Kansas Sorghum: Planting Guidelines

🕔May 23, 2018Producers are busy in the field planting corn and soybeans, however, it won’t be long and it will be time to plant grain sorghum. Well let’s hope that Mother Nature […]

Texas Field Reports: Corn, Sorghum Producers Face Weather, Market Uncertainties

🕔May 22, 2018Corn and sorghum producers could be in for a rollercoaster ride of a growing season as weather conditions and domestic and export markets remain uncertain, said a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Mississippi Corn, Sorghum: How to Determine Growth Stages of Young Plants

🕔May 22, 2018Corn vegetative growth stages are designated by a V with a number following representing fully developed, emerged leaves.

Ag Trade: U.S., China Reach Tariff Ceasefire; China Agrees to Purchase More U.S. Goods

🕔May 22, 2018Late last week China canceled its anti-dumping measure on U.S. sorghum imports. Meanwhile, after two days of trade talks in Washington, D.C., China and the U.S. issued a vague joint […]

Ag Export Tariffs: China Talks ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ – DTN

🕔May 21, 2018The Trump administration on Monday pumped up the prospects of increased agricultural exports to China while expecting to see announcements on Chinese tariffs against U.S. agricultural products lifted following a […]

Texas Mid-Coast Sorghum: Watch for Midge in Blooming Fields

🕔May 21, 2018Sorghum fields across the Mid-Coast of Texas are beginning to bloom. These fields are susceptible to sorghum midge damage. The sorghum midge is one of the most damaging insects of […]

Texas Sorghum: Resistant Varieties, Beneficial Predators Help Battle Sugarcane Aphids

🕔May 16, 2018While sugarcane aphids have been difficult to suppress in past years due to their natural traits and limited insecticide options, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study shows resistant sorghum varieties […]

Texas Fields: Hot, Dry – Some Areas Moving into Extreme Drought

🕔May 16, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: The district received heavy rains. Temperatures and wind speeds were increasing and will dry out soil moisture quickly. Wheat continued to […]

Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Sivanto Prime Available for Sugarcane Aphids in 2018

🕔May 16, 2018The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) just announced that Kentucky will again have Sivanto Prime available for use on sweet sorghum to fight sugarcane aphid. This is good news as […]

USDA Crop Progress: Corn Planting Rockets Ahead – DTN

🕔May 15, 2018Farmers continued to put the pedal to the metal last week, pushing planting progress ahead another 23 percentage points and nearly catching up to the five-year average pace, according to […]

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