Peanut planting in the South-Central region and Arkansas typically begins in April when the soil temperatures at 4-in. deep are consistently above 65°F. So, planting season is just around the […]
There are concerns that imidacloprid-based insecticides for thrips control may negatively affect Rhizobia in inoculants when tank-mixed and applied in-furrow when plating peanuts. As we are just a week (or […]
Soybean, being a high protein crop, require more nitrogen than any other nutrient. Fortunately, through a symbiotic relationship with soil bacteria, soybean is able to fix its own nitrogen. You […]
I have been receiving a few questions about peanut inoculants from area growers and retailers. Below are a few comments from Scot Monfort, UGA Peanut Agronomist, on this subject. Inoculants […]
Generally speaking, if planting is delayed in May because of rains, you don’t have to switch out to shorter maturities of either corn or soybean varieties. Finding seed of shorter […]
Do soybean inoculants work? Yes. Soybean cannot fix its own nitrogen without the symbiotic relationship formed between the roots and a soil bacteria called Bradyrhizobium japonicum. Soybean inoculant contains this […]
After record rainfall in March, many fields in the Delta are still either underwater or are just now beginning to dry up as water levels in creeks and rivers decline.