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Sorghum: Can Johnsongrass Take on Crop Traits? Researchers Want to Know.

Sorghum: Can Johnsongrass Take on Crop Traits? Researchers Want to Know.

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 14, 2018

Johnsongrass and sorghum might be considered “kissing kin,” but a Texas A&M AgriLife Research team wants to know if there is more going on in the grain sorghum production fields and bar ditches of South and Central Texas than meets

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Sorghum Checkoff Accepting Applications for Leadership Program

Sorghum Checkoff Accepting Applications for Leadership Program

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 9, 2018

The Sorghum Checkoff is now accepting applications for Leadership Sorghum Class IV, a program designed to develop the next generation of sorghum leaders. To be eligible, applicants must be farmers actively engaged in sorghum production in the U.S. Fifteen growers will be

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Texas: Pre-Plant Producer Meeting, Canyon, Feb. 8

Texas: Pre-Plant Producer Meeting, Canyon, Feb. 8

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 31, 2018

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Randall County will conduct the annual Pre-Plant Producer Update Meeting from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 8 at the Kuhlman Extension Center, 200 N. Brown Road, Canyon. “We’ve tried to line up a program that will get

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Arkansas Producer Conference, Jonesboro, Stuttgart, Feb. 6, 7

Arkansas Producer Conference, Jonesboro, Stuttgart, Feb. 6, 7

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 30, 2018

Ahead of the 2018 growing season, The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and the Arkansas Corn & Grain Sorghum Board will host the 2018 Corn, Grain Sorghum and Soybean Producer Conference in two locations: Tuesday, February 6 at the Rice Research Center in Stuttgart and Wednesday, February

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Nebraska: Researchers Explore Sweet Sorghum Ethanol in Dryland Production

Nebraska: Researchers Explore Sweet Sorghum Ethanol in Dryland Production

👤By Richard Perrin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Ag Economist 🕔Jan 29, 2018

A team at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is exploring sweet sorghum ethanol as a future income source for dryland agriculture in western Nebraska. Sweet sorghum is a cultivar of sorghum primarily developed for the harvest of juice. Due to its

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North Central Oklahoma Summer Crops Conference, Enid, Feb. 13

North Central Oklahoma Summer Crops Conference, Enid, Feb. 13

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jan 26, 2018

Agricultural producers in the north central Oklahoma region can pick up the latest research-based recommendations about a number of viable crop options by attending the Feb. 13 Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service Summer Crops Conference in Enid. The 8:30 a.m. to

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Cellulosic Biofuel Crops: CRP Land Could Potentially Feed the Industry – DTN

Cellulosic Biofuel Crops: CRP Land Could Potentially Feed the Industry – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 18, 2018

A study published this week contributes more details than previous reports on biomass crops most suited to bioenergy feedstock use and what long-term factors may affect their growth. A new long-term analysis conducted by 26 researchers across the country and

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Nebraska: 2018 Weed, Disease, and Insect Management Guide Available

Nebraska: 2018 Weed, Disease, and Insect Management Guide Available

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Jan 16, 2018

The 2018 Guide for Weed, Disease, and Insect Management in Nebraska (EC130) is now available here. This 332-page guide offers a single, comprehensive resource for your pest management challenges. It is written by Nebraska Extension specialists in agronomy and weed science, plant

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Texas: Ag Economic Risk Management Program, Lubbock, Jan. 23

Texas: Ag Economic Risk Management Program, Lubbock, Jan. 23

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 15, 2018

Seeking Solutions: Managing Economic Risks will be hosted by the North Region of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Jan. 23 in Lubbock. The program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. at Cagle’s Steaks and BBQ, 8732 4th St. To insure

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Texas, Oklahoma: Auxin Training Added to Red River Crops Conference, Jan. 17

Texas, Oklahoma: Auxin Training Added to Red River Crops Conference, Jan. 17

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The fifth annual Red River Crops Conference is set for Jan. 17-18 at the Southwest Technology Center, 711 W. Tamarack Road, Altus, Oklahoma. “Planning for Success – Crop Production Information Designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains,” will be hosted by

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