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Iowa Cover Crops: Fall Armyworm Feeding Noted in Southern Counties

Iowa Cover Crops: Fall Armyworm Feeding Noted in Southern Counties

👤By Rebecca Vittetoe, Iowa State University Agronomist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Fall is usually not a time I expect to get questions about armyworms, but last week I received several questions about fall armyworms in cover crops, particularly in cereal rye, triticale, or wheat cover crops. In Iowa, fall armyworms can

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Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course, Starkville, Dec. 4-6

Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course, Starkville, Dec. 4-6

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University Cotton Specialist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

The 2017 Row Crop Short Course hosted by Mississippi State University will be held Dec. 4-6, 2017 at The Mill Conference Center in Starkville, MS.

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Weed Control with Cover Crops – Don’t Fall Prey to Confirmation Bias

Weed Control with Cover Crops – Don’t Fall Prey to Confirmation Bias

👤Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Recently, the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) and North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program released the results of their 2016-2017 Cover Crop Survey. This document reported results of a broad array of questions asked of cover crop

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Thompson On Cotton: Riding The Weather Rollercoaster

Thompson On Cotton: Riding The Weather Rollercoaster

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Oct 11, 2017

This year’s cotton crop has been challenging, to say the least. It’s safe to say we’ve been tested by torrential rains, planting delays, sandstorms, replanting, three major hurricanes and now the fear of an early frost. All things considered, we’ve

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Kansas: Agronomy Field Day, Manhattan, Nov. 3

Kansas: Agronomy Field Day, Manhattan, Nov. 3

👤By Kathy Gehl, Kansas State University 🕔Oct 11, 2017

Advances in cover crop research will be featured at Kansas State University’s 2017 Agronomy Field Day on Friday, Nov. 3 at the Ashland Bottoms Research Farm, 2801 W. 40th Ave. in Manhattan. Topics will focus on understanding the role cover

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Cover Crops Increase Destruction of Weed Seed in Fields, Says Study

Cover Crops Increase Destruction of Weed Seed in Fields, Says Study

👤By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University 🕔Sep 28, 2017

Cover crops have been promoted for their abilities to reduce erosion and retain or enhance soil nutrients. Now there is evidence that they can significantly reduce weed seeds from entering the soil seed bank.

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Pennsylvania Corn: Fall Manure Management

Pennsylvania Corn: Fall Manure Management

👤By Douglas Beegle and Kelly Patches, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 26, 2017

After corn silage harvest is complete, one of the next jobs is spreading manure. Two important things to consider for fall manure application are timing and cover crop management. The best scenario would be if we did not have to

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Cover Crops Success Is Encouraging to Farmers Nationwide

Cover Crops Success Is Encouraging to Farmers Nationwide

👤By Kristy Borelli, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialist 🕔Sep 26, 2017

Farmers have been successfully incorporating cover crops into their rotations and their enthusiasm for the practice remains high according to a 2016-2017 Cover Crop Survey Annual Report conducted by the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC). This survey is also supported

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Pennsylvania: Soybean Herbicides and Rotation to Cover Crops

Pennsylvania: Soybean Herbicides and Rotation to Cover Crops

👤By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 26, 2017

With soybeans beginning to turn yellow and dropping leaves, a number of farmers are considering cover crop establishment this fall. Remember that some herbicides can persist and potentially influence successful cover crop establishment. Both the 2017/18 Agronomy Guide (Table 2.1-13)

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Ohio: Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications

Ohio: Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications

👤By Glen Arnold, Ohio State University CCA 🕔Sep 26, 2017

Fall manure application is underway across the state. Livestock producers and commercial manure applicators are applying manure to fields following corn silage harvest and will soon be applying to harvested soybean and corn fields. To best capture the nutrients in

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