Texas: Drones in Weed Management – Better Tech Needed Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019Remote sensing provides an alternative to ground-based manual scouting for weeds in agriculture fields. And, while many advances have been made, many are still needed in the area of weed […]

Italian Ryegrass: Study Explores Different Control Methods – Video Nov 22, 2019

🕔Nov 22, 2019Italian ryegrass is a problematic weed in cereals, grass seed crops, and grain crops planted no-till. It can result in significant yield losses if this weed is not controlled. Farmers […]

Louisiana Rice: How Does Harvesting a 2nd Crop Affect Crawfish? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019An LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant agent is studying the effects of crawfish production following a second crop of rice. Mark Shirley is conducting the study requested by farmers who […]

Minnesota: 4-Year Tillage Study – What Did We Learn? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019A variety of tillage practices have been used since the beginning of agriculture. Proper tillage warms and dries the soil, kills weeds, incorporates fertilizers, and breaks up compacted layers. On […]

Texas Cotton: Growth-Stage-Based Irrigation May Improve Yields Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019Cotton is sensitive to water stress at different growth stages, needing water at specific times to produce a high-yielding crop. A Texas A&M AgriLife Research study investigated the best strategies to improve […]

Texas A&M to Establish Trimble Technology Lab Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019Texas A&M University has received a gift from Trimble to establish a state-of-the-art Trimble Technology Lab in the College of Geosciences. The Lab will provide an integrated field and classroom […]

Soybeans: Cutting Back on Seeding Rates with No Yield Loss – DTN Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019As he looks across his fields spanning the flat terrain of northern Iowa, Mike Riggert isn’t just seeing rows of soybeans. He’s thinking about ways to adjust his seeding rates. […]

Soybean Yields: Lost Bushels – Tips to Find Them – DTN Nov 5, 2019

🕔Nov 5, 2019Farmers in the north-central U.S. are looking for lost soybean yield. Shawn Conley, a soybean specialist at the University of Wisconsin, said the genetic yield potential of America’s most widely […]

Harvest Weed Seed Control – How It Depletes Soil Seedbank Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019“Soil seedbank” refers to weed seeds present in the soil. The soil seedbank serves as the source of next season weed problems.

Farm Size Not a True Gauge of Profitability – Study Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019A pair of Kansas State University agricultural economists have taken a look at the characteristics that make farms successful in Kansas, and have found that bigger doesn’t always mean better. […]

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