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Crop Alert: Northwest NY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team

Mar 18, 2015
The first Crop Alert from the Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Team for the 2015 season has been posted.  Topics include: Evaluating Winter Small Grain and Alfalfa Winter Damage, Early Nitrogen On Winter Small Grains, Frost Seeding Legumes & Grasses. Read more

Capital Area Ag Report - February 2015

Feb 20, 2015
The Capital Area Ag Report for February 2015 is now available online. Inside this Issue: Announcements, Soil Health Recap, Grain School Recap, Forage Sampling, Frost Bite in Livestock, Frost Seeding, Cover Crop Tables Read more

Stalk Nitrate Test Results for New York Corn Fields from 2007 through 2014

Dec 15, 2014
Since the introduction of the corn stalk nitrate test (CSNT) as an end-of-season evaluation tool for nitrogen (N) management in 2nd or higher year corn fields, the number of fields that have been tested for CSNT has been on the increase. The greatest benefit of this test is that it allows evaluation and fine-tuning of N management for each specific field. Read more

Glyphosate-Resistant Weeds Likely in NY

Dec 9, 2014
The number of herbicide resistant weed biotypes has increased from 404 to 437 in the past 12 months.  There have been 13 new cases of ALS (acetolactate synthase) inhibitor resistance (Group 2 herbicides) and 7 new cases of glyphosate (EPSP inhibitor) resistance (Group 9 herbicides) around the World during the past year.  Read more

Field Crop Dealer Meeting Recap

Nov 17, 2014
Over 65 growers, dealers, and CCE field crop educators attended the 2014 Field Crop Dealer Meeting.   The group heard about the latest research and trial data including herbicide resistant superweeds and facts and myths about GMOs with a highlight of Russ Hahn being presented with the 2014 Industry Impact Award by the New York State Agribusiness Association. Read more

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