Rice: Arkansas Approves Resolution to Establish Identity, Protect Consumers

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Governor Hutchinson signed Senate Concurrent Resolution 1 Monday, which outlines how the State Senate and the House of Representatives will work on legislation to establish a standard of identity for rice using the common understanding […]   🕔Mar 20, 2018
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California Almonds: Frost/Freeze Damage Assessments – Plenty Of Variables – AgFax Tree Crops

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Trying to predict how big a hit the 2018 almond crop sustained due to frost is still a bit like predicting an earthquake. But more should be known once we […]   🕔Mar 17, 2018
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Florida Cotton, Peanuts: Permit Required for AgLogic Nematicide

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Newly registered for Florida, AgLogic 15GG (gypsum formulation) is a granular nematicide available for use in Florida cotton and peanut. The active ingredient in this product is aldicarb, which you […]   🕔Mar 19, 2018
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UGA Phenomics and Plant Robotics Center Aims to Improve Crop Breeding

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Automated data collection and analysis pipelines are changing the way humans generate and use information. At the University of Georgia, researchers harness the power of advanced sensing, robotics and big-data […]   🕔Mar 20, 2018
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Illinois: Farm Family Expenses Budgeted on a Per Acre Basis

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Family living expenses are not a tax-deductible expense of the farm business, but they must be budgeted for to sustain the living expense of the farm operator and their family. […]   🕔Mar 19, 2018
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Indiana: Dicamba Webinar Includes Mandatory Training, Weed Update, March 23

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Those seeking to fulfill Indiana’s new mandatory training requirements for the application of dicamba herbicide products on DT soybeans can attend a free webinar hosted by Purdue Extension and the […]   🕔Mar 16, 2018
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Iowa Corn: Row Spacing Considerations

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Corn row spacing and plant population have been the focus of many studies throughout the years in an effort to identify ways to increase yields and minimize production costs. Many […]   🕔Mar 16, 2018
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Louisiana Soybeans: Proper Early-Season Decisions Crucial for High Yields

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In Louisiana, soybean planting practices vary across the state, due in large part to varying environments and cropping systems. Planting date, seeding rate, and seeding depth decisions should all be […]   🕔Mar 20, 2018
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Minnesota Soybeans: 3 Tips for Insecticide-Resistant Soybean Aphid Management

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Insecticide-resistant soybean aphids have emerged as a new challenge to growers in Minnesota and neighboring states. In a new Extension publication, we suggest strategies for managing soybean aphids resistant to […]   🕔Mar 16, 2018
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Mississippi Field Reports: Wet Conditions Have Producers Itching to Get Into Fields

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 18, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Lemon Ray Phelps, Marshall County “Weed pressure was prevalent in pastures with […]   🕔Mar 20, 2018
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Nebraska Average Ag Land Value Drops 3% from 2017

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The average market value of Nebraska farmland declined by 3% over the prior year to $2,745 per acre, according to a preliminary report of the 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate […]   🕔Mar 19, 2018
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North Carolina

North Carolina Sweet Potatoes: Section 18 Renewal for Mertect to Control Postharvest Black Rot

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The specific exemption section 18 label obtained in 2016 for using Mertect (thiabendazole) for control of black rot (caused by the fungus Ceratocystis fimbriata) postharvest on sweetpotatoes in North Carolina, has […]   🕔Mar 19, 2018
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Ohio Corn: 12 Proven Practices for Increasing Yields, Profits

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In the quest for high corn yields, considerable attention has been given to increasing various inputs, including seeding rates and fertilizers, narrowing row spacing, and making preventative applications of foliar […]   🕔Mar 20, 2018
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Oklahoma: Wildfire Risk Advisory Extended

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Continued dangerous fire behavior conditions prompt interagency wildland personnel to extend the Fuels and Fire Behavior Advisory, issued on March 7, through April 4, 2018.  Sunday’s weather pattern provided only […]   🕔Mar 20, 2018
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Tennessee Cotton: AgLogic (Aldicarb) Receives Label for 2018

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It came as kind of surprise to me to find out that AgLogic 15G (aldicarb), a replacement for Temik, is labeled in Tennessee. My understanding is that the label will […]   🕔Mar 20, 2018
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Texas: Wildfire Preparation, Safety Publication Available

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Preparing for wildfire response ahead of time is one of the most important steps a Texas landowner, whether they are major ranching operations or small property owners, can take. With […]   🕔Mar 20, 2018
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Virginia Cotton: In-Furrow, Seed Treatments – Is Change Coming?

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The options for in-furrow and seed treatment plant protection from thrips, nematodes, and disease offers producers a lot of choice.  We pushed the easy button for the first 20 years […]   🕔Mar 16, 2018
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