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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri is investing $6.5 million in its statewide network of agriculture research centers.
Plant tissue sampling has been used for years to help diagnose potential nutrient deficiencies in fields. Variations in nutrient concentrations in plant tissues can be impacted by many factors, some which can be controlled and some cannot.
According to the Aug. 19 NASS report, the 2019 corn crop is about two weeks behind normal in terms of reaching dent stage. What are the implications of this delay in grain filling period and end of season yield?
Written leases are preferred over verbal agreements because they can ensure both parties — renter and landlord — have the same understanding of the terms of the agreement.
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — With summer winding down, the cranberry bog harvest can't be far behind.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — New rules for selling cattle in Washington are scheduled to take effect in October, hiking fees and nudging producers into using USDA-approved radio-frequency identification tags.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Though preventing leaky canals from losing water doesn't seem like a particularly controversial idea, irrigators in Central Oregon have found out otherwise.
The big story over the next few weeks will be the guessing game, trying to figure out crop production this fall.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Tom Folz drives around on a sunny, August afternoon and surveys the thousands of acres of dark green, leafy soybean plants and tall stalks of corn he grows on his sprawling farm in Christian County, Kentucky.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — The National Hemp Association showcased the versatility of hemp during the recent Farm Progress Show in central Illinois.
AKIN, Ill. — The water well on the Franklin County farm on which Noel Summers grew up was dug by hand, probably more than a century ago. The water was never tested until this year.
Flooding across the Midwest this year presented heightened concerns about water well contamination.
When J. Gordon Arbuckle arrived at Iowa State in 2007, he learned his new job might put him into the middle of some sensitive subjects.
KOELTZTOWN, Mo. — On a sunny and humid August day in the rolling hills of Osage County, Ken Rademan and his family stay hydrated with water from a private well.
For Rachel Hopkins, taking care of the land is one way to carry on her family’s tradition. She is a University of Missouri Extension county engagement specialist based in Washington County, and she is a fourth-generation Crawford County cattle producer.