Gold-Eagle Cooperative News

To Keep or Cull During a Drought?
Monday, August 21, 2017

With drought conditions impacting much of the Upper Midwest and Dakotas, management practices on the cow/calf operation are being adjusted to compensate for the shortage of forage and other resources.

Harnessing Rich Satellite Data to Estimate Crop Yield
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Satellite data is being harnessed by researchers at the University of Illinois for a more complete picture of cropland and to estimate crop yield in the U.S. Corn Belt.

Seeing Dead Soybean Plants in a Circular Pattern? Could Be Due to Lightning
Thursday, August 17, 2017

What are the odds that a soybean plant can be killed by lightning?

What to Do With All the Leaves
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The fall foliage show of reds, yellows, and golds will be beginning shortly.

Preventing an Unwanted Baler Fire
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

We need to be cognizant always of the potential for fires to start while baling hay or straw and take measures to minimize the potential of a fire occurring.

Give Your Soil a Check-up This Fall
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

By conducting a soil test, you can learn your soil’s pH and its nutrient profile.

Corn and Soybean Yield Forecasts Larger Than Expected
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The USDA’s August Crop Production report contained larger-than-expected forecasts for the 2017 U.S. corn and soybean crops.

Dectes Stem Borer in South Dakota Sunflowers
Monday, August 14, 2017

For the last two years, we have been observing large populations of Dectes stem borer in South Dakota sunflowers.

Reminders for Cattle Transport
Monday, August 14, 2017

Here are a few reminders to plan for successful handling experiences each time cattle are transported.

Are Bean Leaf Beetles Chewing Holes in Your Soybean Leaves?
Friday, August 11, 2017

As we enter August, we are again observing an uptick in bean leaf beetle numbers.

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