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Alabama: Water Conservation Remains Vital

🕔Dec 1, 2016Farmers and residents alike welcomed rains across Alabama, but an Alabama Extension water resource expert says one rain does not break a drought. Dr. Eve Brantley says the drought will persist and
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Arkansas Sweet Sorghum: Used Sivanto Under Crisis Exemption? Your Feedback Is Required.

🕔Dec 2, 2016The Arkansas State Plant Board received a crisis exemption to use Sivanto Prime as a foliar application on sweet sorghum to control sugarcane aphids in 2016 (the Section 18 label
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California

California

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California Almonds: Potted Tree Irrigation After Planting – Getting The First Year Right

🕔Nov 30, 2016Potted trees may be the nursery stock of the future, but they have challenges and a learning curve for growers accustomed to planting bare root trees. One of the major
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Florida: Weed Control During Drought

🕔Dec 2, 2016Herbicide failures are common during extended dry periods. This is frustrating for the pesticide applicator due to wasted time and chemicals.  There are logical reasons why certain herbicides fail during
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia: 4 Considerations for 2017 Disease, Nematode Management

🕔Dec 2, 2016With a weak La Nina active, here are a few things to think about with regards to disease and nematode management in preparation for the 2017 field season.
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois Soybeans: 10 Tips for Achieving 100 Bushel Beans

🕔Nov 29, 2016We all know now that 100-bushel soybeans are in the realm of possibility. Kip Culler did it first and repeated it three times, topping off at 160 bushels. Dan Arkels
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Indiana

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Indiana: Beginning Farmer Workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 14

🕔Dec 1, 2016Purdue Extension’s Beginning Farmer program will host its Central Regional Workshop Dec. 14 in Discovery Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, with sessions focusing on helping growers adopt practices that
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AgFax Weekend: Farm Income 7-Year Low; Tax Tips

🕔Dec 2, 2016This week’s AgFax Weekend – Farm Income 7-Year Low; Tax Tips; Will Trade Agreement Survive?; and more.
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas: 2015 Net Farm Income Down Dramatically

🕔Dec 2, 2016Returns to farming tend to be cyclical in nature so it’s no surprise that a run-up in commodity prices and land values in 2008 to 2013 would be followed by
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Kentucky

Kentucky

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Kentucky: Volunteer Corn – Why There’s a Lot of It This Fall

🕔Nov 30, 2016Drive just about anywhere in the state and you can find old corn fields that have a tremendous amount of young corn plants in them. The amount of plants in
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Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana: Rice Varieties and Management Tips for 2017

🕔Dec 1, 2016Decisions about rice varieties are some of the most critical you will make, and those deicisions have to be made early each year.
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Minnesota

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Minnesota Soybeans: Aphid-Resistant Varieties Available

🕔Dec 2, 2016Soybean aphid is a significant pest of soybean in Minnesota. Soybean breeders have developed various soybean varieties that carry aphid-resistance traits, in addition to other promising agronomic characteristics. Aphid-resistant varieties
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New Mexico: Cotton Growers Conference, Ruidoso, Jan. 11

🕔Dec 1, 2016The New Mexico Cotton Growers Association Conference provides an opportunity for cotton growers in New Mexico to update their knowledge on important production practices and to also learn about new
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  • Florida: Weed Control During Drought

    Herbicide failures are common during extended dry periods. This is frustrating for the pesticide applicator due to wasted time and chemicals.  There are logical reasons why certain herbicides fail during droughts. There are two main reasons why herbicides fail in drought situations: Less herbicide absorption through the leaf surface (uptake). Translocation of herbicide within the The post Florida: Weed Control During Drought appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Resistant Weeds – “Immunize” Your Farm, Says Australian Weed Specialist

    In the fight against herbicide-resistant weeds, Tony Cook calls on his growers to immunize their farms against the threat. That’s a different way to think about prevention, although the approach includes key methods advocated by weed scientists far and wide. For Cook, it means taking steps that prevent widescale problems. Cook, an Australian weed specialist The post Resistant Weeds – “Immunize” Your Farm, Says Australian Weed Specialist appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Herbicide Resistance: Shifts in Mating Strategies Help ‘Superweeds’ Persist

    Herbicide-resistant “superweeds” change their mating strategies over time, an evolutionary shift that helps them hold onto valuable genes and outcompete other plants, according to a new study from University of Michigan researchers. The study examined the relationships between plant mating systems and herbicide resistance in the common agricultural weed morning glory. The researchers found that The post Herbicide Resistance: Shifts in Mating Strategies Help ‘Superweeds’ Persist appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

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North Carolina Wheat: 6 Considerations Before Spraying Hessian Fly

🕔Dec 2, 2016Similar to fall of 2015, Hessian flies adults are emerging and laying eggs in December.  Larvae will hatch from these eggs and will feed throughout the cold months, killing tillers. 
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Oklahoma Wheat: Hessian Fly Management Options

🕔Dec 1, 2016Occurrences of Hessian fly have been found in southwestern Oklahoma winter wheat this fall, making it important for producers to identify field infestations and strategies that can assist in managing
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South Carolina

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South Carolina: Weather Stressed Trees at Risk To Southern Pine Beetles

🕔Dec 2, 2016For about 15 years, the state’s most destructive forest insect has been lying low in South Carolina. But damage caused by recent droughts, storms and fires raises the specter of
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