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Flint on Crops: We Often Ignore Important Things – Commentary

Flint on Crops: We Often Ignore Important Things – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Dec 11, 2017

Through the years since I started working with farmers in the mid 1970’s there has been a growing awareness of how many producers choose to bypass or intentionally ignore some of the most basic things that could increase their yields

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Georgia Wheat: 5 Early Season Production Tips

Georgia Wheat: 5 Early Season Production Tips

👤By Jeremy Kichler, University of Georgia County Extension Agent 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Over the last couple of days I have received a few questions concerning wheat.  Below are some thoughts about early season wheat production and how those decisions can affect yield. 1. Planting Dates:  According to the 2017/18 UGA Wheat Production Guide. The optimum window for wheat

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Alabama Corn: Good Sunlight Critical for High Yields

Alabama Corn: Good Sunlight Critical for High Yields

👤By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Extension Regional Agent 🕔Nov 20, 2017

The poet Robert Frost penned that good fences make good neighbors. Just as good fences make good neighbors, good sunlight is critical for high corn yields if it is supplemented with adequate moisture.  There’s the rub, getting good sunlight when

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Oklahoma Wheat: Considerations for Late-Planted Crops

Oklahoma Wheat: Considerations for Late-Planted Crops

👤By David Marburger, Oklahoma State University Extension Small Grains Specialist 🕔Nov 7, 2017

Some producers throughout Oklahoma have been delayed in getting their wheat crop established due to fall armyworm and/or the rainfall we have had throughout October. While we are now outside of the optimum planting window for grain-only wheat production, the

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Texas Wheat: Seeding Rate May Be One Way to Cut Costs

Texas Wheat: Seeding Rate May Be One Way to Cut Costs

👤By Clark Neely and Josh McGinty, Texas AgriLife Extension Specialists 🕔Oct 5, 2017

Planting season is quickly approaching for producers planting wheat for grain this fall. As everyone knows, wheat prices are low and turning a profit will be difficult. Finding ways to cut costs and not influence yield or returns will be

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Oklahoma Winter Wheat: Planting Date and Seeding Rate Considerations

Oklahoma Winter Wheat: Planting Date and Seeding Rate Considerations

👤By David Marburger, Oklahoma State University Extension Small Grains Specialist 🕔Sep 5, 2017

The 2017-2018 wheat growing season is setting up similar to last year with many producers wanting to target more of the forage side of wheat production given the low commodity prices. That, coupled with the available soil moisture from the

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Nebraska: Changes in Two Wheat Practices Could Lead to Increased Yield

Nebraska: Changes in Two Wheat Practices Could Lead to Increased Yield

👤By Teshome Regassa and Madhav Bhatta, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Fine-tuning wheat production practices such as seeding rate and N application timing and selecting a mix of varieties for a location could significantly improve yield and end-use quality of winter wheat in Nebraska, based on results of University of Nebraska

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Virginia Soybeans: Seeding Rates for June and Later

Virginia Soybeans: Seeding Rates for June and Later

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Due to the rainy weather over the past two weeks, we are still planting full-season soybean in some areas.  In addition, it appears that wheat harvest is not far off (some wheat at the Tidewater AREC was at 23% moisture

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Virginia Soybeans: Seeding Rates – How Low Can We Go?

Virginia Soybeans: Seeding Rates – How Low Can We Go?

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 27, 2017

t seems that everything that you read about soybean seeding rates is that we are planting too many seed.  In general, I agree – at least for full-season soybean.  We still seem to have that mindset that it takes 1

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Oklahoma Cotton: Planting Strategy; Seeding Rate; Root Rot Control

👤By Randy Boman, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Successful Planting Strategy Next to variety selection, most likely the next very important decision a producer makes is when to plant. The single most important issue to recognize is that cotton seedlings can be damaged by cool, wet soils. Depending

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