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Dicamba: Nebraska Update on Soybean Injury

Dicamba: Nebraska Update on Soybean Injury

👤By Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Weed Specialist 🕔Jul 24, 2017

Questions about potential dicamba injury to soybean, grapes, tomatoes, and other sensitive crops are increasing to Nebraska Extension educators and specialists as the crop season progresses. While dicamba herbicide has been available for weed control for a number of years,

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Corn: Midwest Fields Hit by Southern Rust – DTN

Corn: Midwest Fields Hit by Southern Rust – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 24, 2017

Defying its name once again, southern corn rust has invaded Midwestern cornfields earlier than ever — and this time, it arrived in time to do economic damage. “This is the earliest I’ve ever seen it — and that’s the third

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Kansas: Regional Farm Succession Planning Seminar, Lincoln, Aug. 22

Kansas: Regional Farm Succession Planning Seminar, Lincoln, Aug. 22

👤By Sandra Wick and Nora Rhoades, Kansas State University 🕔Jul 24, 2017

The day sons or daughters announce they’d like to take over the family farm or ranch can be a proud one, but it can also be very stressful with communication challenges, legal pitfalls and differing expectations. To ensure the successful

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Cotton – Southwest – Bollworm Concerns as Crop Moves Forward – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest – Bollworm Concerns as Crop Moves Forward – AgFax

🕔Jul 19, 2017

Bollworm injury is unexpectedly high in Bt cotton in parts of Texas. If you’re caught up in this, don’t feel like the Lone Ranger. Similar reports are surfacing in the Midsouth, with hints of this in the Southeast, as well. That’s

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Soybeans: Some Fusarium Strains Resistant to Fungicides – DTN

Soybeans: Some Fusarium Strains Resistant to Fungicides – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 17, 2017

You couldn’t see them, but there may have been some unwelcome passengers in the bags of soybean seed you planted this spring. A recent study from Kansas State University found that soybean seed samples collected across Kansas contained fungi capable

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Midwest and Plains Crop Progress: Conditions Decline in Many Areas

Midwest and Plains Crop Progress: Conditions Decline in Many Areas

👤By Anthony Greder, DTN Managing Editor, and Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 11, 2017

Corn, soybean and spring wheat conditions all declined last week, according to USDA’s weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. Corn condition dropped to 65% good to excellent last week, down 3 percentage points from 68% the previous week. Silking was

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Syngenta’s Viptera Corn: Trial Dates Set in 7 of 22 Class-Action Lawsuits – DTN

Syngenta’s Viptera Corn: Trial Dates Set in 7 of 22 Class-Action Lawsuits – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 10, 2017

Trial dates have been set in 7 additional states on class-action lawsuits filed against Syngenta over the release of Viptera corn to China, according to an order issued by a judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas

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Cotton – Southwest: Weed Wake-Up Call; Boll Weevil Sprays

Cotton – Southwest: Weed Wake-Up Call; Boll Weevil Sprays

🕔Jul 5, 2017

This past weekend’s rain is expected to wake up the weeds and test post residual applications. Hoe crews are active and more teams are expected to move into the fields. Plenty of cautionary advice is going out with recommendations to

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Wheat Harvest Woes: Disease and Blizzard Took a Toll on the Crop – DTN

Wheat Harvest Woes: Disease and Blizzard Took a Toll on the Crop – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 30, 2017

Wheat took a beating in the Great Plains this year. A late-season winter blizzard coupled with an outbreak of wheat streak mosaic has left growers harvesting wildly different wheat crops across each state — and sometimes within the same field.

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Kansas: ‘Tomorrow’s Ag Starts Today’ Conference, Ulysses, July 12

Kansas: ‘Tomorrow’s Ag Starts Today’ Conference, Ulysses, July 12

👤From Kansas State University 🕔Jun 29, 2017

Across the country and in Kansas, agriculture is facing hard times. With agriculture in southwest Kansas a major part of the Kansas economy, K-State Research and Extension is teaming with Seward County Community College and several banks and companies to

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