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  3. Kansas: K-State Program to Help Farmers Deal with Historic Ag Downturn

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  4. Alabama: Corn and Wheat Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

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  5. Texas: 55th Blackland Income Growth Conference, Waco, Dec. 13

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  6. Indiana: Crop Adviser Conference, Indianapolis, Dec. 13-14

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  7. Indiana: Beginning Farmer Workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 14

    December 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. Indiana: 4 Farm Law, Taxes Workshops Available in Dec., Jan.

    December 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - January 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  9. Missouri: Crop Management Conference, Columbia, Dec. 15-16

    December 15 @ 8:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm
  10. Texas: Corn Growers Conference, Austin, Jan. 3-5

    January 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  11. South Carolina: Ag Marketing Seminar, Myrtle Beach, Jan. 4-6

    January 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  12. South Carolina: 4 Upcoming Forest Management Workshops for Woodland Owners

    January 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  13. Delaware Ag Week to Feature Record-Setting Soy Farmer, Harrington, Jan. 12

    January 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  14. Louisiana: LSU Offers 3 Irrigation Workshops in Jan., Feb.

    January 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  15. Illinois: 4 Regional Crop Management Conferences in Jan., Feb.

    January 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  16. Texas: Red River Crops Conference, Childress Jan. 24-25

    January 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  17. Indiana: Ag Business Management Workshop, West Lafayette, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

    January 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  18. Arkansas: Agribusiness Conference, Jonesboro, Feb. 8

    February 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  19. Texas: National Cotton Council Meeting, Dallas, Feb. 10-12

    February 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Mississippi

Mississippi: MSU Programs Promote Sustainable Agriculture

Mississippi: MSU Programs Promote Sustainable Agriculture

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 9, 2016

Efforts are underway to inform producers about incentives to encourage sustainable agricultural practices on farms across Mississippi. Implementing sustainable agricultural practices requires short-term investments, and it takes time before producers will see tangible benefits. However, financial assistance is available to

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Mississippi: Cotton Official Variety Trial Data Available

Mississippi: Cotton Official Variety Trial Data Available

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University 🕔Dec 9, 2016

Data for the Mississippi Cotton Official Variety Trial program has been collected, analyzed, and complied for publication.

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Mississippi: Soybean Variety Suggestions for 2017

Mississippi: Soybean Variety Suggestions for 2017

👤By Trent Irby, Mississippi State University 🕔Dec 9, 2016

Variety selection is likely the most critical management decision associated with soybean production. For Mississippi growers, there are a number of excellent varieties available to choose from.

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Mississippi Row Crop Short Course Shatters Attendance Record

Mississippi Row Crop Short Course Shatters Attendance Record

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 8, 2016

More Mississippi producers are getting the word about how much they can learn in three days at the state’s premier row crop conference. The Mississippi State University 2016 Row Crop Short Course had more than 600 attendees. Attendance at the

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Mississippi: Rice Growers Reduce Water, Maintain Yields

Mississippi: Rice Growers Reduce Water, Maintain Yields

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 6, 2016

Mississippi State University researchers have a plan to drastically change the way rice farmers grow their crop while cutting water use by one-third and maintaining yields. The MSU Extension Service is encouraging Mississippi rice growers to consider using alternate wetting

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Flint on Crops: Variety Selection Is a Big Deal

Flint on Crops: Variety Selection Is a Big Deal

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Dec 5, 2016

I will stick to my old story that soil related issues including tillage practices and drainage are the most important subjects in crop production, or at least the most important ones we can control. One of my most common statements

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Flint on Crops: Weird Weather Predictions Might Come True

Flint on Crops: Weird Weather Predictions Might Come True

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Nov 28, 2016

This time of year most of us are more worried about gaining those pounds with all the turkey dinners, desserts, and meetings we sit through without getting enough exercise than about next year’s crop. But like it or not these

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Mississippi: 2016 Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary

Mississippi: 2016 Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University 🕔Nov 25, 2016

The Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program is intended to provide corn growers, crop consultants and other ag professionals first-hand opportunity to observe performance of elite hybrids and generate information to better assess hybrid performance and adaptability in Mississippi.

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Mississippi: Drain Tiles Allow Earlier Planting on Soggy Fields

Mississippi: Drain Tiles Allow Earlier Planting on Soggy Fields

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Nov 18, 2016

Many farmers in east Mississippi are investing heavily in drain tiles that work like French drains in the landscape, and the result is higher productivity on land that previously was too wet. Dennis Reginelli, a regional agronomic specialist with the

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Mississippi Field Reports: Some Helpful Rains But More Needed

Mississippi Field Reports: Some Helpful Rains But More Needed

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 13, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Lamar Adams, Pike County “Much of the county received between 0.5 and 1.5 inches of slow rain early in the week, but

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Fertilizer is Tough Sell in Europe, 50% Less Used in France  – DTN

Fertilizer is Tough Sell in Europe, 50% Less Used in France – DTN

Fertilizer regulations continue to be a burden for Europe’s retailers and farmers as the general public there looks at fertilizer as a bad thing, according to one European fertilizer insider.