AgFax Weekend: Record Unplanted Acres | Prevented “Corn” Planting

🕔Aug 16, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Record Unplanted Acres | Prevented “Corn” Planting | and more.

DTN Livestock Close: Late-Week Pressure Develops in Hog Futures

🕔Aug 16, 2019October lean hog futures took its turn at posting limit losses Friday as early support quickly evaporated following technical pressure, which triggered additional selling. GENERAL COMMENTS: From Friday to Friday […]

Rice: Blast Resistance Could Be on the Horizon

🕔Aug 16, 2019Researchers have uncovered an unusual protein activity in rice that can be exploited to give crops an edge in the evolutionary arms race against rice blast disease, a major threat […]

Michigan Corn: Identifying Late-Season Caterpillars Feeding

🕔Aug 16, 2019In the last two weeks, I’ve had many calls, texts and pictures of caterpillars in corn ears (hey, at least some fields have ears). It is important to correctly identify […]

Glyphosate Lowers pH of Dicamba Spray Mixtures, Says Study

🕔Aug 16, 2019A University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture study published in the Journal of Weed Technology found that mixing glyphosate with formulations of dicamba consistently lowered the pH of the spray […]

Pecan Shells Could Protect Against Food Bacteria

🕔Aug 16, 2019Developing a way to protect pecans and to keep them safe for consumption is the goal of an LSU student who just returned from Poland. Karuna Kharel, a doctoral student […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Dealing with White Mold, Aphids, Gall Midge – Podcast

🕔Aug 16, 2019In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension Educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Bruce Potter, Integrated Pest Management Specialist, to discuss crop and pest […]

Iowa: Weed Management – What Is a Realistic Goal?

🕔Aug 16, 2019The current approach to weed management in Iowa is at risk due to rapid expansion of herbicide-resistant weeds. In order to preserve the efficacy of herbicides two things must happen.

Florida: Pecan Field Day, Monticello, Oct. 3

🕔Aug 16, 2019The annual Florida Pecan Field Day and Florida Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting will be held on October 3, 2019 at the UF/IFAS Jefferson County Extension Office, 2729 W. Washington […]

Nebraska: Soybean Gall Midge Spreading

🕔Aug 16, 2019As of August 7, six new counties have been identified as infested with soybean gall midge in Nebraska. Several new counties have been identified in Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota […]

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