Thursday, January 28, 2021
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Switchgrass is a multipurpose crop native to Kentucky. Once established, switchgrass grows well on marginal land, but it takes several years...

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).

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.

Facing lower soybean cash prices this year, farmers are looking for opportunities to add to their bottom lines.

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?

Mycogen Seeds is adding 19 new corn hybrids to the lineup for the 2015 growing season.

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.

With corn producers reporting nearly 3.6 million acres of prevented planting in 2012 and with current 2014 crop prices favoring corn over soybean production in many areas, a decline in corn acreage in 2014 seems unlikely.
Seed Edition

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

Farmers and other agricultural professionals wanting to use existing and emerging technology more efficiently will get the information they need at the Ohio Valley Precision Ag Conference.