In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Coronavirus – Farm Income Outlook | Aid Bill Passed | and more.
The board came into the week strong, but interest dwindled and all three livestock contracts closed the week fully lower. GENERAL COMMENTS: Heading into the weekend doesn’t leave livestock enthusiasts […]
Each year I’m surprised at the number of producers not currently using the DD50 Rice Management Program on their farms. This program is designed to take much of the guesswork […]
DOT Announces Funding Opportunity for Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is inviting competitive grant applications for projects that improve facilities related to operating coastal […]
In 2019 we ran calls on about 40 fields where producers were disappointed with their Palmer amaranth control from applications of Engenia or XtendiMax. We collected Palmer amaranth seed last […]
Tennessee: Managing Late Burndown – Podcast Mar 27, 2020
The rainy spring has delayed burndown for most Tennessee producers. In this podcast, Dr. Larry Steckel discusses considerations for adapting burndown programs to wet weather delays.
Cotton planting and early season thrips management are almost upon us. We are fortunate today to have varieties that have three-plus bale yield potential. While we can’t control rainfall patterns […]
Tobacco: Mexican H2A Workers Still Available Mar 27, 2020
On Monday, it was stated that the American consulate in Mexico would be shut down, meaning that H2As would be destined for the U.S. could not be processed. That would […]
Significant sulfur (S) deficiency in Iowa crops was first documented about 15 years ago. First identified in alfalfa and then corn and soybean. Since then about 150 trials with corn […]
Claims of poor fertilizer application and visual striping in fields have increased in recent years. This issue impacts all sectors of the supply chain including growers, custom applicators, cooperatives and […]