2022 Alabama Row Crops Short Course – January 18-19

2022 Alabama Row Crops Short Course – January 18-19

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System agronomic crops team is excited to announce the 2022 Alabama Row Crops Short Course. This statewide conference is held each year. This year the conference is moving to Montgomery, Alabama. Join the team for an opportunity to...
Crop Fertilizer Tune-Up to Up Your Game in 2022

Crop Fertilizer Tune-Up to Up Your Game in 2022

Mark Warren, UF/IFAS Extension Levy County Agriculture Agent Farmers across North Florida are expressing concern about high and rising fertilizer costs as they look to the upcoming season. While there isn’t much that we can offer in terms of supply chain issues and...
UGA’s 10 Recommendations for Successful Wheat Production

UGA’s 10 Recommendations for Successful Wheat Production

  Rome Ethredge, Interim UGA Grains and Soybean Agronomist, and Dewey Lee, Professor-retired, University of Georgia   Wheat can be an excellent off-season crop to supplement income for row crop farms.  It can also provide the numerous conservation benefits...
Friday Feature:  1956 Kansas Wheat Farmer

Friday Feature: 1956 Kansas Wheat Farmer

This week’s featured video was a historic Encyclopedia Britannica short film stored on the Charlie Dean Archives YouTube channel.  The 13-minute film shares a year in the life of a Kansas farm family in 1956.  They faced a number of challenges each year, but...
Making Wheat and Peanuts Less Allergenic

Making Wheat and Peanuts Less Allergenic

Source:  Adityarup “Rup” Chakravorty, Crop Science Society of America – Science News The United States Department of Agriculture identifies a group of “big eight” foods that causes 90% of food allergies. Among these foods are wheat and peanuts. ...
Herbicide Options for Weed Control in Small Grain Crops

Herbicide Options for Weed Control in Small Grain Crops

Pratap Devkota, Weed Scientist, UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center – Small grain crops such as barley, oats, rye, triticale, wheat, etc. are commonly grown during winter months in Florida for grain, cover crops, or winter grazing purposes.  Even...