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How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Over the past 25 years, there have been shifts in crops planted in the United States. Overall, acres in feed grain crops decreased while acres in oilseed crops increased. Feed grain crops losing acres were wheat, oats, barley, and sorghum.

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Tennessee Corn: Glyphosate-Resistant Johnsongrass Management

Tennessee Corn: Glyphosate-Resistant Johnsongrass Management

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 25, 2017

A number of questions have arisen on how to manage the glyphosate-resistant (GR) Johnsongrass that is very prevalent in some corn fields of south west Tennessee.

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Texas High Plains: Soils Too Cool for Cotton Planting, OK for Corn, Sorghum

Texas High Plains: Soils Too Cool for Cotton Planting, OK for Corn, Sorghum

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Planting season is nearly upon us again, and many good producers are getting very antsy about getting into the field, especially our sorghum producers who need to get that crop started and get as much development completed as possible before

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Ohio Corn: Getting Off to a Good Start – Planting Depth Can Make a Difference

Ohio Corn: Getting Off to a Good Start – Planting Depth Can Make a Difference

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Planting depth recommendations for Ohio are 1.5 to 2 inches deep to ensure adequate moisture uptake and seed-soil contact. Deeper planting may be recommended as the season progresses and soils become warmer and drier, however planting shallower than 1.5 inches

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Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: How Will Cold Snap Affect Planted Crops?

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: How Will Cold Snap Affect Planted Crops?

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Apr 25, 2017

With this week’s forecasted low temperatures projected to dip into the high 30s (°F) with potential rain events, growers have asked if/how germination will be affected for corn and soybean planted this week. Summary Imbibitional (fast) water uptake occurs within

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Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Delay Field Work

Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Delay Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County “Producers were spraying pastures for weeds and working cattle. Also, producers began planting melons and cantaloupes during

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Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting Despite Rain Interruptions

Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting Despite Rain Interruptions

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Charles “Richard” Hay, Walthall County “Dry conditions allowed for beef and dairy producers to begin wrapping and chopping haylage. Corn was still

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Virginia Field Reports: Rains Help Corn Germination, Slow Planting

Virginia Field Reports: Rains Help Corn Germination, Slow Planting

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) A lot of corn

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Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Halt Field Work

Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Halt Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Extension Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Scattered showers throughout the week have had producers searching for dry fields to continue with corn planting. Wheat continues to progress well. J.

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Alabama Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Corn Off to Good Start

Alabama Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Corn Off to Good Start

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County Wheat really headed out this week. A lot of corn seed were put in the ground. Soybean planting will get underway as fields

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