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Agricultural Trends toward Standard Deep Soil Sampling for Soil Testing

This tip was provided by: Calvin Trostle, Extension Agronomy, Lubbock, 806-746-6101, ctrostle@ag.tamu.edu Statewide Agricultural Trends toward Standard Deep Soil Sampling for Soil Testing In the Jan. 20, 2017 Sorghum Tip I discussed “Still ‘Free’ Nitrogen for Grain Sorghum Production:  Revisiting Soil Profile N.”  There I noted the merits of deeper soil sampling below 6” in particular to assess subsoil nitrate-N.  In …

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Sugarcane Aphid Online Webinar Presentations for South & Central Texas

This tip was provided by: Calvin Trostle, Extension Agronomy, Lubbock, 806-746-6101, ctrostle@ag.tamu.edu South & Central Sugarcane Aphid Online Webinar Presentations for South & Central Texas On September 26, Dr. Robert Bowling, AgriLife Extension entomologist, and Dr. Mike Brewer, AgriLife Research entomologist, both located at Corpus Christi, led a series of online webinars to update producers and industry on sugarcane aphid management.  …

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