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Alabama

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Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Winding Down, Mostly Good Yields

🕔Sep 19, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County  The rain received from Hurricane Irma stopped harvesting activities earlier in the week,
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Arkansas

Arkansas

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Arkansas Field Reports: Rice, Soybean Harvests Pick Up Steam

🕔Sep 19, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County  “Hay harvest continued last week. A few
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California

California

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California Almonds: Postharvest Management – Nitrogen Considerations

🕔Sep 20, 2017Applications of nitrogen in the postharvest period have been promoted as a good farming practice. Trees utilize nitrogen at this time to rebuild nitrogen stores and provide nutrients for bud
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Colorado

Delaware

Florida

Florida

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Florida Citrus: Hurricane Irma Left Little Untouched in Southwest Florida – Video

🕔Sep 15, 2017This week’s featured video was a CBS News report on the damage from Hurricane Irma to Citrus in Southwest Florida. The story features Paul Meador, Citrus Grower and Gene McAvoy, UF/IFAS Regional
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Pecans Take Brunt of Irma Damage

🕔Sep 19, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Nathan Eason, White County  Hurricane Irma brought down lots of trees on pasture fences. Poultry houses fared
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois: Farm Income Trends Vary with Crop or Livestock Choice

🕔Sep 19, 2017Farm incomes can and do very greatly from year to year. As well, farm incomes vary by type of farm. This article will review trends in size, income for a
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Indiana

Iowa

Iowa

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Iowa Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Were Available to Spray in 2017?

🕔Sep 19, 2017My colleagues at Purdue recently compiled weather data to determine how many hours would be available to apply the new dicamba products (e.g. Xtendimax with VaporGrip Technology, FeXapan with VaporGrip
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AgFax Weekend: WASDE Jolts Market; Crop Insurance No Help; Ark. Steps Up on Dicamba

🕔Sep 15, 2017This week in AgFax Weekend: WASDE Jolts Market; When Crop Insurance No Help; Ark. Committee Meets Dicamba Issues Head On
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas Farmland Values Continue to Slide

🕔Sep 19, 2017Kansas farmland values have dropped an average of 11 percent over the past two years, pulled down by lower grain and livestock prices and a dramatic drop in farm and
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Kentucky

Kentucky

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Kentucky: Soybean Stem Borer May Cause Problems During Harvest, Reduce Yields

🕔Sep 20, 2017Biology & Phenology of Dectes Stem Borer in Kentucky The adult Dectes stem borer, Dectes texanus texanus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), is a long horned beetle approximately 3/8 inch long and gray in color.
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Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Takes Off in Drier Weather

🕔Sep 19, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish  “A week of very good harvesting weather
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Maryland

Michigan

Michigan

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Michigan: Herbicide-Resistance – Reduce Spread of Weed Seed During Harvest, Tillage Operations

🕔Sep 14, 2017Herbicide-resistant weeds such as Palmer amaranth, waterhemp and horseweed (marestail) are spreading across Michigan, increasing weed control costs and yield losses in soybeans. Because of this, producers need to take
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Minnesota

Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Harvest Wrapping Up, Most Cotton a Few Weeks Off

🕔Sep 19, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Stephen “Steve” R. Winters, Grenada County “Corn harvest is turning out well
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Missouri

Nebraska

Nebraska

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Nebraska Cash Rent: Who’s Paying How Much?

🕔Sep 18, 2017This week the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released its county level statistics on cash rental rates for irrigated and non-irrigated cropland and pastureland.  Available in table and map form
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Nevada

New Mexico

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  • Herbicide-Resistant Kochia: Research Indicates the Importance of Early Season Control

    Researchers writing in the latest edition of the journal Weed Science are providing new insights into the control of herbicide-resistant kochia, a weed that competes with both dryland and irrigated crops across the Great Plains states. Kochia typically begins to emerge in late February or early March before other summer annual weed species. It then The post Herbicide-Resistant Kochia: Research Indicates the Importance of Early Season Control appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

    There is obviously a lot going on with the dicamba issue, resulting in uncertainty as to where exactly we are headed with regard to future labels, restrictions, and stewardship. However, we are fairly confident that the label for early-season use of dicamba in preplant/premeergence burndown programs will be preserved into next year at least (“dicamba” The post Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields? appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Pennsylvania: Weed Control After Silage Harvest or in Fallow Settings

    Now is the time of year we start to get questions about the possibility of controlling weeds after silage harvest. The answer depends on what kind of weeds are being targeted. If annuals are the target, the primary goal right now would be to prevent seed production. However, not all annuals set seed during the The post Pennsylvania: Weed Control After Silage Harvest or in Fallow Settings appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Moves Ahead, Early Soybean Harvest Begins

🕔Sep 19, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. Extension Comments Dwayne Tate – Agronomist Region 12 Hurricane Irma dumped 3-5 inches of rain across region. Total crop
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Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

🕔Sep 19, 2017As we move into the fall herbicide application season, one question coming up is whether a spring dicamba burndown treatment is good enough on overwintered marestail plants to eliminate the
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Wheat: Germination and Emergence in Hot Soils

🕔Sep 15, 2017Soil temperatures in Oklahoma can be hot when planting in late August to early September for for forage-only or dual-purpose wheat (Figure 1). Seed that was planted into soils with
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania: Weed Control After Silage Harvest or in Fallow Settings

🕔Sep 18, 2017Control of weeds after silage harvest is possible but it depends on the weed species, timing, and condition after harvest.
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South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Nears Completion, Some Wind Damage to Cotton

🕔Sep 19, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County  Horry County received a couple inches of rain and had minimal crop damage
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee Field Reports: Weather Slows Burley Tobacco Harvest

🕔Sep 19, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Agent Comments Jake Mallard, Madison County Corn harvest has progressed well. Having trouble with some fields drying down
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Texas

Texas

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Texas Field Reports: Sugarcane Aphids Not a Major Problem for Prepared Sorghum Producers

🕔Sep 19, 2017Most sorghum producers around the state experienced lower sugarcane aphid populations than the previous two years, with some help from nature, growing conditions, technology and adequate preparation, according to Texas
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Field Reports: Good Week for Corn Harvest

🕔Sep 19, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other
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Tobacco: Will the Burley Crop Make It Into the Barn Before Frost?

🕔Sep 14, 2017An early frost in Kentucky could find much of the burley crop unharvested, says. grower-warehouseman Jerry Rankin of Danville, Ky. He has looked around at the progress of harvest and added
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