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Inoculants Can Improve Yield
Six years of Ohio State field data show that new generations of soybean inoculants can improve yields, says Jim
Falling LDP Hurts Producers
When world prices rise faster than domestic prices, cotton producers get squeezed out of their LDPs.Such was the case
High N Prices Call For New Strategies
High-priced nitrogen will jeopardize corn production profits this year, says Kent Thiesse of the University of
EPA Unveils Bt Refuge Guidelines
New Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Bt cotton refuge options were explained by an Arkansas producer who helped
Get IPM Info In Video Format
The University of Illinois' latest updates and educational materials on integrated pest management (IPM) are available
Pull-Type Sprayer
When used on about 5,000 acres/year, the Field-Pro 1200 pull-type sprayer costs as little as $1.13/acre to own,
Reduce Risk When Buying Used Machinery
When buying used farm equipment, get the maintenance records and make sure the seller is reputable.That's advice from
ASA's Conservation Legacy Award Kicks Off
A new program to recognize and honor farmers who distinguish themselves for taking care of the environment - and still
Seed-Applied Corn Insecticides: Safe, Convenient
Corn growers have two new seed-applied insecticides to consider this planting season.Gustafson, Dallas, TX, introduces
Sound Locates Soil Insects
An inexpensive acoustic device has been put to a new use - locating insects beneath the soil surface.Portable acoustic
AMA Supports Biotech Crops
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently adopted a policy supporting agricultural biotechnology but called for
Beltwide Briefs
News from the Beltwide Cotton Conference held Jan. 9-13 in Anaheim, CABoll Weevil Most Damaging Insect The most
Slim-Fast Adds Soy Shakes
Slim-Fast Foods Company, West Palm Beach, FL, has added a soy protein shake to its lineup of Ultra Slim-Fast shakes.
Specialty Soybean Production Rising In Iowa
About 590,000 acres, or 5.5% of Iowa's soybean acres, were planted to specialty-trait varieties in 1999, according to a
Charcoal Rot Worse Than Soybean Cyst Nematode
Charcoal rot has surpassed soybean cyst nematode as the No. 1 disease in a region stretching from southern Illinois to

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