Corn, Soybeans, Cotton Production All Lowered – USDA Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019Corn production for grain is forecast at 13.8 billion bushels, down less than 1 percent from the previous forecast and down 4 percent from last year. Based on conditions as […]

Wisconsin: ‘App’-riculture – Making Smartphone Apps to Aid Farmers Sep 25, 2019

🕔Sep 25, 2019Mike Cerny has been farming long enough to have a reliable intuition when it comes to decisions about applying chemical protection to his crops. So it came as a surprise to […]

Texas: Rolling Plains Summer Field Day, Chillicothe, Sept. 24 Sep 17, 2019

🕔Sep 17, 2019The annual Rolling Plains Summer Field Day, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Vernon, is set for Sept. 24 at the agency’s Chillicothe Research Station, […]

Corn, Soybeans: How Does Weather Factor into Late Crop Development? – Podcast Sep 17, 2019

🕔Sep 17, 2019How does the weather factor in, as the nation’s corn and soybean crops face late development? USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey discusses the issue in this short podcast. https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/radio/DA0_B9995C5010F24526BDC4C5047DA61152.MP3

Why Do Fewer Farms Produce Both Crops and Animals? Aug 26, 2019

🕔Aug 26, 2019Diversified grain and livestock farms were once the model of U.S. agriculture. Farms often had crop and animal enterprises to help capture their complementary nature such as spreading the use […]

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 […]

Missouri Crop Planting Estimates – With Single Exception, Down From 2018 Aug 14, 2019

🕔Aug 14, 2019Corn: Planted area is estimated at 3.25 million acres, down 7 percent from last year. Harvested area, forecast at 3.6 million acres, is down 8 percent from 2018. Based on […]

Indiana: Crops Field Day, West Lafayette, Sept. 5 Aug 7, 2019

🕔Aug 7, 2019Farmers have spent much of 2019 dealing with the challenges that come with an unprecedented wet spring, navigating fluctuating markets, learning about new production alternatives, and adapting to new technologies. […]

Irrigation: Cameras Could Provide Cost-Effective Monitoring of Crop Temperatures Aug 6, 2019

🕔Aug 6, 2019A hot plant is an early warning sign of an under-watered, unhealthy plant, which makes monitoring crop temperatures a priority for many farmers. But to do so, they need the […]

Georgia: Field Day, Midville, Aug. 14 Jul 22, 2019

🕔Jul 22, 2019The University of Georgia Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center (SREC) in Midville, Georgia, will host its annual field day on Wednesday, Aug. 14. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. […]

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