Western Nebraska Soybeans: Seeding Practices and Nitrogen Management

🕔Jan 4, 2019Continuous corn is the most common irrigated crop sequence in southwest Nebraska. Although rotating to other crops, such as soybeans, can mitigate some production issues of continuous corn and often […]

Nebraska Corn: Impact of Hybrid Selection, Planting Date, Seeding Rates on Dryland Production

🕔Dec 21, 2018Corn is a critical part of dryland crop rotations in western Nebraska and is typically grown either as continuous corn or after wheat in a three-year wheat-corn-fallow rotation. Many farmers […]

Alabama Wheat: 22 Production Practices for High Yields

🕔Oct 19, 20181. Plant High Quality Seed Farmers think they are saving money by planting bin-run wheat seed, but often it costs them money. Research has shown when a farmer’s seed is […]

Ohio Wheat: Delayed Planting – What Should You Do?

🕔Oct 16, 2018Wet weather has delayed wheat planting in many areas of the state. Generally, the best time to plant wheat is the 10-day period starting the day after the fly-free-safe date.  […]

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 […]

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