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Ohio: Small Grains Field Day, Wooster, June 13

Ohio: Small Grains Field Day, Wooster, June 13

πŸ‘€By Rory Lewandowski, Ohio State University 🕔May 23, 2017

The OARDC Schaffter Farm located at 3240 Oil City Rd., Wooster, will be the host location for the 2017 Small Grains Field Day scheduled for Tuesday, June 13.Β  Registration is now being accepted for the event which runs from 9:30

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Georgia Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Small Grains Harvest Begins

Georgia Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Small Grains Harvest Begins

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Comments John Scaduto, Rabun County Field prep for tomatoes was nearly complete; planting to begin as soon as weather allows. Many had an excellent first cutting of hay

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Texas Field Reports: Hot, Dry Summer Expected, Says State Climatologist

Texas Field Reports: Hot, Dry Summer Expected, Says State Climatologist

πŸ‘€By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 16, 2017

Above-average temperatures and dry conditions across Texas could be a sign of things to come this summer, said the state climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said he is concerned arid conditions could be prevalent through the summer following the

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Feed Grain Outlook: 1st Forecast for 2017/18 Lowers Corn Supply and Use

Feed Grain Outlook: 1st Forecast for 2017/18 Lowers Corn Supply and Use

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Total U.S. corn supply for 2017/18 is projected at 16.4 billion bushels, compared with 16.9 billion in 2016/17. Β Corn acreage is projected at 90.0 acres, down 4 million from last year. Β  Corn food, seed, and industrial (FSI) use in

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Texas Field Reports: Pest Populations Ramping up Around the State

Texas Field Reports: Pest Populations Ramping up Around the State

πŸ‘€By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 9, 2017

From backyards to planted acres, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists said pest populations are on the rise around the state. Dr. Sonja Swiger, AgriLife Extension veterinary entomologist, Stephenville, said many pests emerged earlier than usual this year due to

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Midwest and Plains Weekly Crop Progress – DTN

Midwest and Plains Weekly Crop Progress – DTN

πŸ‘€By Emily Unglesbee and Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporters 🕔May 9, 2017

USDA downgraded the winter wheat condition only marginally in its weekly Crop Progress and Conditions report, despite reports of widespread damage from the Plains. Continued wet and cool weather in parts of the Corn Belt continued to hamper fieldwork, and

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Texas Field Reports: Establishing Bermuda Grass Pastures Takes Time, Preparation

Texas Field Reports: Establishing Bermuda Grass Pastures Takes Time, Preparation

πŸ‘€By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 2, 2017

Producers planning to establish or expand Bermuda grass pastures can improve their chances of success with recommended practices, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension forage specialist. The most important aspect for establishing a Bermuda grass pasture is land or site

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How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

πŸ‘€By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Over the past 25 years, there have been shifts in crops planted in the United States. Overall, acres in feed grain crops decreased while acres in oilseed crops increased. Feed grain crops losing acres were wheat, oats, barley, and sorghum.

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Missouri Row Crop Farmer Has 4 Decades of Experience Growing Organic – DTN

Missouri Row Crop Farmer Has 4 Decades of Experience Growing Organic – DTN

πŸ‘€By Richard Oswald, DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Charlie Johnson, 59, has been an organic grower for four decades, raising certified organic crops on his 2,500-acre farm near Madison in southeastern South Dakota. It’s a lot of work fighting the weeds and doing a lot of cultivating each

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Michigan: Reducing Production Costs Without Hurting Crop Yields

Michigan: Reducing Production Costs Without Hurting Crop Yields

πŸ‘€By Jim Isleib, Michigan State University 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Fine-tune your fertilizer/manure program If you think soil testing isn’t that important, think again. A systematic whole-farm soil testing program is the backbone of a good crop nutrient plan. Without soil test report information, you can only guess what’s going

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