Thursday, November 26, 2020

Center Seeds, in conjunction with Rasawehr Farms, is conducting a three-year study with a variety of mixed pollinating plant species to establish ideal habitats for pollinators and to improve ecological diversity on the farming acreage in proximity to these habitats.

Considering the current state of declining crop prices, discussions at the 2014 InfoAg conference were focused on the return on investment (ROI) of precision agriculture (PA) practices.

Agronomists from Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have updated a fertility recommendation calculator designed to provide major field crop growers with guidance on fertilizer application rates and costs.

Corn earworms (also known as cotton bollworms) cost cotton producers an estimated $200 million a year in lost crops and control expenses, and they are notoriously hard to track because they migrate at night.

Pathogens in soybeans are a big problem not only in the U.S., but also around the world and no more so than in Asia, where soy is a major food source. Asian countries buy much of their soy from the U.S.

Two years ago, Monsanto launched the Corn Rootworm Knowledge program, designed to reward the research and academic community for outstanding projects that addressed specific aspects of the pest and how best to manage it.
Palmer aramanth

Know where your feed, seed and equipment come from.

When we think of applying fertilizer the nutrients that come to mind initially are the major nutrients nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K), and sulfur (S).
Seed Edition

Combines may still be harvesting this year's crops, but smart farmers are already thinking about next year's planting.

For wheat growers, it's a truism: Plant varieties that are resistant to prevalent diseases. But what if the wheat plant has to pay a price for resistance, possibly reducing its yield? Is the resistance worth it?