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Michigan Wheat: 3 Tips for Planting the 2018 Crop

Michigan Wheat: 3 Tips for Planting the 2018 Crop

πŸ‘€By Martin Nagelkirk, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Sep 14, 2017

1. Seeding date Ideally, winter wheat is planted while the soil and air temperatures are still warm to insure the seedling can emerge quickly and uniformly in plenty of time to develop multiple tillers and a strong root system. In

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Ohio Wheat: 5 Considerations for Planting in 15-Inch Rows

Ohio Wheat: 5 Considerations for Planting in 15-Inch Rows

πŸ‘€By Laura Lindsey and Pierce Paul, Ohio State University Extension Specialists; and Ed Lentz and Eric Richer, CCAs 🕔Sep 12, 2017

Growers are interested in wide-row wheat production due to changes in equipment inventory (lack of grain drill and availability of air seeder) and to allow intercropping of soybean into wheat. Wheat row spacing work was conducted during the 2012-2013 and

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Kentucky Wheat: Preparing for the Winter Planting Season

Kentucky Wheat: Preparing for the Winter Planting Season

πŸ‘€By Carrie Knott, University of Kentucky 🕔Aug 30, 2016

The optimal planting window for winter wheat in Kentucky is quickly approaching: October 10-30. Prior to the physical planting of wheat, farmers must make several critical decisions to maximize wheat grain yield and profitability the following June.Β Β The first is variety

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Alabama Peanuts: Planting Date, Seeding Rate Impacts on Disease, Yield

Alabama Peanuts: Planting Date, Seeding Rate Impacts on Disease, Yield

πŸ‘€By Austin Hagan, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 6, 2016

Seed accounts for up to 20% of variable production costs for peanut. Seed costs are especially high for larger seeded varieties such as Georgia-06G and Florida-07 where 140 pounds per acre seed may be needed to attain the recommended seeding

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Mississippi Wheat: 6 Things to Consider for 2015 Planting

Mississippi Wheat: 6 Things to Consider for 2015 Planting

πŸ‘€By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University Extension Specialist 🕔Nov 3, 2015

Dry weather has generally delayed wheat planting this year until recent rains replenished soil moisture. Therefore, wheat management is now a priority as fields dry to allow seeding. This article will address several vital management practices to employ to optimize

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Nebraska Soybeans: Seeding Rate Causing Decrease in Lower Pods

Nebraska Soybeans: Seeding Rate Causing Decrease in Lower Pods

πŸ‘€From University of Nebraska 🕔Oct 12, 2015

Q: In soybeans, what would cause plants to pod extremely high off the ground, for example, not producing any pods on the bottom five nodes? It’s occurring throughout a rainfed field planted in 15-inch rows at 180,000 plants per acre

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Virginia Wheat: Proper Seeding Rate and Drill Calibration

Virginia Wheat: Proper Seeding Rate and Drill Calibration

πŸ‘€By Wade Thomason, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Oct 9, 2015

Based on previous research we know we need at least 70-80 heads per square foot to reach optimum wheat yields. That typically requires a seeding rate of 30-35 seeds per square foot, which is equivalent to 20-22 seeds per foot

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