2015 Golden Plains Area Agricultural Handbook
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The 2015 edition of the Golden Plains Area Agricultural Handbook is currently in production and orders are being taken now for your copy. This publication is a permanent and often used item in many farm, ranch, and agribusiness offices in Northeastern Colorado. This resource book contains the latest university research for High Plains agriculture in Colorado. Most of the research results presented in the handbook are conducted on local farms and ranches in the area.
Subscribers will find information regarding crop production, water management, crop pathology and weed management information, along with insect control, horticulture, weather, livestock cost of production, and crop cost of production information. In total, subscribers will find approximately 150 pages of current research information required to make informed decisions for agricultural operations.
Pricing for the handbook is a tiered pricing structure for multiple subscriptions and the handbook is available in print copy or CD version. The CD version has the added benefit of spreadsheet templates and other resources useful in farm and ranch decision making processes. The deadline for receiving a break on our subscription price is March 18, 2016. Order forms are available at every Golden Plains Area Extension office or from our web site at http://goldenplains.colostate.edu. Please send your order to: Washington County Extension Office, 181 Birch, Akron, CO 80720. An online ordering and payment option is also available on the web site.
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This publication is a permanent and often used item in many farm, ranch and agribusiness offices in Northeastern Colorado. This resource book contains the latest university research for High Plains Agriculture of the region. Most of the research work is done on local farms and ranches in the area.
The handbook is designed with approximately 150 pages of information you need to make current decisions for:
Variety Trials of Bt and other Corn Hybrids, Dryland Corn Hybrids, Wheat, Irrigated Soybeans, Sunflower Oil and Confection Hybrids, Pinto Bean, Forage Pea and Forages.
Plant Select Program
High and Dry Demonstration
Native Plant Demonstration
Crop Insect Control
Livestock Cost of Production
Control of Western Corn Rootworm, Wireworm in Corn, Western Bean Cutworm, European Corn Borer, Banks Grass Mite in Corn, Sunflower Stem Weevil, Sunflower Head Moth, Army Cutworm and Russian Wheat Aphid
Cow/Calf, Yearling and Backgrounding
Crop Pathology and Weed Management
Crop Cost of Production
Evaluation of fungicides and bactericides in dry beans
Weed management in sunflower
Weed management in dry beans
Irrigated corn, wheat, pinto beans, potatoes, alfalfa, sugar beets, sunflowers
Dryland corn, wheat, sunflowers, millet
Additional information on an annual basis may include research results from current projects important to producers in the Golden Plains Area and all of northeast Colorado.
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