Louisiana Soybeans: Proper Early-Season Decisions Crucial for High Yields

🕔Mar 20, 2018In Louisiana, soybean planting practices vary across the state, due in large part to varying environments and cropping systems. Planting date, seeding rate, and seeding depth decisions should all be […]

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 […]

Texas Cotton: Row Spacing and Seeding Rates

🕔Mar 5, 2018New and returning cotton producers may want to carefully consider row spacing and seeding rates when they get ready to put seed into the ground in the next few months, […]

Michigan Wheat: 3 Tips for Planting the 2018 Crop

🕔Sep 14, 20171. Seeding date Ideally, winter wheat is planted while the soil and air temperatures are still warm to insure the seedling can emerge quickly and uniformly in plenty of time […]

Ohio Wheat: 5 Considerations for Planting in 15-Inch Rows

🕔Sep 12, 2017Growers are interested in wide-row wheat production due to changes in equipment inventory (lack of grain drill and availability of air seeder) and to allow intercropping of soybean into wheat. […]

Kentucky Wheat: Preparing for the Winter Planting Season

🕔Aug 30, 2016The optimal planting window for winter wheat in Kentucky is quickly approaching: October 10-30. Prior to the physical planting of wheat, farmers must make several critical decisions to maximize wheat […]

Alabama Peanuts: Planting Date, Seeding Rate Impacts on Disease, Yield

🕔Apr 6, 2016Seed accounts for up to 20% of variable production costs for peanut. Seed costs are especially high for larger seeded varieties such as Georgia-06G and Florida-07 where 140 pounds per […]

Mississippi Wheat: 6 Things to Consider for 2015 Planting

🕔Nov 3, 2015Dry weather has generally delayed wheat planting this year until recent rains replenished soil moisture. Therefore, wheat management is now a priority as fields dry to allow seeding. This article […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Seeding Rate Causing Decrease in Lower Pods

🕔Oct 12, 2015Q: In soybeans, what would cause plants to pod extremely high off the ground, for example, not producing any pods on the bottom five nodes? It’s occurring throughout a rainfed […]

Virginia Wheat: Proper Seeding Rate and Drill Calibration

🕔Oct 9, 2015Based on previous research we know we need at least 70-80 heads per square foot to reach optimum wheat yields. That typically requires a seeding rate of 30-35 seeds per […]

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