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Missouri Row Crop Farmer Has 4 Decades of Experience Growing Organic – DTN

Missouri Row Crop Farmer Has 4 Decades of Experience Growing Organic – DTN

👤By Richard Oswald, DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Charlie Johnson, 59, has been an organic grower for four decades, raising certified organic crops on his 2,500-acre farm near Madison in southeastern South Dakota. It’s a lot of work fighting the weeds and doing a lot of cultivating each

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Tennessee Cotton: Strategey for Residual PRE Control with Caparol Shortage

Tennessee Cotton: Strategey for Residual PRE Control with Caparol Shortage

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 20, 2017

There is apparently a shortage of Caparol this spring. So what are some options now that Caparol is not in the picture? The first thing to consider is potential cotton injury with any PRE applied herbicides in cotton.

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Iowa: Managing Weeds, Insects, and Diseases – Video

Iowa: Managing Weeds, Insects, and Diseases – Video

👤From Iowa State University Extension 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain. ISU Extension and Outreach specialists are working to provide the tools and

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Illinois: Agronomy Day, Savory, Aug. 17

Illinois: Agronomy Day, Savory, Aug. 17

👤By Lauren Quinn, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 17, 2017

The 60th annual Agronomy Day will be held at the University of Illinois on Thursday, Aug. 17. Equipment and crop varieties may have changed, but the goal of Agronomy Day has been consistent since its inception in 1957: to communicate

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Minnesota Wheat: Cutting Production Costs in Hard Red Spring Wheat

Minnesota Wheat: Cutting Production Costs in Hard Red Spring Wheat

👤By Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota 🕔Apr 17, 2017

This post may be a day late and a dollar short as the drills are already rolling across much of Minnesota.  Nonetheless, I’m going to share some thoughts about how to reduce input cost in HRSW without sacrificing much, if

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Arkansas Rice: Be on Lookout for Black Cutworms; Resistant Barnyardgrass on the Rise

Arkansas Rice: Be on Lookout for Black Cutworms; Resistant Barnyardgrass on the Rise

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Bob Scott, and Jason Norsworthy, University of Arkansas 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Rice planting has been rocking and rolling as much of the state missed predicted rainfall this week.  We could end up close to 60% planted by the time rainfall is expected on Monday and Tuesday. Due to the warm, dry

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Indiana: Spring Burndown Applications To Weeds And Cover Crops

Indiana: Spring Burndown Applications To Weeds And Cover Crops

👤By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔Apr 14, 2017

This spring so far has been cold and wet with short spurts of warm sunny days in-between. This weather cycle for the most part kept producers out of field and allowed the winter annual weeds to flourish the past couple

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Top 10 Strategies for Managing Herbicide Resistance

Top 10 Strategies for Managing Herbicide Resistance

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University 🕔Apr 13, 2017

Two Canadian weed scientists recently published a paper ranking their top 10 herbicide-resistant weed management strategies.

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Ohio: Xtend Soybeans – Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do with Dicamba This Year?

Ohio: Xtend Soybeans – Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do with Dicamba This Year?

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 11, 2017

Even if you are planting RR Xtend soybeans, the answer to this could be – maybe nothing.

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Minnesota Soybeans: Got Waterhemp? Layer Residual Herbicides to Maintain Control

Minnesota Soybeans: Got Waterhemp? Layer Residual Herbicides to Maintain Control

👤By Lisa Behnken, Fritz Breitenbach, Jeff Gunsolus, Liz Stahl, and Phyllis Bongard, University of Minnesota 🕔Apr 11, 2017

Tall waterhemp is expanding its reach across Minnesota, and herbicide-resistant populations are becoming more commonplace.

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