Missouri Rice: Harvest in Full Swing, Yields Mostly Average

🕔Sep 20, 2019It has been an interesting rice growing season so far. It all started with an extremely wet fall and harvest, which in turn put us behind this spring with little […]

Missouri: 53 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 53 Missouri counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rainfall and flooding that has occurred since March 9, 2019, […]

Missouri Crop Planting Estimates – With Single Exception, Down From 2018

🕔Aug 14, 2019Corn: Planted area is estimated at 3.25 million acres, down 7 percent from last year. Harvested area, forecast at 3.6 million acres, is down 8 percent from 2018. Based on […]

Missouri: Rice Field Day, Glennonville, Aug. 22

🕔Aug 9, 2019Research to create new heat-tolerant and herbicide resistant rice strains is being conducted this summer at Southeast Missouri State University’s Rice Research Greenhouse in Malden, Missouri, and at the Missouri […]

Missouri: Kill Weed Seeds Before They Become Weeds – Study

🕔Jul 31, 2019Kill seeds before they become hard-to-kill weeds. That plan will be studied by Kevin Bradley with help from Missouri farmers.

Missouri: Avoid Fallow Syndrome with a Cover Crop

🕔Jul 26, 2019There are many excellent reasons for planting cover crops, including, but not limited to: protecting the soil from erosion from rain and runoff, adding organic matter to the soil and […]

Missouri Soybean Fire – Left To Burn Itself Out

🕔Jul 25, 2019Black smoke continues to roll off an outdoor soybean pile for the tenth day in a row at a Gavilon grain elevator surrounded by floodwaters in northwest Missouri. The area […]

Missouri Corn, Soybeans: Midseason Disease Decisions

🕔Jul 23, 2019Scouting and making management decisions for disease will bring a few challenges this season. Across the state, there is a considerable amount of developmental variability in the corn and soybean […]

Missouri Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed In Upper Midsouth

🕔Jul 22, 2019Southern rust has been detected in southeast Missouri. University of Missouri State Extension Plant Pathologist Kaitlyn Bissonnette indicated that southern rust was first confirmed last week in Pemiscot County in […]

Missouri Soybeans: 6 Management Considerations When Planted as Cover Crop

🕔Jul 17, 2019Cover crops have many benefits including protecting soil surfaces from wind and water erosion, weed suppression, and improving soil health. This year many Missouri acres intended to be planted to […]

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