Texas Bt Corn: Resistance in Rootworms – What Can You Do?

🕔Nov 19, 2018The August 25th edition of this newsletter discussed how our mCry3a Bt corn was no longer able to control western corn rootworm in an area from Hart, Texas, north to the […]

Corn Prices: Market History Repeat? Putting the Deja in Déjà vu. – DTN

🕔Nov 19, 2018It was just over a week ago that USDA surprised markets with a 5.9 billion bushel (bb) increase in its estimate of China’s corn stocks, and I am glad to […]

Corn: Breeding Traits to Improve Water Use Efficiency

🕔Nov 19, 2018With approximately 80 percent of our nation’s water supply going towards agriculture, it’s fair to say it takes a lot of water to grow crops. In a climate with less predictable […]

Tennessee: Seed Treatment Decisions for 2019 – Podcast

🕔Nov 15, 2018In this week’s podcast, Scott Stewart and Heather Kelly discuss insecticide and fungicide seed treatment considerations for the upcoming crop season.

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi, Illinois River Return to Normal Operations

🕔Nov 15, 2018Upper Mississippi and Illinois River Returning to Normal Operations As of November 12, high water levels on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers are decreasing and barge traffic is returning […]

Bt Corn: Single Toxin Varieties Withdrawing from Market

🕔Nov 15, 2018Dr. Chris DiFonzo, Entomologist at Michigan State University and author of the Handy Bt Trait Table, and I got a note from a corn seed dealer a couple of weeks […]

Texas Field Reports: Wet Conditions Continue to Slow Cotton Harvest, Reduce Quality

🕔Nov 14, 2018Rain continues to cause issues for cotton growers hoping to harvest their crops around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Gaylon Morgan, AgriLife Extension […]

Minnesota Corn: Controlled Release Nitrogen – Another Tool in the Toolbox

🕔Nov 14, 2018With harvest wrapping up this fall our attentions are being drawn to the next growing season already. Now’s the time to choose what seed hybrid to plant, which tillage method […]

Minnesota: Palmer Pigweed – A Proactive Management Approach Is Key

🕔Nov 14, 2018Early detection and eradication of Palmer amaranth will pay you dividends in reduced management costs. Differentiating Palmer amaranth from the other common amaranth species is challenging. However, because Palmer amaranth […]

Texas: High Plains Ag Conference, Lubbock, Dec. 7

🕔Nov 14, 2018The annual High Plains Ag Conference will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Dec. 7 and offer five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units. The […]

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