California Alfalfa: Chlorpyrifos Leaves The Market – Effects, Alternatives? Oct 12, 2019

🕔Oct 12, 2019The end is near for chlorpyrifos (Lorsban) applications in many California crops, now on a faster timetable than previously anticipated. This results from a recent agreement between CA Department of Pesticide Regulation (CA-DPR) and […]

Hay Prices: Why are They so High? – DTN Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019Hay, perhaps the world’s most underrated commodity, is everywhere. Some of the hay meadows of New England were hacked out of the forest hundreds of years ago and have been […]

Phosphorus Basics: Deficiency Symptoms, Sufficiency Ranges, and Common Sources Oct 10, 2019

🕔Oct 10, 2019The right balance of phosphorus is vital to plant health. Learn deficiency symptoms, tissue sufficiency ranges, and common phosphorus sources. Phosphorus (P) is an essential nutrient required for plant growth. It […]

Arkansas: Fighting Pigweed with Alfalfa – Field Day Dates Changed Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019Two upcoming field days will address the use of alfalfa as a cover crop and as an effective weapon in the ongoing war against Palmer amaranth, commonly known as pigweed. […]

Gap Growing Between Irrigated, Rainfed Crop Yields Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019A 65-year comparative analysis between U.S. yields of irrigated and rainfed crops has sounded a message to farmers, land managers and policymakers: Mind the gap. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Suat […]

Arkansas: Fighting Pigweed with Alfalfa? 2 Upcoming Field Days Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019Agronomists with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are testing an age-old approach to solving a modern-day farming problem: The increasingly prevalent Palmer amaranth, commonly known as pigweed. […]

Farm Trade Aid: MFP Signup – Crops, Rules, Eligibility Changes Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019USDA released specific information on the second round of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) this week. Quick Program Basics: Signup begins July 29. Qualifying acres must be planted by August 1. […]

Hay Prices Rising – DTN Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019The extremely wet, cool weather in the first half of the growing season for most of the Midwest had a negative effect on all crops — especially forage crops. Farmers […]

Midsouth Cotton and Soybeans Restored to Transform WG Label Jul 16, 2019

🕔Jul 16, 2019EPA has issued an expanded label for Transform WG insecticide with Isoclast active. Eight new crops, including corn and alfalfa, are on the expanded label, which also restores the previously […]

More Trade Tariffs: Raising the Stakes – DTN Jul 9, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019A year since the U.S. and China began a tit-for-tat of tariffs, talks and tweets, American farmers are seeing more diversified export routes while waiting for their largest customer to […]

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