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112, 2017

Agriculture – The Pot of Gold No One Told You About

By | December 1st, 2017|Categories: Agronomic|Tags: , , , , |

Did you realize that agriculture is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? That question may have you shaking your head in complete disbelief. However, there are people and companies out there [...]

1511, 2017

New Dicamba Rules Coming For 2018 Include TRAINING and CERTIFICATION

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The long-awaited genes that have been bred into soybeans and cotton to allow the use of dicamba over-the-top of these crops got off to a rocky start in 2017.  Whether all the cases of ‘off-site’ [...]

110, 2017

Soil Testing Methods

By | October 1st, 2017|Categories: Agronomic, Fertility|Tags: , , , , |

Tyler Gardner, American Agricultural Laboratory While soil testing is frequently overshadowed by newer and more exciting areas of crop production, it remains an integral component of maximum yield production. The particular methods used [...]

1509, 2017

Pasture Recovery After Grassfire

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Agronomic, Crops|Tags: , , , , |

The change that has occurred in the burned pastures of Southwest Kansas, Oklahoma, and the Texas Panhandle since March has been nothing less than spectacular.  The initial loss of livestock, wildlife, fences, buildings and homes [...]

109, 2017

The Importance of Managing Potassium Deficiency in Cotton

By | September 1st, 2017|Categories: Agronomic, Cotton|Tags: , , , , |

Cotton can be a tricky plant to manage. Unlike most other row crops in the US, it is an indeterminate, perennial plant farmed like an annual through the use of plant growth regulator hormones (PGR). [...]

1508, 2017

Controlling Volunteer Wheat

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Agronomic, Wheat|Tags: , , , , |

As wheat planting season approaches, a couple important questions arise.  When should we kill the volunteer wheat, and how soon before drilling?  Volunteer wheat needs to be controlled at least two weeks prior to drilling.  [...]

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