Trade Aid: Last Payment Sent, Check Your Bank – DTN Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
Farmers should see the third and final round of Market Facilitation Program payments in the bank by the end of the week, USDA announced in a news release on Monday. […]

Texas: High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer Available Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has released an updated 2020 High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer budgeting tool just in time to help Texas High Plains producers plan for the new year, said Justin […]

Trade Aid: USDA Issues 2nd Round of Payments Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation […]

Nebraska Spring Cover Crop: How Planting Date, Varieties Affect Growth May 8, 2018

🕔May 8, 2018
Importance of Planting Date Reduced spring growth resulting from delayed planting of small grain cover crops has been widespread throughout the western Corn Belt. The composite photograph (Figure 1) shows […]

Georgia Small Grains: Time to Sidedress Feb 1, 2018

🕔Feb 1, 2018
We’ve been talking about herbicides in small grain, but now is time to sidedress. The most N our small grain needs 130 lbs, but 100 will do in most cases. […]

Flint on Crops: It’s Time to Plant Winter Cereal Grains – Commentary Oct 30, 2017

🕔Oct 30, 2017
Even though many livestock producers have already planted their cool season forage crops the time is just now getting about right to plant those fields of wheat, oats, triticale, or […]

Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Planting Season Has Arrived Aug 9, 2017

🕔Aug 9, 2017
The summer is drawing to an end and it is time to plant cover crops! Many cover crops need to be planted early to derive substantial benefit from them. Radishes […]

National Cover Crop Initiative Gets $2.2Mln Start-up Funding – DTN Mar 23, 2017

🕔Mar 23, 2017
Research and promotion of soil health and cover crops got a major boost Wednesday as the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research and The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation announced a […]

Livestock: Options for Grazing Cover Crops – DTN Feb 8, 2017

🕔Feb 8, 2017
Alternative grazing programs are allowing cattle producers to graze cattle more efficiently while raising crops and utilizing such conservation practices as cover crops.   In a Great Plains Grazing webinar […]

Nebraska Cover Crops: Would Triticale Work in Your Winter Blend? Dec 6, 2016

🕔Dec 6, 2016
Triticale (2n=2N=6X, AABBRR) is a cross between durum wheat (2n=2N=4X, AABB) and rye (2n=2N=2X, RR). It is genetically stable and does not break down into wheat and rye. If rye […]

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