Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Producers Harvesting, Some Waiting for Rain Oct 22, 2015

🕔Oct 22, 2015
Louisiana sweet potato producers have seen both ends of the spectrum in terms of the weather this year. An unusually wet spring delayed planting and has evolved into an exceptionally […]

Kansas Pecans: Hard Harvesting for Cultivators Oct 21, 2015

🕔Oct 21, 2015
Over the past week, I’ve been harvesting nut samples from each of the trees in our pecan breeding block. This is a slow but exciting process. Because the trees in […]

Ohio Forage: Precautions for Harvesting After a Frost Oct 13, 2015

🕔Oct 13, 2015
Several forage species can be extremely toxic soon after a frost because they contain compounds called cyanogenic glucosides that are converted quickly to prussic acid (i.e. hydrogen cyanide) in freeze-damaged […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Preparing Storage Facilities for Harvest Sep 14, 2015

🕔Sep 14, 2015
Protecting grain quality and ultimately the economic value of the grain begins long before the first acre is ever harvested.  This pre-harvest activity is to prepare grain harvesting, handling and […]

Georgia: Harvesting and Curing High Quality Hay Sep 4, 2015

🕔Sep 4, 2015
High-quality forage is the key to reducing feed costs. This is done by harvesting a high-yielding, good-quality crop of forage.  The goal of hay production is to provide a feedstuff that meets the nutritional needs of the livestock. […]

North Carolina Blueberries: 5 Steps to Start Your Own Patch Mar 11, 2015

🕔Mar 11, 2015
Farming blueberries in North Carolina is a flourishing industry, ranking 6th in the nation.  Wholesale farms in the Bladen, Pender and neighboring county area along with “pick-your-own” farms throughout N.C. produce […]

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