On 3,300 acres in southern Middle Tennessee, Mike Robinson and his wife, Krislyn, have spent 32 years raising cattle and a family as well as planting, cultivating and harvesting a variety of row crops. All the labor has paid off
Where is the horseweed (marestail)? That has been a common question this March.
It will be the end of next week (March 24) before we can tell how badly the wheat was injured from the cold temperatures this week. The herbicides that have been applied to the wheat must play a factor in
For much of Tennessee’s wheat, the cold front which moved through Saturday (March 11th) dropped temperatures near the danger zone.
Is e-commerce right for your farm? To help farmers answer this question, the University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture will conduct “E-commerce for Direct Farm Marketers” workshops in Memphis on April 18, 2017, and in Jonesborough, on May 9.
The new publication, “W 403: Verticillium Wilt in Tennessee Valley Cotton” provides background on Verticillium wilt, summarizes recent variety trial results, and highlights other practices that can reduce the impact of the disease.
Experience has taught us that allowing green vegetation to persist in a field within a few weeks of planting can increase the risk to certain pest problems. Thus, we need to adjust our pest management practices to avoid crop losses when cover crops
Although it appears grain sorghum acres will be quite low in Tennessee during 2017, a list of sorghum hybrids with tolerance to sugarcane aphid has been developed.
In 2017, farmers will need to communicate with their neighboring producers of what they intend to plant to minimize the risks of drift damage from herbicide technologies.
The EPA has approved the use of 20 other nozzles sizes besides the TTI 11004 for XtendiMax. The additional nozzles on the list are good with respect to having more options but keep in mind that the nozzles are only
I recently attended a Farm Credit Director Development program in Charleston, South Carolina, where Dave Kohl presented an agricultural economic update. I thought his presentation was exceptional. He described agricultural