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The Value of Winter Cover Crops

With much of the area receiving little to no rainfall since Hurricane Dorian brushed us in early September, many …

USDA Offers Crop Insurance for Hemp

8/30/2019 – The United States Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency (USDA RMA) has announced that Whole-Farm Revenue Protection …

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Hemp Harvest Timing and Drying

8/29/2019 – We are just now starting to research harvest timing with hemp grown for CBD and don’t have …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

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Soybean Sunscald

Sunscald is caused by bright sunlight on a wet leaf after exposure to high temperatures. …

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Soybean Fertilizer Burn

Fertilizer burn can occur to the soybean seed from an in-furrow application and to the …

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Soybean Compaction

Soil compaction, caused by field traffic and heavy machinery use, can be a significant issue for …

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Soybean Cold Damage

Cold damage in soybeans can emerge early or late in the season. This publication describes …

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Deer damage

Soybean Deer Damage

This factsheet discusses recognizing and treating soybeans that have been damaged by deer in North …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

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Alternative Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizer Products for Row Crop Production

Nitrogen fertilizer products are being developed and marketed as having the potential to increase yields and …

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Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.