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Soil Health: If it’s Good for Farmers, It’s Good for the Environment – DTN

Soil Health: If it’s Good for Farmers, It’s Good for the Environment – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 19, 2017

The Soil Health Institute unveiled its action plan on Thursday for advancing soil health in research, policy and on-farm practices.   The institute — created by the Oklahoma-based Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation and the Farm Foundation — held an event

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Oklahoma: Wheat Harvest Has Begun

Oklahoma: Wheat Harvest Has Begun

👤From the Oklahoma Wheat Commission 🕔May 17, 2017

Harvest in Oklahoma has begun on the Oklahoma/Texas border with combines rolling along the Red River down around Grandfield and Eldorado. It has been reported that over the past couple days in the Grandfield area they have taken in approximately

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Cotton Southwest –  Irrigation Running; More Planting; First Time Growers – AgFax

Cotton Southwest – Irrigation Running; More Planting; First Time Growers – AgFax

🕔May 17, 2017

Fleahoppers and thrips are on the radar in the Upper Coast and Lower Rio Grande Valley where dry weather is giving irrigation systems a workout. Beneficials are helping control the bugs, and a Section 18 for Transform is also lending

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Oklahoma Wheat: Crop Ranges from Full Kernel to Medium Dough, Rust Still Active

Oklahoma Wheat: Crop Ranges from Full Kernel to Medium Dough, Rust Still Active

👤By Bob Hunger, Oklahoma State University 🕔May 15, 2017

This past week and today, I traveled and looked at wheat in central OK near Kingfisher (35 miles northwest of OKC) and near El Reno (20 miles west of OKC) as well in north-central/northwestern OK near Lahoma (15 miles west

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Oklahoma-Based Noble Ag Foundation Enacts Major Restructuring

Oklahoma-Based Noble Ag Foundation Enacts Major Restructuring

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 15, 2017

The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation announced Wednesday that it has separated its research and education operations from its philanthropic activities to advance its mission and better serve agriculture. The organization’s research, education and consultation activities will continue forward under a

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Oklahoma: Panhandle Wheat Tours, May 22, 23

Oklahoma: Panhandle Wheat Tours, May 22, 23

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔May 12, 2017

Wheat producers attending the Oklahoma State University Panhandle Wheat Tour days will be able to evaluate more than 25 varieties at three local trials and 55 varieties at a semi-irrigated station trial on May 22 and 23. Tours will be

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Oklahoma Wheat: 2 New Varieties Available from OSU

Oklahoma Wheat: 2 New Varieties Available from OSU

👤By Leilana McKindra, Oklahoma State University 🕔May 12, 2017

Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources released two new hard red winter wheat varieties, Spirit Rider and Smith’s Gold. “Spirit Rider and Smith’s Gold fit a strong wheat breeding tradition at OSU for excellence that extends

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View from the Cab: Iowa Farmer Planted; Oklahoma Farmer Stalled by Rain

View from the Cab: Iowa Farmer Planted; Oklahoma Farmer Stalled by Rain

👤By Richard Oswald DTN Special Correspondent 🕔May 12, 2017

DTN View From the Cab farmer Brent Judisch of Cedar Falls, Iowa, had a good week. “I worked up a 10-acre piece for corn on Tuesday. Went down Wednesday night before dark and planted it.  “Started spraying bean pre-emerge Wednesday

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Oklahoma Wheat: Minimizing Grain Bin Insect Problems Prior to Harvest

Oklahoma Wheat: Minimizing Grain Bin Insect Problems Prior to Harvest

👤By Edmond Bonjour, Oklahoma State University 🕔May 10, 2017

Wheat harvest will be upon us soon. It is critical that the best storage facility conditions be provided for newly harvested grain. Wheat quality does not improve with storage so we have to do all we can to protect and

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Cotton Southwest: Pre and Post Herbicides Recommended; Dodging Weather – AgFax

Cotton Southwest: Pre and Post Herbicides Recommended; Dodging Weather – AgFax

🕔May 10, 2017

Cotton growers are dodging showers across parts of the Panhandle and South Plains as they rush to get irrigated fields planted. Cool temps in the 60s and low 70s are anticipated for Thursday (5/11), and could impact planting conditions.

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