Grain Shipping: Too Cold in Minnesota to Plant or Play Ball – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2018Spring has yet to arrive in Minnesota. This past weekend, Minnesota broke a snowfall record for April, with over 13 to 25 inches falling from the Twin Cities to the […]

Ag Tech: Field Scanner Records Data as the Crop Grows

🕔Oct 12, 2016The newest field crop data collector in Maricopa, Arizona, can be seen for miles. With its 30-ton frame and 50-foot-high catwalk, the scanner looms over a tract the length of 2 football […]

Ohio Weather: Outlook for Late September

🕔Sep 14, 2015The second half of September will continue to experience above normal temperatures and close to normal rainfall. Second half of September RISK: Temperatures – Above Normal (+3-5F) – Normal highs […]

Georgia: Aug. Saw Above Average but Variable Rains

🕔Sep 11, 2015Precipitation across Georgia for the month of August 2015 varied widely, from more than 10 inches near the coast and in north-central Georgia to less than 2 inches in the southwest corner of […]

Mississippi Sorghum: Managing Aphids in Cooler Weather

🕔Aug 25, 2015In 2014 we saw two incidents of less than satisfactory control with Transform on sugarcane aphids in grain sorghum across a broad geography. At the time we were mixing a […]

Texas Rice: Plant Doctors Get to the Root of Stress

🕔Aug 18, 2015Sitting in an air-conditioned office at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Beaumont, it’s obvious: People work better indoors when temperatures outside climb to the 90s while […]

Wild Hogs In Europe – How Weather Affects Herd Size

🕔Aug 12, 2015The wild boar population in Europe has been constantly growing since the 1980s. This is more and more becoming a problem for agriculture when animals raid the fields, looking for […]

Sugarcane: Chill-Tolerant Hybrid Grows at Even Lower Temperatures

🕔Jul 28, 2015Image: University of Illinois postdoctoral researcher Katarzyna Glowacka, left, plant biology professor Erik Sacks, visiting scholar Shailendra Sharma and their colleagues found that chill-tolerant sugarcane hybrids, called ‘miscanes’, also photosynthesize […]

Georgia: Overly-warm June Causes Crop Damage

🕔Jul 10, 2015June was much warmer than normal, expanding drought across parts of the state and causing heat damage to some pasturelands and early summer crops. Cities in the northern and southern parts […]

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