A monster that lives by eating the dead is hiding underground, and it has developed a taste for soybeans. For the past two years, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station researchers have […]
A lawsuit against USDA challenging the Beef Checkoff program will be allowed to continue after a federal court on Wednesday denied the agency’s motion to dismiss. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, […]
Rainfall pushed us out of the field today and it looks like we may not get back to spraying until early next week; it is generally best to not apply […]
Midsouth Cotton: Cotton Defoliation Heats Up Sep 24, 2021
Cotton defoliation is underway on most farms, and the number of defoliated acres will continue to grow over the next two weeks. Although the crop is still late compared with previous years, it is still a predominantly heavy top crop.
We can learn a great deal by comparing notes. Slicing bolls is one of the best ways to time defoliation- and most agree on what represents a ‘mature’ boll (dark […]
The weather is cooperating with some areas more than others. East Louisiana and Arkansas are experiencing perfect harvest weather, but it’s been raining in south Mississippi for four days with another week of rain in the forecast.
Tennessee: 2021 Cover Crop Variety Trial Results Sep 13, 2021
As corn and soybean come out of the fields, it’s time to think about planting cover crops. Cover crops offer many benefits to cash crop systems. They can improve soil […]
Tobacco: Harvest Hits Stride in Burley Country Aug 31, 2021
After weather delays caused by too much rain, harvest is finally beginning in earnest in Kentucky.
Tennessee: Soybean Disease Field Day, Milan, Sept. 9 Aug 30, 2021
Wondering what’s been making your soybeans sickly? Come to The University of Tennessee Soybean Disease Field Day, held Tuesday, Sept. 9th, at the Milan Research and Education Center. Registration will […]
Tennessee: Cotton Tour, Jackson, Sept. 1 Aug 27, 2021
This event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 1st at the WTREC (605 Airways Blvd., Jackson, TN 38301). Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the tour departing at 8:10 a.m.