109, 2017

The Importance of Managing Potassium Deficiency in Cotton

By |September 1st, 2017|Categories: Agronomic, Crop Fertilizers, Growing 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, Crop Disease, Crop Insects, Growing Corn (Maize), Growing 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.  [...]

108, 2017

Managing Resistance Requires Multitude of Tools

By |August 1st, 2017|Categories: Agronomic, Integrated Pest Management, Weeds|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you are involved in agriculture, you have been inundated with information about resistance management. Most of the conversation is centered around herbicide and insecticide resistance that is occurring due to the ability of plants [...]

1507, 2017

How Much Profit Are You Leaving Out In The Field?

By |July 15th, 2017|Categories: Precision Ag|Tags: , , , , |

To answer that question, you must look at what impacts profit. Profit = Income – Expense The equation is simple at first glance.  Dig a little deeper though and growers discover ways to improve a [...]

107, 2017

Start Preparing For Your 2018 Wheat Crop – Now!

By |July 1st, 2017|Categories: Crop Disease, Crop Fertilizers, Growing Wheat, Precision Ag|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wheat harvest will wrap up shortly across the High Plains.  It was an interesting year.  A dry fall and winter was followed by an unusually wet spring.  Late freeze and snow events added to the [...]

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