Virginia Cotton: In-Furrow, Seed Treatments – Is Change Coming?

🕔Mar 16, 2018The options for in-furrow and seed treatment plant protection from thrips, nematodes, and disease offers producers a lot of choice.  We pushed the easy button for the first 20 years […]

Mississippi Soybeans: 9 Planting Time Decisions

🕔Mar 12, 2018Soybean producers are faced with making decisions about planting date and planting time inputs every year. This blog contains most of the information you will need to prepare for and […]

Ohio Soybeans: Bin Run Seed – 5 Important Considerations

🕔Feb 20, 2018With lower prices and higher input costs in todays soybean farming operations, some farmers are looking where to shave a few dollars off their costs of farming. Based on the […]

Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Feb 15, 2018More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

Arkansas Rice: Combining Seed Treatments; Enterprise Budgets

🕔Feb 14, 2018Combining Insecticide Seed Treatments for Rice We are getting a lot of calls on “overlaying” another insecticide seed treatment on top of seed already treated with an insecticide seed treatment. […]

Neonics: EPA Seeks Input on Registrations for 4 Neonicotinoid Insecticides

🕔Feb 1, 2018There is an EPA open public comment period for ecological risk assessments for EPA registration review of four neonicotinoid insecticides. This open comment period ends Feb 20, 2018. The announcement […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

🕔Aug 18, 2017Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by cattle […]

Arkansas Rice: Planting Over 80% Complete; Time for Weird Problems?

🕔Apr 21, 2017Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week. This is near record progress behind only 2012. Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out […]

Minnesota Wheat: Cutting Production Costs in Hard Red Spring Wheat

🕔Apr 17, 2017This post may be a day late and a dollar short as the drills are already rolling across much of Minnesota.  Nonetheless, I’m going to share some thoughts about how […]

Ohio Soybeans: 3 Last Minute Disease Management Tips Before Hitting the Planters

🕔Apr 4, 2017As I was digging weeds already out of the garden this weekend and looking at the buds on the trees, it looks more like early May rather than early April.  […]

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