Several strong storms, including a derecho, have swept across South Dakota in recent months. The derecho that moved from northwest to southeast South Dakota on July 5, 2022 impacted wide areas of corn fields. Cooler than average soil temperatures in...
osh Johnston, an AgriGold agronomist in Kentucky, is the first to admit he has learned more than he expected about season-long nutrient management in corn by analyzing customers' tissue sampling data. He was curious to know if the data would...
Like the virus that causes COVID-19, pathogens that attack crops change constantly to evade host immunity, or disease resistance in plant parlance. Sometimes, a single gene makes the difference between a resistant crop and one that's susceptible. In those...
The USDA is reporting another mostly bearish week for U.S. export sales. Those sales are affected by several factors, including movement of the U.S. dollar against other major currencies and competition from other exporters. Old crop corn and soybeans during the...
U.S. corn and soybean condition ratings declined last week as hot, dry weather in many key growing areas impacted crops. Temperatures in most of the region have been mild to start the week, but could turn hot again ahead...
Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) is a foliar disease that, if left untreated, can cause significant yield loss. Yield losses are most severe when NCLB infects corn plants early and reaches the upper leaves by the beginning of ear...
In a move designed to provide additional, efficacious solutions for growers of traditional row crops, leading ag bio companies Certis Biologicals and Novozymes are jointly developing their technologies as solutions for highly effective control of fungal disease. Field trials...
BRANDT is rolling out two new nutrient-based seed treatments: BRANDT EnzUp® Grain ST and BRANDT SeedZone Zn. Designed for use on corn, wheat, rice and potatoes, BRANDT EnzUp Grain ST is a breakthrough in the enzyme category. This proprietary enzyme...
by Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M University Texas A&M AgriLife researchers discovered they can predict corn southern rust epidemic outbreaks by utilizing unmanned aerial systems, UAS, or drones, early enough to help prevent economic damage for growers. Outlining the work, the paper, "Phenomic...
The rush to plant after early delays this year means corn farmers have gone from at least two weeks behind schedule to three days ahead, according to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report on Monday. That report estimated that...
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