Minnesota Alfalfa: Winterkill, Delayed Termination – Should I Consider Soybean?

🕔Apr 16, 2019Plans change. Perhaps you planned to terminate an alfalfa stand last fall but the weather made tillage impossible to complete. Or, the winter weather has severely damaged your alfalfa stand. […]

PLC Base Yield Updates – The Importance of Crop Rotation

🕔Jan 18, 2019Three of the last four farm bills (2002, 2014, and 2018) have authorized an update option for the yield used to determine payments by the price support program. Each updated […]

Louisiana Sorghum: Extension Urges Growers to Give It a 2nd Try

🕔Nov 8, 2018Louisiana’s grain sorghum acreage has dwindled in the past few years to a tiny fraction of what was grown just a decade ago — a shift driven by a shrinking […]

Tennessee: What’s the Difference Between Nematodes?

🕔Oct 5, 2018Sustainable and economically sound agricultural production must include optimizing pest management and the first step in doing so is identifying pests – namely nematodes, as discussed here. This article gives […]

Minnesota Corn: Nitrogen Credits – How Will Soybeans, Cover Crops Affect Next Season?

🕔Oct 5, 2018With a wet growing season in some areas of the Midwest, we’ve received a lot of questions about nitrogen credits in 2019. Here’s a look at how soybean and cover […]

Texas Rolling Plains Wheat: Double-Cropping, Longer-Term Cover Crop Options

🕔Sep 14, 2018Double cropping may be another consideration for producers who have used cover crops in wheat systems within the Rolling Plains, according to an ongoing Texas A&M AgriLife Research study. Dr. […]

Texas: Rolling Plains Conservation Field Tour, Vernon, Aug. 29

🕔Aug 13, 2018The Rolling Plains field tour, Practices to Improve Soil Health and Soil/Water Conservation, will be hosted Aug. 29 by Texas A&M AgriLife at Vernon and the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Protect Crops from Nematodes in Old Cotton Fields

🕔Aug 6, 2018Thousands of acres of soybeans in eastern Arkansas are under attack from a tiny pest against which they have little or no natural defenses, said John Rupe, professor of plant […]

Kansas: Dryland Ag Day, Tribune, Aug. 21

🕔Aug 3, 2018Against the backdrop of a diminishing Ogallala Aquifer, dryland farming is increasingly moving into sharper focus. A Kansas State University field day planned in Tribune will feature research related to […]

Texas Cotton: Managing Volunteer Corn in No-Till Rotations

🕔Jul 19, 2018Volunteer corn can be a significant problem in corn:cotton rotations under all tillage systems, but especially in no-till and limited tillage systems. Volunteer corn can result from grain loss at […]

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