Georgia Small Grains: Time to Sidedress

🕔Feb 1, 2018We’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, 2017Even 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, 2017The 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, 2017Research 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, 2017Alternative 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, 2016Triticale (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 […]

Flint on Crops: Time to Plant Cool Season Forage Crops

🕔Nov 14, 2016My first job with Mississippi State was that of working with forage crops on the Experiment Station. I studied forage crops with interest under Dr. Coleman Ward and the subject […]

Pennsylvania: Renting a Truck for Harvest; “New Kind of Appraiser” – DTN

🕔Jun 1, 2016Outside Newport, Pennsylvania, View From the Cab farmer Jim Hoover told DTN late Sunday, “It was a good week.” The crops are in. Jim and his family were able to […]

USDA Loans Available for Portable Storage and Equipment

🕔Apr 29, 2016USDA will provide a new financing option to help farmers purchase portable storage and handling equipment. Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini and Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Administrator Elanor Starmer […]

Texas: Spring Field Day, Chillicothe, May 4

🕔Apr 14, 2016Wheat, canola, triticale and cropping systems will be highlighted during a field day May 4 at Texas A&M AgriLife Research’s Chillicothe Station, located south of Chillicothe on Farm-to-Market Road 392. Registration […]

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