May 29, 2024

by FBN Network

With more fungicide active ingredients coming off patent in the coming years, you’ll soon have even more crop protection products to consider. Typically, patents expire 20 years after patent filing. That opens the door for other manufacturers to produce generic formulations that may be more affordab

May 27, 2024

by Colin Pennington

Once a crop has emerged, there are additional foliar options that can help provide balanced nutrition and limit the impact of abiotic stress. Whether it’s the weather, stress from other pesticides or nutrient deficiencies that just don’t show until later, it’s equally as important to understand what

May 24, 2024

by FBN Network

The number of herbicide-resistant weeds continues to grow every year, putting crop quality and yield at risk. To date, there are more than 270 species of herbicide-resistant weeds around the world that impact a wide variety of crops. To proactively delay resistant weed development, farmers should pr

Because applying plant growth regulators can help diminish reliance on fertilizers and pesticides, they are popular for sustainable agriculture . In this post, we’ll cover: What Are Plant Growth Regulators?, 5 Types of Plant Growth Regulators, Auxins, Cytokinins, Gibberellins, Abscisic Acid, Ethylen

May 16, 2024

by FBN Network

You may have noticed more generic insecticide products available from your retailer in recent years. Crop protection patents typically expire after 20 years, which opens the opportunity to generic alternatives that are usually more affordable. However, the phrase “you get what you pay for” may have

May 07, 2024

by FBN Network

While “bird flu” — highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) type A (H5N1) — has been making headlines recently, the USDA says that pasteurization kills the pathogen. It confirms that dairy products such as milk, cheese, and yogurt are considered safe to consume . At this time, beef cows have not bee

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3 Grass Turnout Best Practices

May 01, 2024

by FBN Network

This spring, it’s important to understand best practices during grass turnout so that you help keep your cattle healthy and promote breeding. Dr. Brian Dorcey, a veterinarian at Southwest Veterinary Services, and Dr. Monty Kerley, founder and lead researcher for Boveta Nutrition, LLC, break grass tu

Apr 12, 2024

by FBN Network

It’s time to dust off those math skills as you plan for spring chemical applications. Start with a few simple calculations to ensure you have enough product in the shed to complete the job. If you do the math now, you’ll only purchase what you need and won’t have to worry about storing and handling

Apr 10, 2024

by FBN Network

As summer approaches, it’s a good time to start thinking about adding fly control solutions to your nutrition program. The newly released FBN® Grass Turnout Guide provides an essential overview to help producers prepare their cattle for grass turnout, including preventing and managing flies. Access