Monday, December 9, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. – 2013 soybean yields were good, a testimony to the resilience of the state’s top row crop. Heavy precipitation and isolated flooding in spring delayed planting. Then the spigot dried up during crucial growth periods.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. – Crop pests of the past that may be big problems in 2014 will be featured in update sessions during the MU Crop Management Conference, Dec. 17-18 in Columbia.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. – Advanced planting technologies can reduce labor, seed and other input costs, and increase profits, says a University of Missouri Extension cereal crops specialist.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. – As rainfall increases, the amount of topsoil decreases. So does the amount of grain the land can produce.
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Friday, April 26, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. – There is a simple, inexpensive way to reduce errors in herbicide applications and limit off-target chemical drift, says a University of Missouri Extension weed management specialist.
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo.–With good weather in 2013 crop production could increase, pushing prices down.
Friday, March 8, 2013WASHINGTON – If average weather returns, look for a record 2013 corn crop—and for corn prices to drop $2 per bushel, says a University of Missouri economist.
Thursday, February 28, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo.–Double-cropping soybeans after wheat provides the opportunity to harvest two crops in the same year from the same piece of land. But there are challenges and concerns with double-cropping, and a University of Missouri Extension agronomist says location is a big factor.
Monday, February 18, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo.–There is a lot of uncertainty about farm policy in Washington, and current budget debates will determine whether there will be a farm bill and what it will look like, said Pat Westhoff, director of the University of Missouri Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo.–We can expect more corn and soybeans acres planted in 2013, said a University of Missouri agriculture business specialist at the Jan. 17 Winter AgMarketing Outlook Conference.
Friday, January 18, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. – Japanese beetle populations in Missouri are likely to increase exponentially in the coming year, says an entomologist for University of Missouri Extension.
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Monday, January 14, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo.– When adjusting the settings on a combine, there needs to be a balance between acceptable grain loss and acceptable grain quality.
Thursday, August 9, 2012ALBANY, 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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Friday, August 3, 2012COLUMBIA – Soybeans that won’t make a seed crop offer potential high-quality forage for beef and dairy producers. The decision to cut beans for hay won’t be easy, say University of Missouri Extension specialists.
Friday, August 3, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers are reporting that in spite of prolonged drought and hot temperatures their soybean plants appear amazingly green for this time of year.
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You may be interested in these external websites:
- G1280, Measuring and Reducing Soybean Harvesting Losses
- G4410, Soybean Production in Missouri
- G4412, Soybean Variety Selection
- G4415, Drilled Soybeans in Missouri
- G4420, Irrigating Soybeans
- G4442, Soybean Rust
- G4450, Soybean Cyst Nematode: Diagnosis and Management
- G7150, Soybean Pest Management: Bean Leaf Beetle
- G7151, Soybean Pest Management: Stink Bugs
- G7152, Soybean Pest Management: Dectes Stem Borer
- M123, Missouri Soybean Handbook
- NCR158, Herbicide Symptoms in Dry Edible Beans
- NCR159, Edible Bean Disease and Disorder Identification
- NCR198, Recognition and Management of Dry Bean Production Problems
- PS6, Common Soybean Insects
- PS104, Soybean Diseases II
You may be interested in these related publications:
- AGW1017, Drought-Related Issues in Forage, Silage and Baleage
- CB1, Agriculture Guide Book
- CB4, Binder of MU Agricultural Guides G2000 - G5999
- F248, Soil Nutrient Deficiencies and Toxicities Poster
- G2076, Alternative Feeds for Beef Cows and Stockers
- G3270, Whole Soybeans for Dairy Cattle
- G4366, Phosphorus Management for Drill-Seeded Rice
- G4875, Control of Perennial Broadleaf Weeds in Missouri Field Crops
- G4953, Wheat-Soybean Double Crop Management in Missouri
- G7110, Corn Earworm in Missouri
- G7112, Black Cutworm in Missouri
- G7114, Seedcorn Maggot
- G9131, Sampling Plant Tissue and Soil for Analysis
- IPM1002, Soybean Diseases
- IPM1006, Introduction to Crop Scouting
- IPM1007, Practical Weed Science for the Field Scout: Corn and Soybean
- IPM1016, Crop Nutrient Deficiencies and Toxicities
- IPM1030, Management of Glyphosate-Resistant Waterhemp in Corn and Soybean
- M171, 2013 Missouri Pest Management Guide: Corn, Grain Sorghum, Soybean, Winter Wheat, Rice, Cotton
- MWPS13, Grain Drying, Handling and Storage Handbook