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Alfalfa forage and alfalfa seed growers in certain parts of Washington state have raised concerns regarding the efficacy of specific organophosphate and pyrethroid insecticides that are applied for control of alfalfa weevil Hypera postica (coleoptera: curculionoidea).

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Whether it’s harvest quantity or quality related to weather, slumping prices or uncertainty over trade and export markets, there are plenty of factors to play out for forage producers, marketers and buyers entering the final quarter of 2019. Here’s a brief look at conditions as the third quarter came to a close.

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Corn producers that delayed planting their crop this past spring due to the cool, wet weather are in a race with a killing frost to see who wins first. Will corn finish first by a nose and reach physiological maturity, or will killing frost win and cut the crop development short of reaching maturity?

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Lemken introduces the Heliodor 9 for high-speed tillage

With high operating speeds and minimum power requirements, the Heliodor 9 offers farmers optimal versatility in light-to-medium soils, increasing efficiency and productivity for spring or fall applications.

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University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension Forage Agronomist Lisa Baxter is using her social media savvy and love for Legos to share timely information with Georgia farmers.

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