California

Pistachios: Got Opinions About Pilot Crop Insurance Policy?

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Agralytica of Alexandria, Virginia, is conducting an evaluation of the pistachio insurance plan on behalf of the USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA).  As part of the review, Agralytica staff will […]   🕔Feb 21, 2019
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Georgia

Irrigation: 10 Tips for Off-Season Equipment Maintenance

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Irrigation systems are one the most essential components of a farmer’s toolbox. After sitting idle during the winter, now is the time farmers should check their systems before the spring […]   🕔Feb 20, 2019
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Illinois

Illinois Crop Returns: How Will Corn Fare vs. Soybeans in 2019?

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Attention is beginning to focus on planting decisions of farmers in 2019, with some speculation that acres will shift from soybeans to corn.  Even given declines in expected soybean prices, […]   🕔Feb 20, 2019
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Indiana

Indiana: Farm Management – Becoming the Employer of Choice, Warsaw, March 7

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In addition to all the daily responsibilities of keeping an agricultural operation running, farm managers and owners also have to become human resource specialists in their quest to find and […]   🕔Feb 19, 2019
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Iowa

Southeast Iowa Ag Research Association Meeting, Iowa City, March 7

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Farmers and crop advisors are invited to attend the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association annual meeting at the Johnson County Extension office in Iowa City on Thursday, March 7, 2019 […]   🕔Feb 20, 2019
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Kentucky

Kentucky: Industrial Hemp – Cannabis Aphid Found in Greenhouses

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The plant disease diagnostic lab at the University of Kentucky’s Research and Education Center in Princeton received a sample of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) in late January from a grower […]   🕔Feb 20, 2019
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Louisiana

Louisiana: Row Rice Gains Interest in Northeast Parishes

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Rice farmers in northeast Louisiana heard advice from LSU AgCenter scientists about growing their 2019 crop at a meeting in Rayville on Feb. 14. They also heard some potentially good […]   🕔Feb 19, 2019
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Michigan

Michigan Soybeans: Selecting Varieties for 2019

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The soybean varieties you select will directly affect your yield potential and income in 2019. Because of this, Michigan State University Extension recommends considering yield, pest and pathogen resistance, maturity, lodging and […]   🕔Feb 21, 2019
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Mississippi

Mississippi Sorghum: 2019 Hybrid Suggestions

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Grain Sorghum is a warm-season grass crop that is very drought and heat tolerant, compared to many other major crops, making it well-adapted to hot, droughty climates. Grain sorghum is […]   🕔Feb 19, 2019
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Nebraska

Soybeans: New Crop Germination Lows are Widespread – What to Do?

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Some new crop soybean seed being tested by the Nebraska Crop Improvement Association is falling below the normal germination rate. While a few lots came in at or above 95% […]   🕔Feb 18, 2019
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South Carolina

Clemson Names Dean of Ag Research, Experiment Station Director

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Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences has named Paula Agudelo associate dean of research and Experiment Station director. She will lead a statewide research enterprise that secured $13.6 million in grants […]   🕔Feb 20, 2019
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Tennessee

Tennessee Corn: Bt Refuge Requirements – Podcast

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Dr. Scott Stewart updates you on Bt refuge requirements for corn and discusses Viptera trait in our latest Call of the Week.   🕔Feb 21, 2019
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Texas

Texas Field Reports: Early Bloom Leaves Fruit Orchards Exposed to Late Freeze

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Conditions are set for Texas fruit producers to have a bumper year if early blooms can avoid a major freeze before consistent warm weather sets in, said a Texas A&M […]   🕔Feb 20, 2019
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Virginia

Virginia Cotton: Make Your Budget More Efficient

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A pretty wet week will give us more time for paper work.  When I think about budgets, I also think about ways of reducing costs.  So as we move forward […]   🕔Feb 19, 2019
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