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Research-based information for crop management
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PORTAGEVILLE, Mo.—We visit doctors regularly to maintain optimal health and perform at our best. We need to do the same for our farm fields, too. Gene Stevens, extension professor in plant sciences at the University of Missouri College of ...
Oct. 1, 2020
This budget presents information useful to farmers planning the production, financing and marketing of corn silage in Missouri. It includes a link to the Missouri Forage Budget Generator spreadsheet. Farmers can modify the budget based on their ...
This budget presents information useful to farmers planning the production, financing and marketing of grain sorghum in Missouri. It includes a link to the Missouri Crop Budget Generator spreadsheet. Farmers can modify the budget based on their ...
Sept. 24, 2019
Spectrographic analysis of plant tissue is a relatively new and accurate method for determining levels of major and minor elements in growing crops. However, good results make proper sampling of crops necessary. Keep the following points in mind when ...
Nov. 1, 2017
Some Missouri farmers are harvesting and storing high-moisture corn or milo for cattle rations. This practice has a number of agronomic advantages that are appealing to farmer-feeders who produce their own grain. Also, high-moisture processing ...
Sept. 30, 2009
Grain sorghum is the sixth most valuable field crop grown in Missouri. Unfortunately, diseases damage this crop, causing lower yields and reduced grower profits. Fortunately, most diseases of grain sorghum can be managed by planting resistant ...
May 1, 2004
Figure 1aTrue armyworm. Facts at a glanceSeveral armyworm species may attack field and forage crops in Missouri.True and yellowstriped armyworms are more early-season pests, whereas the beet and fall armyworms are generally late-season ones.The ...
Resources for Missouri's corn and sorghum farming industries.
Corn and Sorghum