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Louisiana: Northeast Research Station Field Day, St. Jospeh, June 20

Louisiana: Northeast Research Station Field Day, St. Jospeh, June 20

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔May 25, 2017

The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station will showcase research and demonstration plots at a pest management and crop production field day on June 20 in St. Joseph. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts. Field tours will run

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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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California: Soil Management Training, Five Points, June 6

California: Soil Management Training, Five Points, June 6

👤By Jeff Mitchell, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔May 9, 2017

How long-term soil health practices affect farming system performance will be covered in a half-day training workshop in Five Points on June 6 beginning at 9 a.m..  The practices that will be showcased include reduced disturbance tillage and the use of

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Alabama: Cover Crop Responses to Residual Herbicides in Peanut-Cotton Rotation

Alabama: Cover Crop Responses to Residual Herbicides in Peanut-Cotton Rotation

👤By Ann Chambliss, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔May 3, 2017

Cover crops can provide many benefits to peanut and cotton rotation. However, in fields where residual herbicides were used during the growing season, establishment of cover crops could be negatively affected by the herbicide residues.

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Kansas: Wheat Cover Crop Field Day, Brownell, May 19

Kansas: Wheat Cover Crop Field Day, Brownell, May 19

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Kansas State University will host a Cover Crop Field Day on Friday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m. at the K-State HB Ranch in southeast Trego County. The ranch is at 39008 147 Highway in Brownell, Kansas. K-State researchers will discuss

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Texas Cotton: Tillage, Rotation, Cover Cropping Study Show Definite Advantages

Texas Cotton: Tillage, Rotation, Cover Cropping Study Show Definite Advantages

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Conservation practices are a growing part of cropping systems in the Rolling Plains, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists who are helping producers look at the big picture, instead of just crop to crop. Dr. Curtis Adams, cropping systems

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Iowa: Impact of Rye Cover Crops on Preemergence Herbicide Activity

Iowa: Impact of Rye Cover Crops on Preemergence Herbicide Activity

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University 🕔Apr 18, 2017

A common question regarding cover crops is will cover crops impact the activity of preemergence herbicides. If this was a consistent issue, it would make sense to apply the preemergence herbicide in a separate application from the burndown.

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Texas: 18-year No-till Cover Crop Project Proves Beneficial

Texas: 18-year No-till Cover Crop Project Proves Beneficial

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 14, 2017

To we mere mortals, soil is a nonrenewable resource; a resource, which in hot, dry often windy West Texas can easily vanish in a cloud of dust, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Research soil scientist at Lubbock. Dr. Katie Lewis

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Indiana: Spring Burndown Applications To Weeds And Cover Crops

Indiana: Spring Burndown Applications To Weeds And Cover Crops

👤By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔Apr 14, 2017

This spring so far has been cold and wet with short spurts of warm sunny days in-between. This weather cycle for the most part kept producers out of field and allowed the winter annual weeds to flourish the past couple

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Indiana: Residual Herbicides and Fall Cover Crop Establishment

Indiana: Residual Herbicides and Fall Cover Crop Establishment

👤By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔Apr 7, 2017

Recently there has been increased interest in utilizing cover crops in our corn and soybean production systems. Concurrently, there has also been increased utilization of soil residual herbicides in our corn and soybean production systems to help manage herbicide resistant

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