Missouri Wheat: Control of Fusarium Head Blight (or Scab) May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
Wheat in southeast Missouri is near or at flowering, which suggest that wheat in many other regions of the state is roughly 1 to 2 weeks away. Fusarium Head Blight […]

Missouri Corn: Effects of Delayed Planting May 4, 2022

🕔May 4, 2022
Once again, wet soils have delayed corn planting throughout Missouri. The latest USDA/NASS information shows that 27% of intended corn acres have been planted which is half the five-year average. […]

Missouri: Soybean Cyst Nematode – Out of Sight, Out of Mind? May 3, 2022

🕔May 3, 2022
Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) can substantially reduce yield, but it is not always obvious when the nematodes are present. Leonardo Da Vinci’s quote: “We know more about the movement of […]

Climate-Friendly Rice Provides Missouri Farmer a Price Premium, New Carbon Credit Income Apr 22, 2022

🕔Apr 22, 2022
Steve McKaskle of McKaskle Family Farm says the best way to survive the future is to create it, and that’s why he’s on the bleeding edge of agronomic practices that fit into […]

Rice: #Plant22 Has Begun Apr 8, 2022

🕔Apr 8, 2022
Rice planting is well underway in southwest Louisiana and Texas.  However, the crop is progressing slowly due to a variety of factors. “We are approximately 75 percent planted,” said Wayne Hensgen […]

Missouri Corn, Soybeans: Top 3 Emerging Disease Issues Going Into 2022 Mar 11, 2022

🕔Mar 11, 2022
1. Tar spot of corn Who: Tar spot of corn, Phyllachora maydis What: An emerging disease threat to corn production in Missouri. Tar spot manifests itself with development of black, tar-like spots (stroma) […]

Missouri: Top 3 Pesticide Safety Updates Mar 10, 2022

🕔Mar 10, 2022
1. Increased Protection for Endangered Species The US EPA implemented a new policy on January 11, 2022. Prior to registering any new conventional active ingredient (AI), the US EPA will […]

Poultry: APHIS Reports More Avian Influenza Cases – DTN Mar 7, 2022

🕔Mar 7, 2022
The number of states impacted by highly pathogenic avian influenza continues ticking upward as USDA has reported at least three more commercial flocks have been infected. The growing number of […]

Ag Groups Sue Over EPA Emissions Rule – DTN Mar 2, 2022

🕔Mar 2, 2022
State soybean associations, corn growers and biofuels producers filed two separate petitions to a federal appeals court Monday, asking the court to set aside EPA’s revised greenhouse gas emissions standards. […]

Arkansas: Pumps Up Corn, Grain Sorghum, Winter Wheat Production Dec 15, 2021

🕔Dec 15, 2021
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 […]

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