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California Almonds: Gaining Full Value From Pre-emergent Herbicide Programs

California Almonds: Gaining Full Value From Pre-emergent Herbicide Programs

👤By David Doll, UC Pomology Farm Advisor, Merced County, California 🕔Jan 2, 2018

With the emergence of herbicide-resistant weed populations, several perennial nut crop spray programs incorporate the use of pre-emergent herbicides. The correct use of these types of products provide the ability to control weeds for an extended period – sometimes into

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AgFax Weekend: Jan 1, 2018 – Fertilizer Movin’ on Up; Fav Farm Video; Glyphosate Formulations

AgFax Weekend: Jan 1, 2018 – Fertilizer Movin’ on Up; Fav Farm Video; Glyphosate Formulations

🕔Dec 29, 2017

Year round weekly new edition from AgFax Media features the top ag news of the week.

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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: 7 Of 8 Categories Up Compared To Last Month

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: 7 Of 8 Categories Up Compared To Last Month

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Dec 29, 2017

Average retail prices for all but one fertilizer continued to move higher the third week of December 2017, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. Seven of the eight major fertilizers are now higher compared to a month ago. Anhydrous is

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Fertilizer: Nitrogen Prices On The Rise – DTN

Fertilizer: Nitrogen Prices On The Rise – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Dec 27, 2017

The recent rise in anhydrous prices comes as a big lump of coal in farmers’ stockings right at the holiday season. With already tight crop margins, higher anhydrous prices were not on any farmer’s Christmas list. The average retail price

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Diesel, Gasoline Price Trends Mixed In Holiday Period

Diesel, Gasoline Price Trends Mixed In Holiday Period

👤From the U.S. Energy Information Administration 🕔Dec 27, 2017

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history Change from 12/11/17 12/18/17 12/25/17 week ago year ago U.S. 2.910 2.901 2.903  0.002  0.363 East Coast (PADD1) 2.901 2.897 2.904  0.007  0.331   New England (PADD1A) 2.900 2.924 2.943  0.019  0.332   Central

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Annual “Agronomy Essentials” Workshop Set For Jan. 29, Wichita, Kansas,

Annual “Agronomy Essentials” Workshop Set For Jan. 29, Wichita, Kansas,

👤From a press release 🕔Dec 26, 2017

Pinnacle Crop Tech’s 13th Crop Health Workshop – titled, Agronomy Essentials – is set for January 29 in Wichita, Kansas, The conference is a continuation of a series of workshops that put practical agronomic information in the hands of no-till

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Alabama: Comprehensive Precision Ag Workshop Set For January 18

Alabama: Comprehensive Precision Ag Workshop Set For January 18

👤By Katie Nichols, Auburn University 🕔Dec 26, 2017

Agricultural technologies are evolving, and producers are evolving alongside. The days of horse and buggy are a thing of the past as farmers seek to be more productive and sustainable on fewer acres. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System recognizes the need

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Weed Spotting By Drone: Moving Concept To A Practical On-Farm Tool

Weed Spotting By Drone: Moving Concept To A Practical On-Farm Tool

👤By J. Kim Kaplan, ARS Office of Communications 🕔Dec 26, 2017

Researchers improving ability to ID resistant weeds with drone-collected imagery.

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Minnesota: Soybeans Competing Against Weeds – Upcoming Meetings’ Focus

Minnesota: Soybeans Competing Against Weeds – Upcoming Meetings’ Focus

👤BY LIZABETH STAHL, EXTENSION EDUCATOR-CROPS, AND SETH NAEVE, SOYBEAN EXTENSION SPECIALIST 🕔Dec 22, 2017

Ten winter workshops planned — “Strategic Farming: Growing Soybeans That Out-Compete Weeds”.

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Herbicide Resistance Management – 3 Key Points, 5 Tough Weeds – AgFax Weed Solutions

Herbicide Resistance Management – 3 Key Points, 5 Tough Weeds – AgFax Weed Solutions Updated

👤By Elton Robinson 🕔Dec 22, 2017

Basic approaches to take to the field when fighting 5 of the toughest and most resistant weeds on this continent.

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