Michigan Wheat: 3 Considerations for Seeding the 2019 Winter Crop

🕔Sep 14, 20181. Seeding date Ideally, winter wheat is planted while the soil and air temperatures are still warm to insure the seedlings can emerge quickly in plenty of time to develop […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Delayed Planting – How Will It Affect Yields?

🕔May 16, 2018Planting conditions in northern Iowa, especially north of highway 20, is experiencing delays due to abundant rainfall. Corn planting progress is currently at 40% across the northern crop reporting districts […]

Alabama Soybeans: Planting Date Effect on Yields

🕔May 14, 2018The optimum time to plant indeterminate soybeans in north Alabama is mid-April through the first week in May if soil temperatures and environmental conditions are suitable. Soil temperatures should be […]

Nebraska Spring Cover Crop: How Planting Date, Varieties Affect Growth

🕔May 8, 2018Importance of Planting Date Reduced spring growth resulting from delayed planting of small grain cover crops has been widespread throughout the western Corn Belt. The composite photograph (Figure 1) shows […]

Michigan Corn: When Is the Best Time to Plant?

🕔Apr 12, 2018Planting date research has shown that the optimum corn planting period for much of Michigan is from the beginning to middle of May. Numerous studies have shown that there were […]

Mississippi Soybeans: 7 Tips for Early Planting

🕔Mar 12, 2018Early planting (late March through mid-April) of soybeans in the Midsouth is now commonplace, and is the norm according to NASS surveys that show a large percentage of Midsouth soybeans are planted […]

Ohio: Soybean Planting… How Early Is Too Early?

🕔Mar 6, 2018Soybean planting date is absolutely critical to maximize yield (in most years and environments). Over the past few years, we’ve participated in a North Central Soybean Research Program (NCSRP) funded […]

Georgia Wheat: 5 Early Season Production Tips

🕔Nov 20, 2017Over the last couple of days I have received a few questions concerning wheat.  Below are some thoughts about early season wheat production and how those decisions can affect yield. 1. Planting Dates:  According to […]

Arkansas Rice: Problems in the Field; Planting Dates and Replants

🕔May 19, 2017Crop Progress The Arkansas rice crop was considered 95% planted as of Monday.  There are still a few acres out there to be planted the first time, but many are […]

Virginia Cotton: What Are the Pros and Cons of Planting Early?

🕔Apr 27, 2017Back in the 90’s, our goal was to push cotton planting as early as possible, even with the idea of getting as much in before May 5th as possible. This […]

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