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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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Michigan: Reducing Production Costs Without Hurting Crop Yields

Michigan: Reducing Production Costs Without Hurting Crop Yields

👤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

👤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

👤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

👤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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Mississippi Soybeans: No Need to Push Seeding Rates

Mississippi Soybeans: No Need to Push Seeding Rates

👤By John Orlowski and Trent Irby, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 28, 2017

When planting soybeans this spring shoot for a seeding rate of 120,000 seeds/acre.  If conditions look more stressful (ie. wet and cold), increasing seeding rates slightly will not hurt (and probably make you feel better as well).

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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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