Nitrogen (N) fertilization is a costly operation for most row crop producers. Consequently, it is important to implement best management practices (BMP) available for N fertilizer application in order to […]
There are some basic management practices that can affect, sometimes worsen, and other times be used to reduce risks of insect pest injury.
Tennessee: Wheat Questions on the 1st of April Apr 1, 2020
As the warmer spring days approach, and hopefully some drier days ahead, planning your next steps on your wheat crop is probably on your to-do list.
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.
We are behind the burndown pace of most Tennessee springs where at least some would have burndown applications applied by this time. This has resulted in a flurry of calls […]
COVID-19 and Agriculture – Podcast Mar 19, 2020
COVID-19 is already impacting agricultural markets. In this podcast, we speak with UT Extension Area Farm Management Specialist Danny Morris. He discusses the current and future implications for livestock and crop […]
Dr. Larry Steckel’s top call this week has been questions about preemergent herbicides for grass control. In this episode he provides his recommendations. He also provides an overview of weed […]
Clearly, after all the struggles in 2019 controlling grass weeds, many are looking to change their weed management program. The most frequent question recently has been on the best pre […]
Tennessee is reeling from deadly tornadoes that raced across the state in the early morning hours of March 3, and now comes the cleanup and recovery. The physical and the […]