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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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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.Β  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?

πŸ‘€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.Β  In general, I agree – at least for full-season soybean.Β  We still seem to have that mindset that it takes 1

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

πŸ‘€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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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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Ohio Soybeans: Planting Date, Row Width, and Seeding Rate Recommendations

Ohio Soybeans: Planting Date, Row Width, and Seeding Rate Recommendations

πŸ‘€By Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Over the past few years, with funding from Ohio Soybean Council, we’ve re-examined Ohio’s soybean planting date, row width, and seeding rate recommendations. Here are some things to keep in mind, as we approach planting: Planting Date Soybean planting date

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Soybeans: Reduced Seeding Rates Save Money with No Yield Loss, Nebraska Study

Soybeans: Reduced Seeding Rates Save Money with No Yield Loss, Nebraska Study

πŸ‘€From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Apr 5, 2017

In 2006, a group of farmers gathered in York for a discussion about on-farm research projects for the coming year. They were looking at ways to reduce input costs without affecting yield. One question asked was “What is the effect

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Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Planting Rates Can Be Profitable

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Planting Rates Can Be Profitable

πŸ‘€By Mike Staton, Michigan State University 🕔Mar 30, 2017

Soybean producers across Michigan identified soybean planting rates as one of the highest-rated topics they wanted to see evaluated by the SMaRT (Soybean Management and Research Technology) program in on-farm replicated trials. When asked if they wanted us to evaluate

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