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9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Sprayer
May 21, 2015
Using clean water when calibrating a pesticide sprayer and carrying extra nozzles for quick repair of simple problems in the field are just some of the tricks growers can use to save time, energy and ...
Corn Planting Running Late? Don't Rush to Plant Shallow
May 18, 2015
Though corn planting is in the homestretch and conditions -- at least in the Corn Belt -- look to be improving for getting the rest of the crop in the ground soon,
Pest Projections for Crop 15
May 14, 2015
Now that much of the 2015 crop is in the ground, it’s time to think about management.
Five Steps To Meet Conservation Compliance
May 13, 2015
To be eligible to receive many USDA benefits, including loans, disaster assistance, federal crop insurance premium subsidies and conservation assistance, you must comply with requirements for highly e...
Controlling Weeds Through Canopy
May 12, 2015
Weeds might try to make a home in the same field as your corn, but certainly not as invited guests. We know weeds can hurt corn yields by competing for vital nutrients, sunlight and moisture.
Syngenta Rejects $45 Billion Takeover Offer From Monsanto
May 11, 2015
Biotechnology firm Syngenta has declined Monsanto's acquisition offer.
What you need to know about the avian flu
May 07, 2015
Since December 2014, USDA has confirmed cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 in the Pacific, Central and Mississippi Flyways.
Top Agriculture and Farming Apps for 2015
May 05, 2015
According to a recent survey of 1,800 farmers by Farm Journal Media, 59% of them use a smartphone and 44% use a tablet computer.
Make the Most of Nutrients in Your Fields
May 04, 2015
Sustainability Series Part 1
Feeding Sorghum Crops as Alternatives to Corn
May 04, 2015
The combination of poor margins for row crops and the threat of continued dry conditions are prompting many producers to re-evaluate cropping plans.