Soil warm enough to plant? Climate app can answer

· July 14, 2017

Want to keep better track of the climate conditions around you? A group from the USDA Agricultural Research Station (ARS) has introduced a web-based application that allows users to access important historical information about the past climate in their area and better plan for the current year. “We wanted to make an application that addresses […]

Kill cover crops, plant cotton in one tractor pass

· May 9, 2017

With just one tractor pass cotton farmers in Alabama can now kill their cover crops and plant their cotton through a field, according to Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists. Typically planted in the fall to suppress weeds and help retain moisture and nutrients, cover crops are usually killed in the spring by flattening with a […]

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