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Sugarcane Aphids Moving North into Sorghum Fields By: 07/24/2015 @ 10:59am

By outward appearances, the grain sorghum crop in the lower High Plains states of Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas looks excellent. However, entomologists warn that sugarcane…

Women in Ag: The Flowers Must Go By: 07/15/2015 @ 11:00pm

I love flowers.  I love working in my yard and adding flowers to my landscape.  In my yard, flowers are…

Rain, Rain, Go Away! By: 06/29/2015 @ 2:11pm

It has been quite a crop year here in Illinois. I think it has rained six days per week for the last two weeks, and every time it rains we get at least 1 inch!…

Waterhemp popping up throughout Ohio By: 08/06/2015 @ 11:00pm

Keep an eye out for this weed! I’ve found waterhemp in many parts of the state, not just western Ohio. As I have been asking farmers about this weed, I have estimated that over 90 percent of them…

Sorghum Growers Vote to Continue Checkoff By: 06/15/2015 @ 11:43am

“Results from the referendum indicate sorghum farmers across the nation believe in the work the Sorghum Checkoff is doing,” said Sorghum Checkoff chairman Dale Murden. “This was a very important vote…

First Alfalfa Cutting Delayed? Inspect Fields First By: 06/10/2015 @ 2:09pm

Mother Nature seems to be doing everything she can to delay corn and soybean planting this year, but all of that rain and hail is also putting a damper on the first alfalfa harvest of the season. If you…

Sorghum Is Gaining Ground… As a Forage By: 04/22/2015 @ 11:16am

“Interest in forage sorghum is definitely on the rise,” said John Holman, a K-State Research and Extension agronomist based in Garden City. “There is a lot of interest in general to supply cow-calf…

Three Great New Technologies for Grain Sorghum By: 04/16/2015 @ 8:46am

That more farmers are thinking about growing grain sorghum this year is a testament to the crop's nitrogen- and water-efficiency. Grain sorghum has been a staple crop throughout much of the High Plains…

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