Call for ‘Focus on Soybean’ Webcast Presentations
Looking for to build more impact for your soybean crop management research? The ‘Focus on Soybean’ editorial committee is extending a call for applied, extension-style crop management presentations from all crop management disciplines, including agronomy, plant pathology, entomology, weed science, soil science, and others. Talks should be targeted at soybean growers and crop consultants and offer science-based information and recommendations that can be used in the field. For consideration, please send PowerPoint slides and at least one reference (name, position, affiliation, email address, and phone number) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATS, CM, and FG Journals to Merge Next Month
Effective January 1, Applied Turfgrass Science (ATS), Crop Management (CM), and Forage and Grazinglands (FG) will merge into one large journal titled Crop, Forage, & Turfgrass Management. This new amalgamation of the ATS, CM, and FG journals will launch in January as a one-stop resource for crop, forage, and turfgrass production research.
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Agronomy and Horticulture
Rice Yield Increase of 30 Percent Enabled By Use of a Photosynthesis ‘Switch,’ Researchers Learn − University of Arkansas
Hold Off On Tillage This Fall, Keep Soil Covered − Iowa State University
Limus Nitrogen Management From BASF Now Available in the United States − BASF Crop Protection
Soil Sampling Techniques − Penn State University
Fertilizer and Liming Practices for Grain Crops in the Fall − Michigan State University
Study Investigates Effect of Manure on Soybean Ground − United Soybean Board
University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Panel Approves Three New Tomato Breeding Lines, Three Other Cultivars − University of Florida
Forage and Rangeland Management
Fall/Winter the Time to Lime Pastures to Correct pH Levels − University of Arkansas
Pasture Preparation Starts Now, Experts Say − Louisiana State University
Insect Pests / Entomology
Bt Maize Could Increase Yields, Decrease Pesticide Use in Mexico − Entomological Society of America-PIE Division
The Questionable Benefit of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments to Soybeans − Penn State University
American Phytopathological Society’s ‘Plant Health’ App Now Even More “Mobile” in Android Format − The American Phytopathological Society
Soil Testing the First Step to Keeping SCN Out of Your Fields − United Soybean Board
Proper SCN Management Helps Minimize Soybean Yield Loss − United Soybean Board
Fall Tests for Nematodes Help Keep Crops Healthy − Mississippi State University
Select Your 2015 Seed With Disease in Mind − Penn State University
Xanthion In-furrow Fungicide From BASF Receives Registration − BASF Crop Protection
Storage Options Help Grain Growers go to Market − Syngenta Crop Protection-US
Broadworks Herbicide: Syngenta to Introduce First HPPD Herbicide for Fruit and Nut Trees − Syngenta Crop Protection-US
Dow AgroSciences Announces Launch of Enlist Duo Herbicide in the United States − Dow AgroSciences
Farmers Battle Herbicide Resistance With Harvest-Time Weed Seed Controls − Weed Science Society of America
Dormant Winter Weeds Could Cause Planting Problems During Spring − United Soybean Board