Alabama Farmer Pleased with DEKALB Corn Variety

Clint Thompson Corn

Will Curtis from Troy, Alabama was recently determined one of the highest-yielding farmers in the state in the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) National Yield Contest. In the irrigated strip-till category, Curtis placed in the top three with a yield of 314 bushels per acre with DEKALB DKC68-69. He told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman that he was pleased with the …

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Treating More Common Plant Pathogens Naturally

Dan Field Crops, Fruits, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Common plant pathogens and how to treat them naturally. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Rust blight is easy to identify because of the hue that gives it its name. Basically, it causes rust-colored pustules on the plants it infects. It also thrives in wet weather but prefers cool temperatures rather than hot. You’ll recognize it by the …

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Peanut Contracts Offered

Clint Thompson Peanuts

In peanut marketing news, Tyron Spearman reports some contracts are being offered for growers right now.

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How to Treat Common Plant Pathogens Naturally

Dan Field Crops, Fruits, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Common plant pathogens and how to treat them naturally. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Fungi, bacteria, viruses, and nematodes will undoubtedly show up in your garden eventually. Fortunately, there are ways to identify them and treat them with natural means. We will cover this in the next week of programs. Potato Blight was caused by one of …

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Corn and Soybean Export Sales Jump Higher

Dan Corn, Economy, Soybeans

(NAFB) — Last week, corn export sales almost doubled week-to-week while soybean sales also jumped higher. The USDA says corn sales to overseas buyers jumped 92 percent week-to-week to 1.44 million metric tons. That’s up 34 percent over the prior four-week average. Japan was the biggest buyer at more than 401,000 metric tons. An unnamed buyer purchased 334,000 tons, and …