Ohio: Western ARS Agronomy Field Day, South Charleston, July 17

🕔Jul 5, 2019The Western Agricultural Research Station Agronomy Field Day will be held July 17. The station is mostly planted but everything went in on the edge – as you saw it […]

Northwestern Illinois Agronomy Field Day, Monmouth, July 17

🕔Jun 28, 2019The Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center will host a Field Day on Wednesday, July 17. Join University of Illinois Department of Crop Sciences faculty, researchers, students, and Extension […]

Corn, Soybean Production – Persistent Adverse Conditions Disrupt Outlook

🕔Jun 24, 2019The most recent crop forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed that unprecedented spring weather has already negatively impacted production prospects for corn. Meanwhile, recent news items highlight the […]

Climate Change Affecting Crop Yields Globally, Research says

🕔Jun 21, 2019The world’s top 10 crops —  barley, cassava, maize, oil palm, rapeseed, rice, sorghum, soybean, sugarcane, and wheat — supply a combined 83 percent of all calories produced on cropland. […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Late Planting, Fertility Concerns – Podcast

🕔Jun 13, 2019In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Jeff Vetsch, Soil scientist at the Southern Research and Outreach Center, […]

After Unprecedented Spring, Planting Decisions Unfold for Corn Belt Farmers

🕔Jun 7, 2019Washington Post writers Andrew Van Dam, Laris Karklis and Tim Meko reported on Tuesday that, “Corn Belt farmers are used to being at the mercy of the weather. “But they […]

Texas: Stiles Farm Field Day, Thrall, June 18

🕔May 28, 2019The Stiles Farm Field Day set for June 18 will feature presentations on soil health, fertilization and weed control strategies. The field day is hosted by the Stiles Farm Foundation […]

Corn Acres Lead Crops Using GPS Guidance Systems

🕔May 23, 2019Guidance systems use global positioning system (GPS) coordinates to automatically steer farm equipment like combines, tractors, and self-propelled sprayers. This helps reduce operator fatigue and pinpoint precise field locations within […]

Kansas Corn, Soybeans: Spring Weather Creates Challenges

🕔May 23, 2019If there’s one thing for certain in farming, it’s that you can never really predict the weather. Kansas State University cropping systems specialist Ignacio Ciampitti says this spring’s conditions have […]

Senate Ag Hearing – Farmers Offer Answers to Climate Change – DTN

🕔May 22, 2019Environmentalists and some other groups often accuse agriculture producers of being part of the problem when it comes to climate change. But farmers and ranchers testifying before the U.S. Senate […]

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