Friday, September 17, 2021

Breaking News

Predicting black layer or physiological maturity in corn

• By Angela McClure• Recent showers in some counties will help maximize the yield potential of corn even at this late stage. Overall yield potential...

Trent Roberts named first UArk endowed chair in soil fertility

• By Fred Miller • The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has appointed Trent Roberts the Endowed Chair in Soil Fertility Research. Roberts...


controlled-release fertilizer

Evaluating Controlled-Release Fertilizer

Corn is an important crop for Florida’s agriculture industry with nearly 100,000 acres annually. Producers, Extension agents and researchers are studying corn nitrogen fertilization programs and methods to improve fertilizer uptake efficiency, to increase...


Promote Growth And Productivity With Starter Fertilizer

Starter fertilizers are often part of a successful nutrient management strategy. As with any fertility program, implementation of starters requires attention to detail. Avoid Fertilizer...

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

Amanda Huber, Editor

That’s a big, big boat

Savannah, Georgia, is one of my favorite places to visit. Besides the city’s storied history and picturesque riverfront, the Savannah port has quietly become one of the largest on the Eastern Seaboard. According to the...

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Crop Protection

Texas A&M research seeks to answer armyworm unknowns

Dr. Greg Sword, Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Entomology professor, has received $499,000 to determine fall armyworm behaviors and...

Equipment & Technology

Precision Planting launches 2 seed placement technologies

Precision Planting LLC has introduced two seed placement optimization technologies that provide growers with greater seed placement precision, improved crop emergence and stand uniformity,...