Alabama: Crops Hold Steady with Welcome Showers – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 20, 2014. According to the National Agriculture Statistics Service’s Alabama Field […]
Arizona: Cotton Squaring Almost Complete, Great Condition – USDA
Cotton squaring is 90 percent complete compared to 91 percent last year and 88 percent for the 5-year average, with […]
Arkansas Rice: Conditions Favorable for Blast Epidemic
The weather this season is favorable to cause a blast epidemic. Get ahead of the disease! Rice blast pathogen spores […]
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California Cotton: Flea Beetle Numbers on Rise
There have been numerous reports of pale striped flea beetle in cotton around the Five Points area of Fresno County. […]
Colorado: Cooler Weather Slows Crop Development – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 20, 2014. Agricultural Summary: Last week was characterized by below normal […]
Delaware Corn: Economics of Fungicides – When Is an Application Profitable?
Over the course of the week many people have asked if fungicides will be profitable in the 2014 corn crop. […]
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Florida: Peanuts Strip-Tilled into Bahiagrass – Video
Many growers have indicated labor and expense of preparing grass fields for row crop planting is a barrier to rotation of […]
Georgia Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bug Numbers Higher Than Normal
Unlike cotton production areas in the Mid-South, tarnished plant bug is an uncommon and sporadic pest of Georgia cotton. However, […]
Illinois Corn: A Good Crop is Taking Shape
The “walls” of dark green corn as the crop begins its push to fill grain and make yield is always […]
Indiana Corn: How Will Cool Temps Affect Crop? Too Soon to Tell
Global warming aside, much of Indiana has experienced a cool summer to date (Fig. 1). As Yogi Berra once said, […]
Iowa Corn: Online Nitrogen Rate Calculator Updated
The Iowa N response database in the Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator was recently updated, with response trials added from 2013 […]
Kansas: Little Rain, Good Conditions for Corn and Soybeans – USDA
For the week ending July 20, 2014, temperatures ranged from 6 to 15 degrees below normal while portions of western […]
Kentucky Soybeans: Roundup Ready Xtend Field Day Proves Informative
Although Roundup Ready Xtend will not be launched in 2015, Monsanto is doing an excellent job of educating retailers and […]
Louisiana: Sodium Nitrite Explored for Wild Hog Control
LSU AgCenter researchers are beginning to look at baits containing sodium nitrite as a way to control the wild hog […]
Michigan: Soybean Damage From Rain, Corn Tasseling – USDA
There were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork in Michigan during the week ending July 20, according to the USDA, NASS, […]
Minnesota: Crop Development Continues to Lag – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 20, 2014. Little to no rain fell in Minnesota during the […]
Mississippi Rice: Leaf Blast Confirmed in State
In the fields were blast has been confirmed in the Delta, common to all were cultivation of a susceptible variety, […]
Missouri Soybeans: Understanding Sudden Death Syndrome
Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) is caused by the soil borne fungus Fusarium solani. Soil borne pathogens enter into host plants […]
Nebraska: Corn Starting to Silk, Soybeans Blooming – USDA
For the week ending July 20, 2014, the State saw unseasonably cool temperatures and only isolated rainfall according to USDA’s […]
New Mexico: Fair Amount of Rain Improves Cotton – USDA
New Mexico: Days suitable for fieldwork were 5.2. Topsoil moisture was 39% very short, 25% short and 36% adequate. Subsoil […]
New York: Crops in Good Condition, Wheat Harvest at 25% – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 20, 2014. New York had an average of 5 days suitable […]
North Carolina Cotton: Scouting for Boll Injury from Stink Bugs
Higher injury numbers have been found in cotton that’s in the first full week of bloom.
North Dakota: Winter Wheat Turning Color, Crops In Good Shape – USDA
For the week ending July 20, 2014, despite hot conditions over the weekend, average temperatures were cooler than normal across […]
Ohio Soybeans: Notes on Frogeye Leaf Spot
Following the field day at western last week, I received some excellent questions about the pathogen that causes frogeye leaf […]
Oklahoma: Heavy Rains Benefitted Most Row Crops – USDA
Heavy rain totals received over the past week have benefitted most row crops, but progress continued to lag behind the […]
Pennsylvania: Palmer Amaranth, Waterhemp Reports Growing
Over the last two weeks, we have heard about at least four new reports of either Palmer amaranth or its […]
South Carolina: Rains Benefit Crops but Some Areas Still Stressed – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 20, 2014. GENERAL According to the National Agriculture Statistics Service South […]
South Dakota: Wheat Harvest Begins Behind Schedule – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 20, 2014. For the week ending July 20, 2014, very little […]
Tennessee: Milan No-Till Field Day Comes July 24
Tours will cover topics as diverse as row crop sustainability, beef cattle production, natural resource management, unmanned aerial systems and […]
Texas Sorghum: All Fields Susceptible to Sugarcane Aphids
Grain fields continue to be harvested and yields have vary as widely as the rainfall from less than 3000 lbs/A […]
Virginia Cotton: Time to be Concerned about Stink Bugs
Pretty intensive scouting is indicating a building insect concern in Virginia. Overall, the only fields that I have found at […]
Wisconsin: Cool, Dry Weather Helps Field Work, Delays Crop Development – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 20, 2014. Fieldwork charged ahead this week as cool, dry, and […]
Tobacco: How Much Flue-Cured Is Really Out There?
All indications are that we will have a big flue-cured crop. The NASS thinks it is going to be really big.
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