Thursday, June 24, 2021

Breaking News

Texas A&M AgriLife plant breeding programs granted $1.75 million

• By Kay Ledbetter • Four Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Soil and Crop Sciences plant breeding program development projects...

Oklahoma crop producers may need to alter their herbicide plans

Some Oklahoma crop producers might need to reassess their herbicide-application options given the current state of their fields, according to Oklahoma State University Extension...


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

Watch for stink bugs moving into Alabama corn

Wheat is drying down in much of the state and harvest has begun. This is the time that stink bugs will be moving from...

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,...