Reduced Stands? Don’t Ignore Planter Downforce Settings Sep 4, 2019

🕔Sep 4, 2019
What’s the difference between setting planter depth and setting planter downforce? Savings – time, seed and money. Farmers can reduce plant stands next season by correcting settings and using downforce […]

Nebraska Cover Crops: Can I Use or Sell My Harvested Seed? Jul 29, 2019

🕔Jul 29, 2019
Can I use or sell seed from my harvested cover crop for next year? The answer to this question depends on the source of your seed and whether you used […]

Illinois: Fertilizer, Seed, Chemical Costs – 2019 Projections Jun 7, 2018

🕔Jun 7, 2018
Fertilizer, seed, and chemical costs represent a sizable portion of the total costs of producing corn. In this article, costs for these three inputs are reported for the years from […]

Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks Opens New Complex Nov 22, 2017

🕔Nov 22, 2017
People may not know Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks by name, but anyone who enjoys munching on a sandwich or baking a cake benefits from its important work. Now with the […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Seed Selection Based on Disease Resistance Ratings Nov 10, 2017

🕔Nov 10, 2017
Hybrid (corn) or variety (soybean) selection is very important to successful crop production. Nonetheless, it can be challenging to review all of the seed guides produced annually, especially as they […]

Florida Forage Planting: Read the Seed Tag. It Might Surprise You. Oct 2, 2017

🕔Oct 2, 2017
Fall is here so it is time to prepare for winter grazing. Once you determine the variety(s) you will be planting (2017 Cool-Season Forage Variety Recommendations for Florida), the next […]

North Dakota Drought: Possible Grain Seed Shortage Coming Jul 18, 2017

🕔Jul 18, 2017
Farmers should be mindful of escalating drought conditions and the outlook for seed supplies for 2018 planting, says Ken Bertsch, North Dakota’s state seed commissioner. North Dakota State Seed Department […]

Arkansas: Seed Supplies, Choices May Prove Tight When Waters Recede May 10, 2017

🕔May 10, 2017
As the record flooding that struck northeast Arkansas less than two weeks ago has begun to crest and gradually recede in some affected areas, many growers and agricultural industry experts […]

Chemical, Seed Mergers: The Big 6 Will Soon be 4 – Then What? Apr 10, 2017

🕔Apr 10, 2017
Agriculture in the United States uses less land, and far less labor, today than it did in the 1940s. Yet agricultural production grew by 169 percent between 1948 and 2013, […]

USDA: 2017 Net Farm Income Projected Lowest Since 2009 – DTN Feb 9, 2017

🕔Feb 9, 2017
USDA sees net farm income continuing to decline in 2017 even though farmers may generate more overall revenue.  In a precursor to the USDA Outlook Forum, USDA reported Tuesday that […]

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