Minnesota: 4 Small Grain Winter Workshops, Feb. 19-23 Feb 5, 2018

🕔Feb 5, 2018
University of Minnesota Extension is offering four Small Grain Winter Workshops in Central, Western, and Southern MN in February to address small grain production.  Row crop farming brings busy spring and fall […]

Soybeans: What’s Up with Record Yields, Especially in the Southeast? 3 Reasons Jan 2, 2018

🕔Jan 2, 2018
Soybean yields in the U.S. have been very high the last 4 years. The U.S. average yield set new records in a stair-step fashion each year between 2014 and 2016. […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Do Not Feed the Weeds Nov 1, 2017

🕔Nov 1, 2017
Weeds are the enemy of any healthy crop and they can be difficult, frustrating adversaries. But, producers keeping a sharp eye on both the yield and the quality of their […]

Illinois Corn: Using the N Rate Calculator – Frequently Asked Questions Sep 28, 2017

🕔Sep 28, 2017
A group of people who work on nitrogen fertilizer met in 2004 to talk about an alternative to the yield-goal-based N recommendation system that had been in widespread use for […]

Pennsylvania: Soybean Herbicides and Rotation to Cover Crops Sep 26, 2017

🕔Sep 26, 2017
With soybeans beginning to turn yellow and dropping leaves, a number of farmers are considering cover crop establishment this fall. Remember that some herbicides can persist and potentially influence successful […]

How Drought Affects Soil Health – 3 Practices to Enhance Recovery Aug 24, 2017

🕔Aug 24, 2017
Drought conditions during most of the growing season in Iowa can have a profound impact on soil heath, just as when we have extreme wet conditions. The effect of drought can […]

South Dakota Soybeans: Dry Conditions May Mean More Soybean Cyst Nematodes Jul 18, 2017

🕔Jul 18, 2017
Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) in S.D. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, most of the soybean growing area in South Dakota is currently under abnormally dry or moderate drought conditions […]

Pennsylvania: Slug Problems – Three Year Rotations Will Help Jun 28, 2017

🕔Jun 28, 2017
While slugs are fresh in our minds it may be beneficial to discuss some longer-term slug-management options that might help decrease future slug challenges. I hope you or your clients […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Why It’s Important to Deal With Volunteer Plants Jun 9, 2017

🕔Jun 9, 2017
We are still in the first week of June, and while most of the planting is complete, the growing season is just getting started. We often talk about the benefits […]

Texas Cotton: Tillage, Rotation, Cover Cropping Study Show Definite Advantages Apr 24, 2017

🕔Apr 24, 2017
Conservation practices are a growing part of cropping systems in the Rolling Plains, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists who are helping producers look at the big picture, instead […]

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