Texas: Cotton Farmers May Face Increased Bollworm Pressure This Season

🕔Apr 24, 2018Cotton farmers across the state could face a growing bollworm problem this season, said Dr. David Kerns, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist and statewide integrated pest management coordinator at College […]

DTN Cotton Close: Trades Lower Beyond Maturing May

🕔Apr 24, 2018No notices issued for May. U.S. cotton planting inched up to 9% completed. Cash online sales dipped to 8,970 bales on The Seam, of which 6,321 bales were grower sales. […]

Tennessee: Sorghum Hybrids with Tolerance to Sugarcane Aphid

🕔Apr 24, 2018Here is a list of sorghum hybrids that have exhibited at least some tolerance to the sugarcane aphid. This was shared by Brent Bean of the Sorghum Checkoff program.

California Almonds: Got Voles? Perhaps Anthraquinone Is the Answer.

🕔Apr 24, 2018Recent research has shown we may have a new tool to protect trees and vines from vole damage. However, this product is not currently registered for such a use.  We […]

Illinois: Black Cutworm Moth Flight Beginning

🕔Apr 24, 2018Soil temperatures and field activity are increasing along with moth migration from the south. Insect traps (figure 1) are out around the state and we’ve been capturing both true armyworm […]

Tennessee: Madison County Farmer Named Tennessee Farmer of the Year

🕔Apr 24, 2018A third-generation farmer from Jackson who manages more than 5,000 acres of row crops has been named the Tennessee Farmer of the Year by University of Tennessee Extension. Johnny Verell, […]

Livestock: Winter Just Keeps On Coming in South Dakota – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2018A spring blizzard with high winds and moderate-to-heavy snow blasted much of South Dakota late last week and this past weekend, killing some livestock and sending a number of cattle […]

Farm Business: 4 Tips to Build Trust with Employees – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2018“People follow leaders by choice. Without trust, at best you get compliance.” — Jesse Lyn Stoner, author of “Full Steam Ahead.” When we look at high-performing farm teams, there is […]

Grain Sorghum: U.S. Southeast Growers Have a Built-in Market Opportunity

🕔Apr 24, 2018Grain sorghum production in the U.S. is expanding in the southeast corner of the country thanks to strategic market development efforts in Georgia and the surrounding states. Targeted meetings with […]

Cotton Research Project Wins Spot on International Space Station

🕔Apr 24, 2018A Clemson University scientist is sending his research on the cotton genome into outer space after being selected as a winner in the Cotton Sustainability Challenge. Christopher Saski, associate professor […]

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