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Arkansas Rice: Planting Surges Ahead of 5-Year Average; Growers Hope to Avoid Rainfall Woes

🕔Apr 28, 2017Even in the best of years, the need for “just enough, not too much” rainfall is a tough tightrope to walk for row crop farmers throughout Arkansas and beyond. But
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California

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California Rice: Butte Registration Approved for 2017 Season

🕔Apr 26, 2017BUTTE, a rice herbicide, has received federal registration in the USA and will be available to California rice growers for the upcoming 2017 season.
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Florida: 5 Considerations for Preemergence Herbicide Applications

🕔Apr 28, 2017Preemergence herbicides are a powerful way to prevent weed infestations before they start. To improve their reliability, preemergence herbicides should be incorporated, so here are a few items that should
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – Mike Newberry – Video

🕔Apr 28, 2017Through the Eyes of a Farmer series visits with Mike Newberry, farmer from Arlington, Georgia. Newberry is a fourth-generation farmer on Hillside Farms. He farms with his father, Ike, and
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois Planting: Dealing with Cool and Wet Conditions

🕔Apr 28, 2017April has been a little warmer and drier than average so far this year, which has allowed a good start to corn planting and some progress in soybean planting. This
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Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana Wheat: Managing Fusarium Head Blight (Scab)

🕔Apr 27, 2017Wheat growth stages vary greatly across the state, but as wheat is flowering in southern Indiana, or approaching flowering, it is important to consider the risk for Fusarium head blight
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AgFax Weekend: Harvest Record Breaker; Wild Hog Bait Withdrawn

🕔Apr 28, 2017In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Harvest Record Breaker; Wild Hog Bait Withdrawn; Cargill Says Goodbye to Feedlots; and more.
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas: Wheat Cover Crop Field Day, Brownell, May 19

🕔Apr 25, 2017Kansas State University will host a Cover Crop Field Day on Friday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m. at the K-State HB Ranch in southeast Trego County. The ranch is at
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Kentucky

Kentucky

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Kentucky Small Grains, Corn: Scout Your Fields for True Armyworms

🕔Apr 26, 2017During the week of April 15 to 21, 2017, there were 301 (Princeton) and 4 (Lexington) captures of true armyworm (Mythimna unipuncta) moths in pheromone-based traps in those locations. For
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Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather

🕔Apr 25, 2017Poor prices, weather and diseases have caused Louisiana wheat production to drop to 16,000 acres, LSU AgCenter experts said at a field day held April 19 at the Macon Ridge
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Michigan Wheat: Timing Is Everything When Controlling Weeds

🕔Apr 27, 2017In winter wheat fields where herbicide applications have not been made, it is important to understand what the cutoff application stages are for the different herbicides.
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Minnesota

Minnesota

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Minnesota: It’s Not All About Herbicides – 3 Key Tactics for Managing Weeds

🕔Apr 26, 2017Weed management tools can be divided into three main categories: mechanical, cultural, and chemical. Historically in conventional systems, chemical control options, or herbicides, have been relied on heavily.
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi Peanuts: Strong Market Supports Acreage Uptick

🕔Apr 28, 2017Many Mississippi peanut growers are just now planting this year’s crop, but their acreage will likely be increased over the amount cultivated in recent years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Missouri

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Missouri Row Crop Farmer Has 4 Decades of Experience Growing Organic – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2017Charlie Johnson, 59, has been an organic grower for four decades, raising certified organic crops on his 2,500-acre farm near Madison in southeastern South Dakota. It’s a lot of work
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Nebraska

Nebraska

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Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: How Will Cold Snap Affect Planted Crops?

🕔Apr 25, 2017With this week’s forecasted low temperatures projected to dip into the high 30s (°F) with potential rain events, growers have asked if/how germination will be affected for corn and soybean
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  • Texas Cotton: Drift Injury Doesn’t Predict Yield Loss

    Cotton injury from herbicide drift and potential yield loss has been a hot topic recently, both among producers and in the popular press. It is important to note that this is a complex issue and a definite answer to “How much yield will I lose?” is difficult if not impossible to accurately predict. Previous studies The post Texas Cotton: Drift Injury Doesn’t Predict Yield Loss appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Texas Weeds: Have You Noticed Any Flowering Pigweed Recently?

    Palmer amaranth and waterhemp are two pigweed species that have become problematic in row crop production fields in Texas. Palmer amaranth is widespread in the High Plains, Rio Grande Valley, Coastal Bend and Central Texas regions, whereas waterhemp is predominantly found in the Upper Gulf Coast as well as the Blacklands regions. Herbicide resistance in The post Texas Weeds: Have You Noticed Any Flowering Pigweed Recently? appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Florida: 5 Considerations for Preemergence Herbicide Applications

    Preemergence herbicides are a powerful way to prevent weed infestations before they start.  In our current climate of glyphosate and ALS-resistant weeds, a good preemergence program is more valuable than ever.  However, method and timing of application dramatically impact the efficacy of many preemergence herbicides.  To improve their reliability, preemergence herbicides should be incorporated – The post Florida: 5 Considerations for Preemergence Herbicide Applications appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Cotton: Cotoran in Short Supply – What Are Options for Ragweed?

🕔Apr 28, 2017In the past few days, several people have told us that Cotoran is unavailable. Naturally, the conversation turned to alternatives.
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Ohio Corn: Getting Off to a Good Start – Planting Depth Can Make a Difference

🕔Apr 25, 2017Planting depth recommendations for Ohio are 1.5 to 2 inches deep to ensure adequate moisture uptake and seed-soil contact. Deeper planting may be recommended as the season progresses and soils
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Pecans: 4 Steps for Generating a Pecan Nut Casebearer Forecast

🕔Apr 27, 2017I anticipate some early activity with pecan nut casebearer (PNC) for 2017. If you have not ordered your PNC pheromone traps it is time to do so. As a general
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania Soybeans: Manage Horseweed/Marestail Before You Plant

🕔Apr 26, 2017Be sure you are scouting for marestail before you plant your no-till soybeans and using effective herbicides with both burndown and residual control.
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee Corn: Destroying a Poor Stand and Replanting Back to Corn

🕔Apr 27, 2017There are several options to control a thin corn stand and replant back to corn.
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Texas

Texas

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Texas Cotton: Drift Injury Doesn’t Predict Yield Loss

🕔Apr 28, 2017Cotton injury from herbicide drift and potential yield loss has been a hot topic recently, both among producers and in the popular press. It is important to note that this
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Soybeans: Seeding Rates – How Low Can We Go?

🕔Apr 27, 2017t seems that everything that you read about soybean seeding rates is that we are planting too many seed.  In general, I agree – at least for full-season soybean.  We
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Tobacco: Despite Rain, Planting Makes Good Progress

🕔Apr 28, 2017Torrential rains on the night of April 24 and the following morning brought field work to a halt and lead to extensive flooding in most of the flue-cured area of N.C.
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