Thursday, February 29, 2024

Breaking News

Smart Agriculture: Farming in the Digital Age

Mizzou’s new Digital Agriculture Research and Extension Center will enhance research, education and outreach in emerging digital technologies for farming. Nearly one-third of Missouri's economy...

EPA extends comment period on herbicide proposal

⋅ BY JULIE TOMASCIK ⋅ The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extended the comment period to Oct. 22 for its proposed herbicide strategy. The agency released...


Corn Planting Reminders

Water is often the limiting factor for corn production. The lack of water during key growth stages or an overabundance in stages when the...


Arkansas pushes corn through drought, rakes in more winter wheat despite rains

⋅ BY JOHN LOVETT ⋅ University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture High temperatures, drought and elevated input costs drove Arkansas corn and grain sorghum production...

Disease Watch: Tar Spot

Weed Management: Try A Seldom-Used Mode of Action

Weeds are the bane of most growers’ existence. In a growing class of “superweeds,” Palmer amaranth continues to frustrate farmers with its dogged resistance...

Editor’s Note

One Year Farm Bill Extension

Kicking the can down the road might have been fun as a kid, but for farmers looking for some semblance of stability, Congress kicking the Farm Bill down the road is pretty much the...

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Crop Protection

EPA Opens Public Comment on Draft Guidance for Pesticide Application Submissions that Require ESA Reviews

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on draft guidance to improve the efficiency of EPA’s Endangered Species Act (ESA) analyses...

Equipment & Technology

UGA’s Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture to host international conference

⋅ BY DAVID MITCHELL ⋅ Crop and livestock farms throughout Georgia are in a perpetual exchange of ideas and innovations to solve challenges that have...