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- 3 keys to avoiding a forage failure. Undersander, Dan // Wisconsin Agriculturist;Mar2012, Vol. 243 Issue 3, p34
The article discusses the importance of firm soil in improving the contact of soil with seed as well as in forage management.
- Healthy roots paramount to grass growth. Hirsch, Rick // Malakoff News (TX);10/13/2006, Vol. 97 Issue 41, p9
The article reports on the use of a soil fertility plan for grasses, to maintain a healthy root system. In case of a drought grasses can rely on stored nutrients to avoid stress on the forage. It is important to adjust stocking rates and grazing management to insure that the forage cane used for...
- Grain Sorghum Response to Simulated Drift from Glufosinate, Glyphosate, Imazethapyr, and Sethoxydim. Al-Khatib, Kassim; Claassen, Mark M.; Stahlman, Phillip W.; Geier, Patrick W.; Regehr, David L.; Duncan, Stewart R.; Heer, William F. // Weed Technology;Apr-Jun2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p261
Evaluates grain sorghum response to simulated drift rates of different herbicides. Range of off-target herbicide movement rates; Discussion on whether early symptoms of herbicide drift injury are predictive of sorghum yield reduction; Soil characteristics of experimental sites.
- Find a fit for annual forages. HERNANDEZ, KARLA // Dakota Farmer;May2014, Vol. 133 Issue 5, p16
The article discusses how producers can diversify their crop production portfolio to gain additional income, while contributing to the overall health of the agricultural land for crop rotation by taking advantage of the variation conditions that best suit alternate annual forages.
- Effects of Different Tillage Systems Fuel Savings and Reduction of CO- Emissions Production of Silage Corn in Eastern Slovenia. Stajnko, D.; Lakota, M.; Vučajnk, F.; Bernik, R. // Polish Journal of Environmental Studies;2009, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p711
Soil tillage is one of the greatest energy consumers in agriculture and also a significant contributor to CO2 emissions. For this reason, field experiments with different tillage systems and their influence on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions were carried out at two locations in Eastern...
- Rendimento potencial de pastagens de Trachypogon plumosus nos cerrados de Roraima. de Lucena Costa, Newton; de Moraes, Anibal; de Oliveira, Ricardo Augusto; Gianluppi, Vicente; Bendahan, Amaury Burlamaqui; Magalhã es, Joã o Avelar // Revista Agro@mbiente On-line;set-dez2011, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p200
There are several methods to calculate the potential performance, however it's necessary to correlate those more adjusted to real field conditions, in function of the diversity of biotics and abiotics factors that affect the growth and development of the plants and, consequently, in the forage...
- Less tillage holds water, helps soil. Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press;10/21/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p20
The article focuses on the farmers who were benefited from no-till farming. Kleberg County, Texas, farmer Glen Quackenbush sleeps better since he switched to no-till farming. He no longer wakes up in the middle of a summer night in a cold sweat worrying about getting all his tillage done or...
- Grower finds benefits in twin-row corn. Robison, Elton // Southeast Farm Press;3/5/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p7
The article features John Engram, a farmer, at the National Conservation Systems Cotton and Rice Conference in Tunica, Missouri in 2008. It is stated that Engram was encouraged by yield increased, which seen by Midwest producers moving from 30-inch rows to 20-inch rows. In other hand, Engram...
- New Clemson weed scientist, sets sights on resistant Palmer pigweed. Roberson, Roy // Southeast Farm Press;3/5/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p8
The article features Mike Marshall, weed scientist at the Clemson University Extension in South Carolina in 2007. Marshall earned his bachelors and masters degree in agronomy with emphasis in weed science in 2000, both from Kansas State University, as well as his doctor of philosophy at the...