on single mode-of-action post-emergence herbicides such as glyphosate, and decreased use The post Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in South-Central Nebraska appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • North Dakota Farmer Successfully Manages Heavy Clay Soils with Cover Crops, No-Till – DTN

    Some farmers may curse heavy clay soils, but the Toussaint family is finding a way to manage these tough soils using roots instead of iron. Cereal rye as a cover crop and a much wider crop rotation have allowed the Wahpeton, North Dakota, farmers to biologically improve the soil in just two years. TRANSFORMATION Before The post North Dakota Farmer Successfully Manages Heavy Clay Soils with Cover Crops, No-Till – DTN appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Ohio Weeds: Reduced Price Gramoxone a Boon to Burndown Programs

    Gramoxone SL (paraquat) is one of those herbicides that in our opinion really could have been used much more than it has in recent years, to help with management of marestail and to interrupt the cycle of continuous glyphosate use. A relatively high price has been one of the obstacles to more widespread use, but The post Ohio Weeds: Reduced Price Gramoxone a Boon to Burndown Programs appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

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North Dakota Farmer Successfully Manages Heavy Clay Soils with Cover Crops, No-Till – DTN

🕔Mar 21, 2017Some farmers may curse heavy clay soils, but the Toussaint family is finding a way to manage these tough soils using roots instead of iron. Cereal rye as a cover
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Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio Wheat: Time for Spring Nitrogen Applications

🕔Mar 21, 2017Wheat has already reached green-up across the state so spring nitrogen may be applied anytime fields are fit. Keep in mind that research has shown no yield reduction as long
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Canola: Scouting for And Managing Diamondback Moth

🕔Mar 24, 2017Josh Bushong, and Heath Sanders, OSU Area agronomists, have seen some heavy diamondback moth (DBM) infestations in canola. They both asked about DBM management as our canola begins to bolt
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South Carolina: Corn Planting Begins in the Pee Dee

🕔Mar 24, 2017The vast majority of growers wisely waited patiently a few weeks ago when temperatures were warm.  Now that the forecast looks to be staying warm, folks are getting ready to
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South Dakota

South Dakota

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South Dakota Weeds: Identifying Palmer Pigweed

🕔Mar 20, 2017Palmer Amaranth in South Dakota Annual weeds are threat to many cropping systems in South Dakota. Palmer amaranth is a newer threat in the state depending upon your geographical location.
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee Farmer of the Year Has Row Crops, Livestock, Dairy Operation

🕔Mar 24, 2017On 3,300 acres in southern Middle Tennessee, Mike Robinson and his wife, Krislyn, have spent 32 years raising cattle and a family as well as planting, cultivating and harvesting a
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Texas

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Texas Cotton: New Technologies Add to Grower Responsibilities

🕔Mar 24, 2017From a cotton farming standpoint, it may be more important now than ever to know your surroundings, said a pair of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists at Lubbock. In
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Cotton: Burndown – Match New Varieties with Correct Applications

🕔Mar 24, 2017Now that it’s warming up…again, the Burndown bug is starting. In fact, I think we would have been pulling the trigger early this year just because of how warm February
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Tobacco: Transplanting Ready to Begin

🕔Mar 20, 2017The recommendation most years is to delay transplanting until April 7 or later because there tends to be less incidence of tomato spotted wilt virus after that date. But because
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