Nebraska: Cover Crops Improve Soil Productivity and Fertility

🕔Mar 5, 2018Agricultural land management practices account for about 50% of soil organic carbon (SOC) loss. Restoring SOC is important to soil productivity and fertility. Management strategies to rebuild SOC include adding […]

Nebraska: Coal Combustion Residue – A Potential Soil Amendment

🕔Feb 26, 2018Proper soil management is necessary to sustain long-term agricultural productivity. Soil loss through erosion or run-off hurts agricultural production and has environmental implications. Many fields in the Nebraska Panhandle have […]

Kansas: Soil Health Agronomy Day, Oswego, Feb. 28

🕔Feb 21, 2018Soil health will take center stage at an upcoming K-State Research and Extension meeting on Wed., Feb. 28 near Oswego, Kansas. The meeting, “Cover Crops, Soil Health and Grazing,” will […]

Drought Facing Southern Plains, Viability of Crops Affects Input Decisions – DTN

🕔Feb 15, 2018As an Oklahoma Panhandle farmer, Jerod McDaniel almost every year plans for dry weather and hopes for rain. The Texhoma, Oklahoma, farmer/cattleman said extremely dry fall and winter conditions are […]

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 […]

Midsouth Soybeans: Time to Update Soil Testing Forms for Yield Level

🕔Feb 6, 2018It is common knowledge that changing Midsouth soybean cropping systems have resulted in an upward trend in soybean yields in recent years (click here and here for documentation). It follows, then, that these increased […]

Louisiana: Researchers Evaluate Cover Crop Benefits

🕔Feb 6, 2018In a field just north of the Rapides-Avoyelles parish line, a 45-acre plot that once grew sugarcane is now covered in Austrian winter peas, vetch and tillage radishes. These three […]

Louisiana: Soil Health, Cover Crops Discussed at Conferences

🕔Feb 2, 2018Agriculture experts from five states joined farmers and others in the industry to address soil heath and cover crops at two recent conferences. The first conference was Jan. 23 in […]

Minnesota: New Research Shows Increased Yield with Liming Treatments

🕔Jan 30, 2018When needed, liming materials can be major beneficial inputs for crop production in Minnesota. When soils are acid, lime will neutralize the soil to the ideal pH. pH can affect […]

North Central Oklahoma Summer Crops Conference, Enid, Feb. 13

🕔Jan 26, 2018Agricultural producers in the north central Oklahoma region can pick up the latest research-based recommendations about a number of viable crop options by attending the Feb. 13 Oklahoma Cooperative Extension […]

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