Kansas farmers will have access to the state’s third soybean-crushing facility starting in 2024, as Kansas City, Missouri-based Bartlett announced on Tuesday plans to begin construction on a plant in […]
A lawsuit against USDA challenging the Beef Checkoff program will be allowed to continue after a federal court on Wednesday denied the agency’s motion to dismiss. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, […]
National yield estimates are the epitome of averages, especially in a year like this one with devasting drought in one region of the Corn Belt and blissful bounty in others. […]
Kansas State University researchers have completed a study that looks at the potential value of carbon credits – and whether it’s an opportunity for farmers in Kansas to earn some […]
Southwest Cotton: Nervous About Nicholas Sep 16, 2021
Higher yields are expected over much of our coverage area. From 2-bale dryland to 5-bale irrigated, growers are itching to get pickers and strippers into the field once the crop finishes.
Southwest Cotton: Countdown to Cracked Bolls Sep 9, 2021
Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor Katie Humphreys, Editor Ernst Undesser, Editor Subscribe Back Issues Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southwest Cotton, sponsored by the Southwest team of PhytoGen cottonseed. […]
Southwest Cotton: Worms Are Playing Leapfrog Sep 2, 2021
Worms are playing leapfrog in cotton, corn and sorghum fields in the southern Texas Panhandle. IPM agent Blayne Reed has the story, along with word on stink bugs, lygus, aphids and other critters.
Midwest Soybeans: Can Yields Hang On? – DTN Aug 27, 2021
Soybeans are running out of steam in some fields in the northern and western Soybean Belt as September nears. With only about 1 to 2 inches of rain since June […]
Southwest Cotton: Aphids – To Spray or Not to Spray? Aug 26, 2021
Cotton aphids are in many fields – and there’s a dilemma on whether to spray. AgriLife entomologist Megha Parajulee contends that unless there is a major flareup in the next few weeks, beneficial insects should hold down aphids.
Southwest Cotton: Insects Aren’t Giving Up Aug 19, 2021
Bollworm pressure mounts in the southwestern Panhandle and scouting can be tricky, notes IPM Agent John Thobe. Check out his scouting tips below.