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Florida Peanuts: Is Rain Keeping You from Applying Gypsum?

Florida Peanuts: Is Rain Keeping You from Applying Gypsum?

👤By Michael Mulvane, University of Florida 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Area farmers have had numerous challenges to deal with already in this growing season.  With so much rain over the past two weeks, many farmers have had their production schedule wrecked.  Questions have been coming in about a wide range

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Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Excessive Rainfall May Cause Field Issues

Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Excessive Rainfall May Cause Field Issues

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Producers from all areas of Alabama have had planting or harvesting delays and are now making management decisions based on excessive rainfall. The summer months of 2016 ended in a late-season drought that devastated some row crops and forced cattle

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Ohio Soybeans: Applying Manure to Double-Crop Fields

Ohio Soybeans: Applying Manure to Double-Crop Fields

👤By Glen Arnold, Ohio State University 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Wheat fields will be harvested in Ohio over the next 10 days and many farmers will plant double-crop soybeans. In recent years there has been more interest from livestock producers in applying manure to newly planted soybeans to provide moisture

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Michigan Soybeans: Identifying and Correcting Manganese Deficiency

Michigan Soybeans: Identifying and Correcting Manganese Deficiency

👤By Mike Staton, Michigan State University 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Manganese deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency seen in soybeans in Michigan. Due to this year’s dry weather, deficiency symptoms are expected to be more prevalent and more severe than usual. The manganese deficiency symptoms depicted below are likely to

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Louisiana: Nitrogen Use Efficiency Conference, Baton Rouge, Aug. 7-9

Louisiana: Nitrogen Use Efficiency Conference, Baton Rouge, Aug. 7-9

👤By Rick Bogren, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 6, 2017

The LSU AgCenter will host the 15th Annual Nitrogen Use Efficiency Conference on August 7-9 at the Lod Cook Hotel and Conference Center in Baton Rouge. The meeting is designed for individuals from academic institutions and agricultural companies, said AgCenter

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Kansas Corn: Diagnosing Early-Season Growth Problems

Kansas Corn: Diagnosing Early-Season Growth Problems

👤By Doug Jardine, Stu Duncan, and Doug Shoup, Kansas State University 🕔Jun 5, 2017

Getting a good stand of corn, with vigorous early-season growth, is the first step in getting good yields. When adverse conditions, such as a hard rain or unusually cool weather, occur after planting and emergence, producers should get out in

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Illinois Corn: Positive Signs for Nitrogen

Illinois Corn: Positive Signs for Nitrogen

👤By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 2, 2017

The welcome return to Illinois of drier and warmer weather has allowed most of the remaining crops to be planted, and has brought a lot of improvement to the corn crop that struggled through cool, wet weather during the first

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Corn Belt Planting: Re-Thinking When to Apply Nitrogen – DTN

Corn Belt Planting: Re-Thinking When to Apply Nitrogen – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 29, 2017

Central Indiana grower Mike Starkey has watched rainfall soak, saturate and flood soils across his state with great alarm this spring. “For everyone who applied nitrogen pre-plant, a lot of it has got to be going right down the tile

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Texas: Finding Value in Poultry Litter as a Fertilizer

Texas: Finding Value in Poultry Litter as a Fertilizer

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 29, 2017

Producers can find value in evaluating fertilizer input costs and comparing traditional nitrogen sources like urea and ammonium nitrate with popular non-traditional sources such as poultry litter, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Poultry litter is a popular

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Pennsylvania Corn: I Used Manure This Year; How Much Nitrogen Do I Need?

Pennsylvania Corn: I Used Manure This Year; How Much Nitrogen Do I Need?

👤By Andrew Frankenfield, Pennsylvania State University 🕔May 26, 2017

The use of poultry manure has become much more popular as more chicken houses continue to be built in the region. The manure from many of those houses is typically exported off the farm. Manure can be an economical fertilizer

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