Mississippi: Rice Water Weevil Densities in Furrow Irrigated Fields

🕔Apr 22, 2019Read Kelly, graduate student under the direction of Dr. Jeff Gore, has been investigating the relationship and densities of rice water weevils in furrow irrigated or row rice.

Rice: Parboiling Method Reduces Inorganic Arsenic

🕔Apr 17, 2019Contamination of rice with arsenic is a major problem in some regions of the world with high rice consumption. Now, researchers reporting in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology have found […]

5 Tips for Designing On-Farm Field Trials

🕔Apr 16, 2019With planting season right around the corner, many farmers are looking at designing on-farm trials in some of their fields. Here are a few pointers to help ensure that you […]

Southwest Michigan: Slow Green, Variable Weather; Watch for Weeds

🕔Apr 12, 2019Weather The late winter, early spring weather in 2019 has been quite variable. In terms of heat accumulation, which tends to spur on winter annual weeds and wheat growth, the […]

Weedy Rice: How a Domesticated Crop Can Become a Problematic Weed

🕔Apr 9, 2019Weedy rice is neither wild rice nor crop rice, but rice gone rogue that has shed some traits important to people. It also is an incredibly aggressive, potentially detrimental weed […]

Weed Management Requires Community Collaboration

🕔Apr 9, 2019Weed species continue to spread and management costs continue to mount, in spite of best management practices and efforts by research and extension personnel who promote them to land managers. […]

Georgia Cotton: Sewage-Based Fertilizer a Possible Deer Deterrent?

🕔Apr 9, 2019The threat of deer eating the cotton grown on local farms sent University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources agent Katie Burch searching for a solution. And the […]

Soybeans: Mustard Cover Crop – Natural Barrier to Charcoal Rot?

🕔Apr 5, 2019Kansas State University researchers have received national recognition for a study showing that planting a mustard cover crop helps to improve soil health and, ultimately, boosts soybean yields. Their work, […]

NC Soybeans: 6-Year Foliar Study Digs Deep into Commercial Products

🕔Apr 5, 2019North Carolina soybean producers are presented with a wide diversity of foliar products that could impact soybean yield. Profit margins are currently narrow for soybeans and much thought should go […]

Aflatoxin Protection: Native Fungal Strains Offer Alternative to Commercial Products

🕔Apr 5, 2019The fungus Aspergillus flavus can infect several crops, including corn. Some varieties, or strains, of A. flavus produce aflatoxins. Aflatoxin contamination costs U.S. farmers billions of dollars every year. Worse, aflatoxins are harmful for […]

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