Dicamba Certification

February 5, 2018 0
By Everett Brazil, III Due in part to recent EPA label changes, product training is required for the use of dicamba herbicide on BollGard II XtendFlex Cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans in the […]

The Status of Cotton

January 10, 2018 0
By Everett Brazil, III Cotton acres have slowly been on the rise in Oklahoma for the past few seasons, pushed by an increasing cotton market and decreasing grain prices, especially wheat and corn. The 2017 […]

Cash Crops are King

December 27, 2017 0
The SREC researches the best cropping systems for producers By Everett Brazil, III Cotton has long been the dominant crop in Southwest Oklahoma. Many area communities, such as Hollis, Altus and Carnegie, were built through […]

Cover Crops

November 21, 2017 0
By Everett Brazil, III Jeff Dill gazes across a field bordering the Texas state line northwest of Hollis, Okla. A new wheat crop breaks through the ground amid a sea of decomposing plants, a combination […]

Cotton and the 2018 Farm Bill

October 17, 2017 0
By Everett Brazil, III United States cotton producers were dealt a big hit under the 2014 Farm Bill, when cotton was eliminated as a Title 1 Crop due to a World Trade Organization lawsuit. However, […]

2016-2017 Wheat Trials

September 4, 2017 0
By Everett Brazil, III Oklahoma State University small grains scientists perform much research on new and experimental grain varieties across the state each year, taking advantage of research stations as well as cooperating with producers […]

Wheat Diseases

August 14, 2017 0
By Everett Brazil, III Oklahoma wheat producers saw several diseases impact their crop in the 2016-2017 season, with Oklahoma State University researchers identifying four primary issues: leaf rust, stripe rust, wheat streak mosaic (WSM) and […]

OSU Develops New Wheat Varieties

July 5, 2017 0
By Everett Brazil, III Oklahoma is a leader in hard red winter wheat production, and Oklahoma State University continues that legacy yearly through the wheat breeding team, which works tirelessly to impute new traits to […]

Bacterial Blight

June 9, 2017 0
By Everett Brazil, III Altus is in the heart of Southwest Oklahoma cotton production. Receiving irrigation from Lake Altus-Lugert to the north, much water flows through canals to irrigate the many fields. But in 2016, […]

Sugarcane Aphid

May 12, 2017 0
By Everett Brazil, III The sugarcane aphid (SCA) has damaged grain sorghum crops across Oklahoma and Texas for the past few years, and in the process, many producers have seen severe crop damage and yield […]