A New Pest Emerges
A new weed emerges called palmer amaranth in the upper Midwest that has been deemed "water hemp on steroids".It is really cut just slightly flawed. Through these new cells from fat idiot in 2011. Players -- University of Tennessee extension -- specialist. Pegged the economic damage from this week -- 120 million dollars to Tennessee farmers. I first -- -- in depth in 2011 when Bob's got a
BASF Commitment to Research
Markus Heldt, President, BASF Crop Protection discusses the amount and variety of Research BASF is conducting.
David Hollinrake: What's Coming in Herbicide-Tolerant Trait Stacks
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Benefits of Cover Crops
Director of Research for Cover Crop Solutions, Dr. Tracy Blackmer, talks to Kacey Birchmier about the benefits of cover crops.water. A -- had a cover crops play and tears and nutrient reduction strategies Of course in the Chesapeake Bay in the Mississippi river basin even Great Lakes area. And cover crops have been shown to greatly reduce the patriot loading into the rivers streams and
Thinking Fungicide for 2014?
Thinking about using a fungicide on your crops in 2014? Disease control is one reason. There are other benefits, though, that can occur from the use of strobilurin fungicides. Joe Bollman, agronomy services representative for Syngenta, lists some of these benfits.to use fungicides in point fourteen. First and foremost is obviously for disease control . Both taking care of the diseases that are already in the drop as laws for -- any diseases from entering the proper isn't going see that continues to go lot. But there's other beneficial factors the law applying a -- side as well. I'll one of -- additional factors that can help what they have visual underside of water use efficiency. So maximizing the water that you get done throughout the growing season especially as we get into some drought situations. In addition that we can increase the photo synthesis of a plant and help them maximize its yield especially if they're earlier timings were talking V board of you acorn. What is really the first time at the core planners helping set up its maximum yield that's the time when reform plan as determining the number rolls around on that year. In addition on the backside of growing season if we're making a later application we're talking about extending that grain fill period. So maximizing those last day of the girl. Keeping that -- green rather than having it die offers announced early in the growing season .
Return on Fungicide Investment
With lower 2014 grain prices, you're likely scrutinizing crop inputs much more than in past years. So where do fungicides it into this picture? Here are some points to keep in mind from Randy Myers, fungicide product manager for Bayer CropScience.what I think you look at fungicides. Eight it will with their economic practices . Growers and make him. Huge investments right now because the land rant that cost us the fertilizer fuel costs all the things going in the ground. And a
Fungicides Aren't All About Yields
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Should I Book Fungicide Right Now?
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How Deep do Corn Roots Go?
GIl Gullickson asks Ben Kaehler of Dow AgroSciences how deep corn roots can go.see the answer is depends. It depends on soil -- Depends on weather patterns and it adds to it depends on the genetics that with in the car. We have genetic. -- sciences. And old are
Kelly Cooper, farm manager of the Conservation Cropping Systems Project near Foreman, North Dakota, discusses how mixing alfalfa with corn can stimulate soil biology and protect topsoil from windstorms.Kelly can Joey so think your -- issue here in this oil field . And that's it's whenever plots where we have they'll fall and then plan born and it -- -- But and soil it