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Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

👤By Bob Hunger and Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by cattle from late fall through late winter/early spring and then harvested

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Arkansas Rice: Planting Over 80% Complete; Time for Weird Problems?

Arkansas Rice: Planting Over 80% Complete; Time for Weird Problems?

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Gus Lorenz, University of Arkansas 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week. This is near record progress behind only 2012. Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out to be a boon for growers when they broke the

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Minnesota Wheat: Cutting Production Costs in Hard Red Spring Wheat

Minnesota Wheat: Cutting Production Costs in Hard Red Spring Wheat

👤By Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota 🕔Apr 17, 2017

This post may be a day late and a dollar short as the drills are already rolling across much of Minnesota.  Nonetheless, I’m going to share some thoughts about how to reduce input cost in HRSW without sacrificing much, if

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Ohio Soybeans: 3 Last Minute Disease Management Tips Before Hitting the Planters

Ohio Soybeans: 3 Last Minute Disease Management Tips Before Hitting the Planters

👤By Anne Dorrance, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 4, 2017

As I was digging weeds already out of the garden this weekend and looking at the buds on the trees, it looks more like early May rather than early April.  Either way we are getting our seed together for research

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Arkansas Rice: 2017 Season Is a Go – Plan Weed Control and Zinc Applications

Arkansas Rice: 2017 Season Is a Go – Plan Weed Control and Zinc Applications

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Bob Scott, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Rice season 2017 is a go for Arkansas.  The first confirmed rice in the ground happened in south Arkansas on 3/18.  Many more have gotten underway this week up and down the state.  Fingers crossed for a better year than

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Louisiana Rice: Choosing the Right Insecticidal Seed Treatment

Louisiana Rice: Choosing the Right Insecticidal Seed Treatment

👤By Blake Wilson and Mike Stout, LSU AgCenter 🕔Mar 22, 2017

Early season insect pests represent a consistent threat in Louisiana which can hurt the rice crop right from the onset of the growing season. Fortunately, farmers have several insecticidal seed treatments available which can help to mitigate pest damage. In

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Illinois Soybeans: When Is It Viable to Use an Insecticidal Seed Treatment?

Illinois Soybeans: When Is It Viable to Use an Insecticidal Seed Treatment?

👤By Dan Davidson, Illinois Soybean Association 🕔Feb 22, 2017

If I were to make a guess, I would say that 80% or more of the soybean seed sold today is treated with both a fungicide and insecticide. In the case of some individual seed companies it may be near

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Tennessee Cotton: Insecticide Seed Treatment Choices

Tennessee Cotton: Insecticide Seed Treatment Choices

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Jan 30, 2017

As almost everyone knows, there are concerns about the consistency of neonicotinoid seed treatments in cotton because of resistance in populations of tobacco thrips.

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Mississippi Cotton: Seed Treatment Choices Will Be More Important In 2017

Mississippi Cotton: Seed Treatment Choices Will Be More Important In 2017

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Jan 25, 2017

In 2017, the need to maximize thrips control to avoid foliar applications will be more important than ever. With the introduction and anticipation of numerous acres with the new herbicide traits resistant to Dicamba, there will be NO INSECTICIDE tank

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Soybean Yield Increase: Lower Planting Rate Plus a Proven Seed Treatment, Study says – DTN

Soybean Yield Increase: Lower Planting Rate Plus a Proven Seed Treatment, Study says – DTN

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

A new study from the University of Wisconsin holds some good news for soybean growers facing tight margins in 2017.  The research, led by Extension agronomist Shawn Conley and Ph. D student Adam Gaspar, shows that Midwest growers have the

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