NRCS Allocates $25M in Grants for On-Farm Trials Program Sep 30, 2020

🕔Sep 30, 2020
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is awarding $25 million in grants designed to help partners implement and evaluate innovative conservation practices that have demonstrated benefits on farmland. The funding is […]

Digital-Savvy Farmers Become Their Own Scientists, Fine-Tune Decisions Mar 12, 2020

🕔Mar 12, 2020
Throughout much of agriculture’s history, farmers had to make decisions based only upon observation and recollection. Both sources are not precise, but it was the best evidence available. As scientific […]

Alabama Cotton: 2019 On-Farm Variety Trial Results Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
Below are preliminary results from the 2019 AU On-Farm Trials. Varieties are sorted by rank based on the 7-Location Average for the North and the 5 Location Average for the […]

Michigan Soybeans: On-Farm Research Report Now Available Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
The 2019 Michigan Soybean On-farm Research Report is now available online. The report will be mailed to 11,000 Michigan soybean producers in early January, but the online version is the […]

Florida Peanuts: New Nematode-Resistant Variety Gets On-Farm Trials Oct 14, 2019

🕔Oct 14, 2019
Peanut root-knot nematodes are one of the most prevalent and damaging pests in peanut production in the Southeast.  Crop rotation, use of resistant cultivars, and nematicide application are the primary […]

5 Tips for Designing On-Farm Field Trials Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019
With planting season right around the corner, many farmers are looking at designing on-farm trials in some of their fields. Here are a few pointers to help ensure that you […]

10 Steps for Conducting Your Own On-Farm Trials Mar 14, 2019

🕔Mar 14, 2019
On-farm trials are an easy way for farmers to learn how practices, products and equipment will work in their cropping systems. The concept of on-farm trials has been around for decades, […]

10 Steps for Conducting Your Own On-Farm Research Feb 21, 2019

🕔Feb 21, 2019
Throughout the year, farmers listen to numerous agronomists, researches, economists, retailers, marketers and other farmers talk about the latest research, information and practices that can help their farms become more […]

Mississippi: Furrow Irrigated Rice – On-Farm Yield, Water Use Evaluations Feb 4, 2019

🕔Feb 4, 2019
Bill O’Neal of Allendale Planting Company in Shelby decided to plant furrow irrigated rice om some variable grade, hilly fields on the Delta riverside. Here are his results.

Nebraska Soybean Seeding Rates: On-Farm Research Lessons Apr 9, 2018

🕔Apr 9, 2018
It’s a common question for soybean growers, especially as they try to reduce input costs: Can I reduce soybean planting populations and still maintain yield? For 11 years participants in […]

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