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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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Cellulosic Biofuel Crops: Sorghum Offers Highest Yields in Many Parts of U.S.

Cellulosic Biofuel Crops: Sorghum Offers Highest Yields in Many Parts of U.S.

👤By Debra Levey Larson, University of Illinois 🕔Jan 16, 2018

According to a recent ruling by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 288 million gallons of  must be blended into the U.S. gasoline supply in 2018. Although this figure is down slightly from last year, the industry is still growing

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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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Cotton, Dairy: Policy Changes – A Bargain for the Government?

Cotton, Dairy: Policy Changes – A Bargain for the Government?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, and Nick Paulson, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Jan 15, 2018

At this juncture in the debate over the next farm bill, two of the most discussed issues are what to do with commodity policy for cotton and dairy. Key considerations are the costs associated with enhancing the dairy safety net

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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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WASDE Coarse Grains: Larger U.S. Corn Production, Decreased Demand

WASDE Coarse Grains: Larger U.S. Corn Production, Decreased Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for larger production, increased food, seed, and industrial use (FSI), lower feed and residual use, and greater stocks. Corn production is estimated at 14.604 billion bushels, up 26 million from last month as

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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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Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids – Using Fungi as a Control

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids – Using Fungi as a Control

👤By Jason Thomas, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 11, 2018

This past fall we have had an awesome opportunity to work and collaborate with a Master’s student from Mexico. While here in the U.S. she has been able to discover what we believe are two different entomopathogen species in sugarcane aphid.

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Texas: RGV Cotton, Grain PrePlant Conference, Mercedes, Jan. 16

Texas: RGV Cotton, Grain PrePlant Conference, Mercedes, Jan. 16

👤By Brad Cowan, Texas AgriLife Extension County Agent 🕔Jan 8, 2018

The 24th Annual RGV Cotton & Grain Pre-Plant Conference will be Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the Livestock Showgrounds in Mercedes. We again have an outstanding lineup of speakers that will be addressing timely topics specific to cotton and grain

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Texas Crops: Build-Your-Own Budgets for 2018 – Videos and Spreadsheets

Texas Crops: Build-Your-Own Budgets for 2018 – Videos and Spreadsheets

👤From Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Dec 20, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Economists have developed several tools to help you plan for the upcoming crop. Below are several web links you may find useful.   The 2018 crop and livestock budgets are now on-line. The budgets are

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