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Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

👤By Gregory Luce, University of Missouri 🕔May 23, 2017

Armyworm feeding has been reported in wheat in Central Missouri as well as some severe feeding in some grass pastures in Western and NW Missouri. Here are some facts for scouting and threshold information on this occasional pest to Missouri

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Missouri Corn: How Much Nitrogen Has Been Lost to Rain?

Missouri Corn: How Much Nitrogen Has Been Lost to Rain?

👤By Peter Scharf, University of Missouri 🕔May 18, 2017

The spring was going great. Corn was nearly planted across Missouri and much of the corn belt. It was a little dry, but not too bad. Then a couple of big weather systems dropped 5 to 15 inches of rain

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Missouri Wheat: What to Do After Floods? What and See.

Missouri Wheat: What to Do After Floods? What and See.

👤By Duane Dailey, University of Missouri 🕔May 11, 2017

Wheat flooded before harvest brings questions from affected farmers. What do they do now? University of Missouri Extension field crops specialists said, “Wait and see.” During a weekly teleconference, field staff answered questions from farmers. Dirty or even mud-caked wheat

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Missouri Corn: Farmers Facing Replant Still Have Time to Stay with Intentions

Missouri Corn: Farmers Facing Replant Still Have Time to Stay with Intentions

👤By Linda Geist, University of Missouri 🕔May 11, 2017

Corn growers facing replanting decisions because of flooding and saturated soils have time to safely plant corn through the end of May and even into early June. That is the advice from University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist Greg Luce.

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Missouri Corn, Soybeans: Flooding Impact on Crop Survival

Missouri Corn, Soybeans: Flooding Impact on Crop Survival

👤By Gregory Luce, University of Missouri 🕔May 5, 2017

The historic rainfall and subsequent flooding across portions of central and southern Missouri have done tremendous damage to property. Farmers with crops planted in fields that are now flooded or saturated will be making evaluations on their corn and soybean

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Missouri Corn: Herbicide Options for Killing Failed Stands

Missouri Corn: Herbicide Options for Killing Failed Stands

👤By Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri 🕔May 5, 2017 Read Full Article
Missouri Rice: Fields Flooded, Farmers Waiting for Waters to Recede

Missouri Rice: Fields Flooded, Farmers Waiting for Waters to Recede

👤By Deborah Willenborg, USA Rice 🕔May 4, 2017

Missouri rice country has not been spared by the storm system ravaging the mid-south.  In the past week, this area of the state has received between 6 and 10 inches of rainfall on top of already saturated soil conditions.  Floodways

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Missouri Row Crop Farmer Has 4 Decades of Experience Growing Organic – DTN

Missouri Row Crop Farmer Has 4 Decades of Experience Growing Organic – DTN

👤By Richard Oswald, DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Charlie Johnson, 59, has been an organic grower for four decades, raising certified organic crops on his 2,500-acre farm near Madison in southeastern South Dakota. It’s a lot of work fighting the weeds and doing a lot of cultivating each

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Missouri Soybeans: Non-Bt, High-Oleic Seeds in New Commercial Partnership – DTN

Missouri Soybeans: Non-Bt, High-Oleic Seeds in New Commercial Partnership – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Apr 13, 2017

Leaders of the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council capped a long effort to right the ship at the organization on Wednesday with an announcement to form a partnership with an Iowa company to commercialize a non-biotech, high-oleic soybean seed developed through

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Missouri: Beginning Farmer Workshop Focuses on ABCs of USDA, Hillsboro, April 19-20

Missouri: Beginning Farmer Workshop Focuses on ABCs of USDA, Hillsboro, April 19-20

👤By Linda Geist, University of Missouri 🕔Apr 4, 2017

University of Missouri Extension invites beginning farmers and ranchers to attend a free workshop about resources offered by state and federal agencies. “Understanding the Alphabet Soup of USDA Programs” will be held 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, and 6-9:30 p.m.

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