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Planting Date and Variety Selection Effects on Wheat Yield

…lenge in the Southeast is that wheat planting dates are closely tied to the harvest of summer crops, such as cotton and soybeans. Delayed harvest of these summer crops due to wet soil conditions may force producers to plant wheat later than…

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Nutrient Removal by Alabama Crops

…rements through fixation of atmospheric nitrogen by Rhizobia bacteria in nodules on the roots. Although legumes such as soybeans, peanuts, and alfalfa remove large quantities of nitrogen, as much as 100 pounds per acre of nitrogen are retur…

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Trap Crops for Managing Insects

…iticale and wheat (early spring/ summer seed stages), buckwheat, browntop millet, pearl millet, sorghum, southern peas, soybean, and sunflower (spring and summer seed stages). In small areas, it may be desirable to plant or place trap crops…

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Cover Crops: Cereals

…t shallow root system which improves water filtration and soil tilth. Producers can easily overseed ryegrass into corn, soybeans, and other high-value cash crops. Plant ryegrass in the fall because late seeding increases the likelihood of w…

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GMO Food Facts: Bioengineered Crops

…onmental Protection Agency and the United States Food and Drug Administration, the first BE crops such as papaya, corn, soybean, and cotton were introduced in the 1990s.
Since the early 2000s, the technology of gene editing has the poten…

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Successful Food Plots Begin with Soil Testing

…ly used plants in food plots are alfalfa, chicory and clovers. Growers also use some small grain mixtures such as corn, soybean and corn mixtures, oats, winter rye, ryegrass, soybeans, cowpeas and wheat.
What Do Tests Show?
Graves said th…

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Weather: Ever an Obstacle for Farmers

… In a twist, manageable only by Mother Nature, many producers are now hoping for rain as they begin planting cotton and soybeans.

William Birdsong, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System specialist of agronomic crops, said 2018 has been…

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Tariffs Cause Worry Among Alabama Farmers

…t the future markets of crops. China recently announced a 25 percent tariff on many American export products, including soybeans, cotton and other agricultural products.

“As of now, we don’t know what might happen,” said McGill, who …

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Burndown Herbicides Affected by Low Temperatures

…cers during burndown.

During March and April, producers normally apply burndown herbicides to prepare to plant corn, soybeans and cotton.

Dr. Joyce Tredaway, an Alabama Extension weed specialist, said this is not new for Alabama produ…

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Climate and Crops iBook Chosen as Finalist for 2017 Best Book of the Year

…l Institute of Food and Agriculture, the iBook focuses on the Southeast’s five major row crops: corn, cotton, peanut, soybean and wheat. It features multiple interactive options, including videos, interactive graphics and also images rela…

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