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LegislationDOT Waives Truck Regulations Due To Drought Conditions
August 15, 2012
Last week, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced relief from Hours of Service (HOS) requirements and federal truck weight regulations Read More
ManagementVilsack Announces New Drought Assistance To America’s Producers
August 9, 2012
As part of continuing steps by the Obama Administration to assist livestock producers in response to the historic drought, Agriculture Read More
Crop InputsSenator: Farmers Need Drought-Resistant Crops
August 9, 2012
Terry Wanzek, a North Dakota State Senator and Jamestown, ND, farmer recently authored an editorial on the need for drought-resistant Read More
Eric SfiligojHoping To Avoid Baked ‘Beans
August 6, 2012
A strange and wonderful thing happened in my area this past weekend – water actually fell from the sky. I Read More
Crop InputsContinued Extreme Heat Could Damage Corn, Soybeans
August 6, 2012
As days with extreme heat coupled with drought conditions have dominated the weather statewide in recent weeks, growers have begun Read More
Crop InputsMonsanto Supports Drought-Stricken Farmers
August 6, 2012
As U.S. farmers face the worst drought in more than 25 years, Monsanto has announced new commitments to support farmers Read More
FungicidesHeat, Drought Lead To Ear Rot Potential In Corn
August 3, 2012
Heat and drought in the Corn Belt have created the perfect conditions for Aspergillus ear rot to develop in corn Read More
FungicidesCharcoal Rot Invades Fields, Resembles Drought Stress
July 31, 2012
Charcoal rot of soybeans is one of the few Indiana field crop diseases thriving in the extreme heat and exceptional Read More
InsecticidesDrought Causing Severe Threat From Twospotted Spider Mite
July 30, 2012
The severe and prolonged extreme heat and rainfall shortages that have led to moderate and severe drought conditions across Ohio Read More
FertilizerCultivating Drought-Resistant Soil And Crops
July 25, 2012
In the U.S., we are amidst the worst drought since the 1950s. The area covered by severe or extreme drought Read More
ManagementDrought 2012: Corn Prices At Record Levels
July 20, 2012
The worst drought in a half century will continue to plague most of the U.S. Midwest crop region for at Read More
FertilizerDrought 2012: Can Improving Soil Decrease Risk?
July 20, 2012
It sure has been an interesting year when it comes to evaluating red clover stands that were frost-seeded into wheat. Read More
ManagementDrought 2012: About 20% Of Corn Crop Could Be Lost
July 19, 2012
As much as 20% of the U.S. corn crop could be lost because of the worst drought in decades. UPI Read More
ManagementDrought 2012: USDA To Announce Relief For Growers
July 11, 2012
The USDA is expected to announce a series of relief efforts to help American growers and ranchers hurt by the Read More
ManagementDrought 2012: Situation Getting Worse
July 10, 2012
The prolonged drought that descended on Texas last year has now spread across nearly half of the continental United States. Read More
ManagementDrought-Stressed Corn Concerns
July 9, 2012
Major areas in the Midwest are watching thousands of acres of corn experience severe drought stress. Livestock managers are planning Read More
Eric SfiligojDrought Impact Uncertain On Ag Retail
July 9, 2012
It’s funny how different one year can be from the next. Last year at this time, the ag community was Read More
ManagementDrought 2012: How Extended High Heat Disrupts Corn Pollination
July 9, 2012
Corn was originally a tropical grass from the high elevation areas of central Mexico about 7,400 feet above sea level, Read More
ManagementHeat Wave, Drought Visably Impacting Nation’s Corn Supply
June 28, 2012
Corn supplies in the U.S. are declining at the fastest pace since 1996 as a Midwest heat wave damages the Read More
HerbicidesHot, Dry Weather Make It Harder To Control Weeds
June 27, 2012
While the extended periods of hot, dry weather Ohio has experienced in recent weeks may mean that weeds aren’t growing Read More
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