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Louisiana Rice: Field Day Will Showcase Provisia System, June 27

Louisiana Rice: Field Day Will Showcase Provisia System, June 27

👤From a press release 🕔May 22, 2017

Horizon Ag will hold a field day in Kaplan, Louisiana, on June 27 to brief rice farmers about the new Provisia Rice System. Developed by BASF through traditional breeding, Provisia rice is tolerant to Provisia herbicide, which received EPA registration

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AgFax Weekend: Farmland Values Up; Weed Herbicide Resistance Is Global

AgFax Weekend: Farmland Values Up; Weed Herbicide Resistance Is Global

👤AgFax Staff 🕔May 19, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farmland Values Up; Weed Herbicide Resistance Is Global; Brazil’s Scandal Hits Soybean Market; and more.

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Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔May 19, 2017

There have been more than a few jokes this week about the irony of weed scientists choosing Colorado as a meeting place to talk about resistance. However, no one in this audience is laughing about the global threat of weeds

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DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Expect Prices to Follow Corn Market

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Expect Prices to Follow Corn Market

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 18, 2017

Retail fertilizer prices continued to hold steady the second week of May 2017, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. Of the eight major fertilizers, five were slightly lower in price compared to a month earlier. These were DAP, urea,

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Diesel, Gas Prices Decline, Propane Stocks Up Slightly

Diesel, Gas Prices Decline, Propane Stocks Up Slightly

👤From the Energy Information Administration 🕔May 17, 2017

The U.S. average diesel fuel price fell over two cents to $2.54 per gallon on May 15, 25 cents higher than a year ago. The Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain prices each fell nearly three cents to $2.38 per gallon

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Spray Equipment Cleanup Saves Time and Money

Spray Equipment Cleanup Saves Time and Money

👤By Lee Townsend, University of Kentucky 🕔May 17, 2017

Time spent in sprayer cleanup can reduce maintenance downtime and even cause costly crop injury. If you will be applying the same product the next day, then flushing the system with water may be sufficient. That will wash out accumulations

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Flint on Crops: Lime Is Fertilizer Too – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Lime Is Fertilizer Too – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔May 15, 2017

As I have worked with growers through the years one of the ideas that has kept coming up is how to choose between applications of lime or “fertilizer”. There seems to be a great misunderstanding about the importance of these

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AgFax Weekend: Louisiana Plantation Sold for $51Mln; Bayer Giving Up Trait, Herbicide Biz

AgFax Weekend: Louisiana Plantation Sold for $51Mln; Bayer Giving Up Trait, Herbicide Biz

🕔May 12, 2017

Historic Family-Owned Louisiana Plantation Sold for $51Mln   5-8 Bayer Puts ‘For Sale’ Sign on Trait Tech and Herbicide Business – DTN   5-9 Farm Business: Don’t Delay Making Use of Site-Specific and Real-Time Software   5-8 Cotton: How Effective Is Farm Safety Net Support?   5-12 Neonics:

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Diesel, Gas Prices Fall, Propane Stocks Rise

Diesel, Gas Prices Fall, Propane Stocks Rise

👤From the Energy Information Administration 🕔May 10, 2017

The U.S. average diesel fuel price fell over nearly two cents to $2.57 per gallon on May 8, 29 cents higher than a year ago. The Gulf Coast price fell three cents to $2.41 per gallon, the Rocky Mountain and

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AgFax Weekend: Monsanto Cancels Deere Deal; Flooded Crops

AgFax Weekend: Monsanto Cancels Deere Deal; Flooded Crops

👤AgFax Staff 🕔May 5, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Monsanto Cancels Deere Deal; Flooded Crops; NCC Furious Over Cottonseed – Farm Bill; and more.

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