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Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Mississippi’s row crops have had enough rain, and most fields just need sunshine. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said corn is mature and will gain no benefit from additional moisture. In the first

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Climate Change: New Online Tools Help Consolidate Info for Farmers

Climate Change: New Online Tools Help Consolidate Info for Farmers

👤By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University 🕔Aug 16, 2017

A recently completed research and Extension project has led to the creation of several tools farmers can use for years to come. It also has provided a new way of looking at how to get climate information into the hands

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Nebraska Crop Clinics: Soybean Production – Aug. 23; Corn Production – Aug. 24

Nebraska Crop Clinics: Soybean Production – Aug. 23; Corn Production – Aug. 24

👤By Deloris Pittman, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Examine and work with corn and soybean plants from early vegetative to maturity growth stages at Nebraska Extension’s Aug. 23 Soybean Production Clinic and Aug. 24 Corn Production Clinic. Agribusiness professionals and crop producers will get hands-on, in-field experience working

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Nebraska Drought: Better to Harvest a Damaged Field or Leave Residue Standing?

Nebraska Drought: Better to Harvest a Damaged Field or Leave Residue Standing?

👤By Charles Wortmann and Robert Klein, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 14, 2017

If you’re considering cutting drought-stressed crops for silage, you might want to take a second look at the potential for losing more value than you’ll gain from the operation. In nutrient value alone, crop residue is estimated to provide almost

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Texas: Randall County Ag Day and Crops Tour, Canyon, Aug. 30

Texas: Randall County Ag Day and Crops Tour, Canyon, Aug. 30

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 14, 2017

The 41st annual Randall County Ag Day and Crops Tour hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for Aug. 30 at the Kuhlman Extension Center, 200 North Brown Road, Canyon. “We have a great program lined up

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Corn Production Down, Soybeans Cotton Up from 2016 – USDA

Corn Production Down, Soybeans Cotton Up from 2016 – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 10, 2017

Corn production is forecast at 14.2 billion bushels, down 7 percent from last year. Based on conditions as of August 1, yields are expected to average 169.5 bushels per acre, down 5.1 bushels from 2016. If realized, this will be

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Kansas: Ag Risk & Profit Conference, Manhattan, Aug. 17-18

Kansas: Ag Risk & Profit Conference, Manhattan, Aug. 17-18

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Matt Erickson, chief economist with the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee, will give his perspective on the next farm bill at Kansas State University’s Risk & Profit Conference set for Aug. 17-18 in Manhattan at the K-State Alumni Center. Prior to

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Kansas: Row Crop Roundup Field Day, Hays, Aug. 23

Kansas: Row Crop Roundup Field Day, Hays, Aug. 23

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 3, 2017

Row crops, including the latest research into crop selection, tillage and pest management, will take center stage at the K-State Agricultural Research Center’s Row Crop Roundup Fall Field Day in Hays Aug. 23. The day starts with registration at 9

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Drought Persists in the Plains – Worst Growing Season in 30 Years

Drought Persists in the Plains – Worst Growing Season in 30 Years

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jul 31, 2017

Last week, Billings Gazette writer Tom Lutey reported that, “The life had been fading from Grant Zerbe’s stunted chickpeas for the better part of a month, and now drought’s hot breath was burning through the final green inch of every

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Louisiana: Row Rice, Nematodes Featured at Field Tour

Louisiana: Row Rice, Nematodes Featured at Field Tour

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jul 31, 2017

Experts from the LSU AgCenter, United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency, and Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry highlighted agriculture production best management practices and pest management concerns facing producers in northeast Louisiana

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