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Dicamba and Temperature Inversions: Lessons Learned from 4 Years of Research

Temperature inversions are common during the growing season, and knowing how to tell if one is likely to occur may help prevent Dicamba damage on susceptible plants and crops, say researchers at the University of Missouri. Find out what their research reveals about how wind speed, cloud cover, obstructions and other factors affect temperature inversions.
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USDA Announces Sign-Up Period for Updated Conservation Stewardship Program

The next deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for funding in fiscal year 2019 is May 10, 2019. The NRCS plans to invest up to $700 million for new enrollments and contract extensions in fiscal year 2019. The 2018 Farm Bill made several changes to this critical conservation program, which helps agricultural producers take the conservation activities on their farm or ranch to the next level.
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[Podcast] Exploring Early Economic Payback with Strip-Till

In this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we share excerpts from a more recent conversation with Gene Kuntz, site manager at Farmamerica, who shares some of the details on the research farm’s strip-till trials, including seeding strategies, cover cropping and early returns.
In this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, bought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we share excerpts from a more recent conversation with Gene Kuntz, site manager at Farmamerica, who shares some of the details on the research farm’s strip-till trials, including seeding strategies, cover cropping and early returns.
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Pre-Season Management and Preparation for Tar Spot

In 2018, the prevalence and severity of tar spot increased dramatically and in some areas caused substantial yield losses. Prepare yourself for the coming growing season with these tar spot management suggestions from University of Illinois Extension Plant Pathologist Nathan Kleczewski.
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No Shortcuts on Green Bridge Management for Soilborne Diseases

With spring planting right around the corner, some are thinking about the 'green bridge' and how long to wait before planting. Researchers from Washington State University consider whether there's a benefit to using paraquat instead of glyphosate for a quick burn-down.
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