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Arkansas Soybean Cash Markets Continue to Slide

🕔May 25, 2015The 2014 Arkansas Cash Soybean market moved one cent higher over the weekend break to a Monday opening statewide average of $9.64. New crop price then had a steady daily
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California

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Almonds – Rains Cause Some Interesting Problems – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2015Saturated soils trigger zinc deficiency symptoms. Some odd speckling also may be related to rainfall. Don’t panic. It’s not shot hole.
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Delaware Wheat: Avoid Irrigation During Flowering

🕔May 19, 2015Rain early in the week caused a slight elevation in scab risk for flowering wheat. I expect most of the remaining wheat in Delaware will be flowering next week. Even
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Florida Corn: Irrigation Systems Running Hard to Keep Up

🕔May 22, 2015April and May are traditionally dry periods for farming in North Florida. Unfortunately, this coincides with rapidly increasing water requirements by the crops we grow. Corn is particularly challenging this
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Almonds – Rains Cause Some Interesting Problems – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2015Saturated soils trigger zinc deficiency symptoms. Some odd speckling also may be related to rainfall. Don’t panic. It’s not shot hole.
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Illinois: Black Cutworm Damage Spotted in North

🕔May 22, 2015Just recently (May 20), James Kennedy, Advanced Crop Care, Inc., found black cutworms were at work in northern Illinois as well. He found three fields that were infested with cutworms
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Indiana

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Midwest Soybeans: ILeVO Seed Treatment and Pre-Emergence Herbicides

🕔May 22, 2015Farmers who were lucky enough to plant soybeans and spray pre-emergence herbicides in between rain events may now be seeing discolored or injured seedlings. Reports of fields with these issues
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Iowa

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Midwest Soybeans: ILeVO Seed Treatment and Pre-Emergence Herbicides

🕔May 22, 2015Farmers who were lucky enough to plant soybeans and spray pre-emergence herbicides in between rain events may now be seeing discolored or injured seedlings. Reports of fields with these issues
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Kansas: Most Planting Still Behind Last Year – USDA

🕔May 18, 2015For the week ending May 17, 2015, precipitation was received statewide, with average rainfall near one inch, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Some areas received up to
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Louisiana: LSU Begins Field Evaluation of 15 Olive Varieties

🕔May 22, 2015The past 10 years have seen increased interest in growing olive trees in the southeastern United States. In Louisiana, a number of individuals and businesses have planted a few olive
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Mississippi

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Mississippi: Reminder – Scout Schools Start This Week

🕔May 25, 2015MSU will be hosting 5 scout schools this year, including insects, disease, fertility, weed identification, and herbicide systems.
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Nebraska Corn: Replant Options – 4 Tips to Consider

🕔May 22, 2015Heavy May rains saturated soils, resulting in ponding across south central and eastern Nebraska. Eighty-five percent of Nebraska’s corn was planted as of Sunday, May 17 (USDA NASS). On May 3, just 57%
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North Carolina Cotton: Time to Scout for Thrips

🕔May 22, 2015The 2015 crop is generally off to a very good start. So far, we have had excellent planting weather for most parts of the cotton belt. Warm temperatures have resulted
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Ohio Wheat: Southwest Growers at Risk for Scab

🕔May 21, 2015Southwest Ohio wheat growers with early flowering fields planted with highly scab-susceptible varieties are at moderate risk for Fusarium head blight development this week, said a wheat expert from the
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South Carolina: No Pest Blowups But Enough Activity To Scout

🕔May 22, 2015We still have soybeans in the bag, but some are coming up and look pretty good, except for dry soil and deer. I cannot help with the four-legged animals, but
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South Dakota

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South Dakota Corn: Disease or Injury? How to Tell the Difference

🕔May 22, 2015Some parts of the state have had freezing conditions, high winds, and blasting snow. These conditions may have caused injury to crops. How do you tell diseases caused by living
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee: Fomesafen Carryover Injury Popping Up

🕔May 21, 2015As expected carryover injury from fomesafen (Flexstar, Prefix, Reflex, Intimidator, Marvel, Dawn, Rhythm, etc.) is starting to show in some fields.  The reason it is showing now is due to
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Texas

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Texas Grain Sorghum: Rain, Beneficials Working Over Sugarcane Aphids In LRGV

🕔May 23, 2015This week and last week I received reports of some fields being sprayed with high sugarcane aphid (SCA) populations, mainly in the eastern Cameron reaching all the way north to
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