Mississippi Crops: Prices, Market Issues, and Crop Mix Selection Tools – Podcast

🕔Jul 6, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist, interview Dr. Larry Falconer, agricultural economist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center, about […]

Illinois: Crop Rotation Improves Yields, Decreases Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Study

🕔May 24, 2018Many farmers grow corn and soybean in rotation to avoid the continuous corn yield penalty, but now there’s another reason to rotate. Scientists at the University of Illinois have provided […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Keys to Managing Herbicide Resistance

🕔May 8, 2018As you begin developing your weed management plan, here are six key management practices and five key timings to improve control of herbicide-resistant weeds this year.

Minnesota Corn: Rotating from Alfalfa? Don’t Compromise on Best Practices.

🕔Apr 23, 2018There are many advantages to planting corn after alfalfa, including greater yield potential, reduced nitrogen needs from fertilizer or manure, and reduced pest pressure compared to when corn follows other […]

Minnesota: Why Do We Need a Soybean Nitrogen Credit?

🕔Apr 2, 2018In a corn-soybean rotation, the corn will need less nitrogen (N) following the nitrogen fixing legumes than in a continuous corn operation. Thus, a nitrogen “credit” is applied to manage […]

Michigan Wheat: Frost Seeding a Red Clover Cover Crop

🕔Mar 9, 2018With spring right around the corner, we are approaching the ideal time to frost seed red clover into your winter wheat crop. Frost seeding is the practice of broadcasting red […]

Nebraska: Coal Combustion Residue – A Potential Soil Amendment

🕔Feb 26, 2018Proper soil management is necessary to sustain long-term agricultural productivity. Soil loss through erosion or run-off hurts agricultural production and has environmental implications. Many fields in the Nebraska Panhandle have […]

Cover Crops Success Is Encouraging to Farmers Nationwide

🕔Sep 26, 2017Farmers have been successfully incorporating cover crops into their rotations and their enthusiasm for the practice remains high according to a 2016-2017 Cover Crop Survey Annual Report conducted by the […]

Ohio: Cover Crop Considerations Following Wheat in Grain Rotations

🕔Aug 8, 2017Considerations for planting cover crops after wheat in grain crop rotations are common at this point in the season. With any cover crop, it is advisable to select a species […]

Texas: Cotton Herbicide Rotation Restrictions to Sorghum

🕔May 23, 2017Due to the rise of cotton acres in the southern High Plains of Texas expected in 2017, interest is growing in the use of long residual herbicides that can affect […]

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