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  • 2008
  • September

Profit Potential in Wheat for Grain

Since it looks like wheat may be $8 per bushel at harvest in 2009, many producers are considering planting it strictly for grain. This can be profitable in some situations with good management, cost control and high yields. Unfortunately, costs have increased at a very fast pace and have diminished profit margins.
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  • 2007
  • August

Weather-related Horticulture Tips for August

There is no doubt that enough precipitation has fallen to ensure the establishment of newly sodded lawns. Many seeded lawns haven't fared so well as torrential rains have washed seed from the soil.
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  • 2008
  • April

Basic Keys to Effective Weed Management

Four keys to an effective weed management program are knowing the types of weeds present, the problems they cause, estimating their economic thresholds and knowing their available management options.
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  • 2003
  • June

What You Need to Know About Plant Variety Protection

Farmers who buy illegally sold seed are subject to litigation, so be certain that any seed sold is not protected.
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  • 2016
  • August

Preparation promotes successful winter pasture season

Consider weather, variety, soil, seedbed preparation, equipment and seed quality.
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  • 2017
  • July

Quality Seed: The First Step to a Successful Crop

We can't control weather and markets, but we can almost always use good quality seed. James Locke, soils and crops consultant, shares the components of quality seed.

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  • 2019
  • March 2019

Know the 3 Ways Seed Can Be Legally Protected Before You Save It

Producers should check all labels and agreements for restrictions before saving seed. Seed can be protected through the Plant Variety Protection Act, patents and contracts.

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  • 2019
  • March 2019

Seed Tags: What Is on Them?

A good crop starts with good seed. Much of the information producers need to know is on seed certification, analysis and treatment tags.

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  • 2020
  • April 2020

Goals for Small Grains Breeding at Noble Research Institute

The primary goal of Noble Research Institute’s Small Grains Breeding Program is to develop small grains cultivars with increased grazing tolerance, winter hardiness, forage yield and forage quality to benefit livestock production.

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  • 2020
  • April 2020

Seed Certification: What Is It and What Does It Mean for You?

The certified seed tag is an assurance that the seed inside the bag is the variety stated and it has met the required standards for germination and purity by the inspecting agency.

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