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Terry McClure wants to come clean. The Grover Hill, Ohio, farmer has proactively set up two water-monitoring sites to show how differing cropping techniques influence nutrient runoff. “We are taking the surface and subsurface tests at the exact same time
Palmer Amaranth in South Dakota Annual weeds are threat to many cropping systems in South Dakota. Palmer amaranth is a newer threat in the state depending upon your geographical location. Confirmed sightings in a few counties in South Dakota include
Farm leaders and state officials in South Dakota are taking the lead to push 30% ethanol blends and challenging EPA’s stance on higher ethanol blends. By taking the lead to aggressively support E30, South Dakota is positioning itself for a
Historically Warm February February 2017 will go down in the record books as one of the warmest Februaries on record, not just in South Dakota, but across the United States. Some Eastern parts of the state will end up more
Ten new regionally tested, locally adapted WestBred wheat varieties have been released to Certified Seed suppliers and will be available to growers in their respective areas of adoption in 2018. “We’re incredibly excited to add such a diverse and advanced group
Bacterial leaf streak disease of corn is caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas vasicola (syn. X. campestris pv. zeae). It was previously only reported on corn in South Africa, and had not been reported in the United States until August 2016.
USDA reported state planted area statistics for hard red winter (HRW), soft red winter (SRW) and soft white (SW) winter wheat in its Jan. 12 Winter Wheat and Canola Seeding Report. At this week’s Wheat Quality Council and Plains Grains
And now for something completely different… We’ve posted a number of links to videos showing corn growing – both time-lapse imges of plants moving over a brief period and more encompassing videos that track a season’s worth of growth from
Just a few weeks after writing to President Donald Trump, U.S. dairy groups are now calling on governors to halt new changes in Canadian dairy rules. A coalition of 17 American dairy organizations, farmers and milk processors have written governors
The USDA Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is the largest working lands conservation program in the United States with more than 70 million acres of productive agricultural and forest land enrolled. Through CSP, agricultural producers and forest landowners earn payments for