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This edition of UME Agronomy News includes information on forages, soybeans, barley and wheat trials.More info
This edition has information on pollinators, kernel set, pesticide drift, sugarcane aphid and wheat production.More info

Farmer-saved Seed: What is Legal? What is Not?

Most wheat and soybean seed sold in Maryland is protected by either U.S. Patent Law or the Plant Variety Protection Act (PVPA). These protections severely limit the age-old practice of “farmer-saved seed” or prohibit it entirely, depending upon the protection the owner of the variety secures. The...

Early May Freeze: What’s The Risk to Our Grain Crops?

Andrew Kness Extension Educator, Agiculture University of Maryland Extension, Harford County It might seem odd reading an article about frost and freeze to grain crops in June, but we had a fairly widespread frost event in northern Maryland during the second week of May. As a result, I have been...
This edition of Agronomy New includes information on freeze damage, aphids and palmer amaranth.More info
In this issue: Spring freeze damage Agronomic Research Updates Common Ragweed Resistance Disease Updates Crop Reports Weather UpdateMore info

Updated: Quick Look at Yield Exclusion Option in 2014 Farm Bill

Photo by Edwin Remsberg Recently USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced eligible years for barley and wheat for Yield Exclusion (YE). YE allows producers to exclude specific yields from eligible years from their actual production histories (APH). This exclusion can have an impact on...

Maryland Wheat: Historical Basis and Price Information (FS-497)

This fact sheet gives monthly average estimates of wheat basis and cash prices for three regions in Maryland.
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