Nebraska Soybean Seeding Rates: On-Farm Research Lessons

🕔Apr 9, 2018It’s a common question for soybean growers, especially as they try to reduce input costs: Can I reduce soybean planting populations and still maintain yield? For 11 years participants in […]

Michigan Soybeans: Seed Quality Considerations for 2018

🕔Mar 22, 2018While much of the soybean seed sold in Michigan will have warm germination rates listed at 90 percent, some seed lots will be tagged at 85 percent and some may […]

Arkansas Rice: Seeding Rates, Burndown Recommendations

🕔Mar 13, 2018The March is On… “How high’s the water papa?”  I don’t know about you but I’m over the rainfall this winter.  February was reportedly the wettest on record, at least […]

Flint on Crops: We Often Ignore the Basics – Commentary

🕔Dec 11, 2017Through the years since I started working with farmers in the mid 1970’s there has been a growing awareness of how many producers choose to bypass or intentionally ignore some […]

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 […]

Alabama Corn: Good Sunlight Critical for High Yields

🕔Nov 20, 2017The poet Robert Frost penned that good fences make good neighbors. Just as good fences make good neighbors, good sunlight is critical for high corn yields if it is supplemented […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Considerations for Late-Planted Crops

🕔Nov 7, 2017Some producers throughout Oklahoma have been delayed in getting their wheat crop established due to fall armyworm and/or the rainfall we have had throughout October. While we are now outside […]

Texas Wheat: Seeding Rate May Be One Way to Cut Costs

🕔Oct 5, 2017Planting season is quickly approaching for producers planting wheat for grain this fall. As everyone knows, wheat prices are low and turning a profit will be difficult. Finding ways to […]

Oklahoma Winter Wheat: Planting Date and Seeding Rate Considerations

🕔Sep 5, 2017The 2017-2018 wheat growing season is setting up similar to last year with many producers wanting to target more of the forage side of wheat production given the low commodity […]

Nebraska: Changes in Two Wheat Practices Could Lead to Increased Yield

🕔Aug 7, 2017Fine-tuning wheat production practices such as seeding rate and N application timing and selecting a mix of varieties for a location could significantly improve yield and end-use quality of winter […]

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