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California: Soil Management Training, Five Points, June 6

California: Soil Management Training, Five Points, June 6

👤By Jeff Mitchell, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔May 9, 2017

How long-term soil health practices affect farming system performance will be covered in a half-day training workshop in Five Points on June 6 beginning at 9 a.m..  The practices that will be showcased include reduced disturbance tillage and the use of

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Mid-Atlantic Crop Management School, Ocean City, Oct. 15-17

Mid-Atlantic Crop Management School, Ocean City, Oct. 15-17

👤By Emmalea Ernest, University of Delaware 🕔Sep 28, 2016

Registration will open on Tuesday September 27, 2016 for the 22nd annual Mid-Atlantic Crop Management School. This year’s school will feature 2 ½ days of timely presentations in the areas of crop management, nutrient management, pest management, soil and water

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Corn Production: Soil Management May Stabilize Yield from Climate Change

Corn Production: Soil Management May Stabilize Yield from Climate Change

👤By Lauren Quinn, University of Illinois 🕔Sep 20, 2016

How will we feed our growing population in the face of an increasingly extreme climate? Many experts suggest the answer lies in breeding novel crop varieties that can withstand the increases in drought, heat, and extreme rainfall events predicted in

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Flint on Crops: Soil Management – One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Flint on Crops: Soil Management – One Size Doesn’t Fit All

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔May 23, 2016

There is no soil management system that solves all the issues. A short list of challenges farmers face each year might include preparing the “ideal” seedbed we’ve all been taught is so necessary for success with planting and stand establishment,

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Tennessee: No-Till Field Day, Milan, July 28

Tennessee: No-Till Field Day, Milan, July 28

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee 🕔May 20, 2016

UT AgResearch will host the Milan No-Till Crop Production Field Day on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the AgResearch and Education Center at Milan.

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Georgia Cotton: Sound Fertilizer Program Crucial with Low Prices

Georgia Cotton: Sound Fertilizer Program Crucial with Low Prices

👤By Ronnie Barentine, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 8, 2016

With cotton prices expected to be lower than normal this year, it is even more important to follow a sound fertilizer and liming program that is based on good soil sampling. Liming on time (at least 3 months ahead of

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North Dakota: Soil Salt Spots Require Careful Management

👤By Ellen Crawford, North Dakota State University 🕔Apr 30, 2015

Areas of North Dakota with a white crust on the soil are expanding this spring due to an accumulation of salts in the soil. “Soil salinity is caused by excess soil moisture that dissolves subsoil salts and brings those salts

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Flint on Crops: 4 Priorities for a High Level of Crop Success

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Extension Service 🕔Apr 20, 2015

Any kind of activity from sports to agriculture must have its priorities. There is always a list of required tasks to be performed, not just to minimum levels, but to very high standards in order to achieve high levels of

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Mississippi: Fertilizer Costs – Everything Old Is New Again

🕔Mar 27, 2015

A new conversation about an old concept is happening in soil fertility management.

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Mississippi: Students Learn Soil Management, Conservation by Getting Down in the Dirt

Mississippi: Students Learn Soil Management, Conservation by Getting Down in the Dirt

👤By Chip Myers, Mississippi State University Extension Service 🕔Mar 27, 2015

More than 50 junior high and high school students gathered inside a freshly dug pit at the Mississippi State University Coastal Plain Branch Experiment Station as part of an educational competition to teach them the roles that soil plays in

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