Wheat growth stages vary greatly across the state, but as wheat is flowering in southern Indiana, or approaching flowering, it is important to consider the risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB), or scab, development. The fungus that causes FHB, Fusarium
Union Pacific Plans to Invest $57 Million in its Nebraska Rail Infrastructure In an April 24 news release, the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) noted its plans to spend $57 million in infrastructure investments in Nebraska this year, with $53 million
In winter wheat fields where herbicide applications have not been made, it is important to understand what the cutoff application stages are for the different herbicides.
Summary PLEASE NOTE – The Drought Monitor reflects observed precipitation through Tuesday, 1200 UTC (8 am, EDT); any rain that has fallen after the Tuesday 1200 UTC cutoff will be reflected in next week’s map. During the 7-day period (ending
A recent article from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis discussed the downward economic trajectory that has impacted the U.S. farm economy in recent years. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, in remarks this week to USDA employees, noted that trade is
If for some reason a new farm bill isn’t completed in 2017, leaders of the House and Senate agriculture committees said on Tuesday they’re hopeful they can at least help farm-bill programs for dairy and cotton through the current budget
Average retail fertilizer prices continued to be fairly steady with no significant moves either higher or lower the third week of April 2017, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. Of the eight major fertilizers, five are slightly higher
Soil-residual herbicides can provide many weed management benefits, but several factors influence their effectiveness.
The U.S. average diesel fuel price fell less than one cent, remaining virtually unchanged at $2.60 per gallon on April 24, 40 cents higher than a year ago. The Midwest price fell nearly one cent to $2.53 per gallon and
Be sure you are scouting for marestail before you plant your no-till soybeans and using effective herbicides with both burndown and residual control.
New Holland’s CR8.90 combine has set a new World Record, harvesting 16,157 bushels of soybeans in eight hours. The record-breaking performance took place in the Brazilian state Bahia and was