Corn

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  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – “Wet” and “wetter.” Those words set the theme of an Aug. 2 teleconference for University of Missouri Extension agronomists.
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Large numbers of Japanese beetles in corn and soybean fields this year have farmers concerned that those fields will be infested again next year.
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  • Friday, July 15, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Cornfields in northeastern Missouri this spring were more uneven following prevented planting acres. Typically, they were phosphorus-deficient and had slower early growth than fields following soybean. These are symptoms associated with corn fallow syndrome, which is known to stunt corn and cause purple, phosphorus-deficient leaves and poorly developed roots.
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  • Thursday, July 14, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – How late in the growing season can rescue nitrogen be applied to corn and still be profitable?
  • Tuesday, July 12, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Only 43 percent of Missouri pesticide applicators read the label each time they mix and spray.
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers and homeowners should be on the lookout for Japanese beetles, say University of Missouri Extension specialists. Beetles have been found in most parts of the state.
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  • Friday, September 11, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The difference between a grain bin rescue and a recovery is seconds. Increased public awareness and new tools help save lives, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch.
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  • Thursday, August 9, 2012
    ALBANY, Mo. – Fertility needs following a drought, safely stretching forage supplies and improving soils and boosting yields are a few of the topics farmers can learn about at Hundley Whaley Research Center’s annual Field Day Aug. 29, 2012.
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  • Thursday, June 28, 2012
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Drought-stricken forages that accumulate nitrates can kill grazing livestock, quickly, warns a University of Missouri plant scientist.

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