Specialty Crops

June 15, 2018 0
By Everett Brazil, III Oklahoma has a variety of crops grown throughout the state, which includes cotton, corn, wheat, sorghum, soybeans and canola. They have long proven themselves as viable for production on the Southern […]

Benefits of a Long Term Commitment

May 18, 2018 0
No-Till By Everett Brazil, III The hA family has been farming in Harmon County for several generations. It is their lifeblood, and they are constantly striving to find new technologies and practices to improve their […]

Insecticide Resistance

April 24, 2018 0
By Everett Brazil, III The cotton bollworm and corn earworm have been a problem for producers in years past, but modern transgenic cotton and corn varieties contain specialized traits designed to eliminate the pests from […]

Herbicide Resistance

March 1, 2018 0
By Everett Brazil, III Weeds are a perennial nuisance for producers, as they rob needed nutrients and water from the crops. Growers can typically handle these pests with herbicides, but the industry is now seeing […]

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 […]
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