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Terminating cover crops

Published Apr. 13, 2015

“To get the best kill on cereal rye and ryegrass, it must be actively growing,” said Beck’s Hybrids Agronomist Alex Johnson. “If your neighbors are mowing grass, that’s a good sign that the cover crops are ready to be sprayed.”

Food will get cheaper for Americans, and here's why

Published Apr. 13, 2015

"Agricultural commodities are an important component of food prices, but they often comprise a pretty small share of the overall food dollar," commented Jayson Lusk, a professor of agricultural economics at Oklahoma State University.

No surprises in April 9 USDA Crop Production report

Published Apr. 10, 2015

Corn ending stocks were increased 50 million bushels to 1.827 billion bushels, less than expected. Corn fed to livestock was reduced 50 million bushels. Corn exports were unchanged as expected.

Farm assets threaten long-term care, Medicaid coverage

Published Apr. 10, 2015

“Long-term health care costs seem to be growing, and without preplanning, Medicaid often isn’t a good fallback for many farmers due to the wealth tied to land ownership,” said Hall, who is also an assistant professor for OSU Extension.

Precision Agriculture Develops Better Farm Managers

Published Apr. 10, 2015

Speakers say precision technology improves profitability and, perhaps more importantly, promotes environmental stewardship