Despite severe flooding in southeast Arkansas this year, the state’s farmers produced a banner year of corn with a state average of 183 bushels per acre. Prompted by attractive market […]
Assessing Damage From Weekend Storms – DTN Dec 13, 2021
Following the loss of life, homes and businesses, the agricultural community is assessing damages from Friday night’s storms that wrecked the landscape for more than 200 miles across five states. […]
Catching weed seeds before they start a new generation of herbicide-resistant plants is the tactic behind a relatively new method in the United States that weed scientists in Arkansas, Iowa, […]
Scientists in Tennessee and Illinois have confirmed dicamba-resistant waterhemp populations.
In 2021, the MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic received seven soybean samples diagnosed with Cercospora Leaf Blight (CLB). These disease samples were collected from the counties including Vernon, Cooper, Montgomery, Chickasaw, […]
Concerns About Ag Land Sales – DTN Nov 2, 2021
Farmers aren’t the only ones snapping up land in today’s hot real estate market. Institutional investors and foreign countries alike increasingly see U.S. farmland as a sound investment. While foreign […]
Midwest: Heavy Rain’s Impact on Crop Harvest – DTN Oct 28, 2021
A strong system developed in the eastern Plains on Friday and brought rounds of widespread moderate to heavy rain across a good portion of the Corn Belt through Monday before […]
Soybean harvest has already kicked off in Missouri and it is important that farmers test their fields for soybean cyst nematode (SCN). The SCN is the most yield-limiting pathogen of […]
A compact system is going to be moving through the Corn Belt through Oct. 21 and will produce scattered showers from South Dakota through Michigan which could be moderate in […]
Midsouth Cotton: Cotton Defoliation Heats Up Sep 24, 2021
Cotton defoliation is underway on most farms, and the number of defoliated acres will continue to grow over the next two weeks. Although the crop is still late compared with previous years, it is still a predominantly heavy top crop.