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Arkansas Rice: Planting Over 80% Complete; Time for Weird Problems?

🕔Apr 21, 2017Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week. This is near record progress behind only 2012. Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out
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California

California

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California Almonds: Heavy Drop In Places – Good News Or Bad News? – AgFax

🕔Apr 23, 2017A heavy drop has become apparent in certain varieties after stormy weather in the last week.
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Delaware

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Delaware Wheat: Time to Sign Up for Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Updates

🕔Apr 19, 2017Now is the time to ensure that you are signed up for alerts from the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center, and you should be checking the map every 2-3 days
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Florida

Florida

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Florida Weather: Long Dry Spell Punctuated by Heavy Rains

🕔Apr 21, 2017Recent rainfall was very welcome by farmers and ranchers in north central Florida. However, it will do little to make up for the dry conditions experienced from October through March.
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Peanuts: Growers Advised to Closely Monitor Thrips Activity

🕔Apr 21, 2017With thrips activity at a high level, peanut farmers are advised to closely monitor their peanut seedlings as planting season gets underway, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Much Did It Cost to Produce a Crop in 2016?

🕔Apr 21, 2017In 2016, the total of all economic costs per acre for growing corn in Illinois averaged $886 in the northern section, $870 in the central section for farmland with “high”
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Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana: More Armyworm Moths Showing Up

🕔Apr 21, 2017This spring continues to shape up as a year with heavy armyworm pressure. With relatively little corn planted so far this isn’t time to panic – but we typically don’t
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Iowa

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Iowa: Managing Weeds, Insects, and Diseases – Video

🕔Apr 18, 2017Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain. ISU Extension
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California Almonds: Heavy Drop In Places – Good News Or Bad News? – AgFax

🕔Apr 23, 2017A heavy drop has become apparent in certain varieties after stormy weather in the last week.
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Kentucky

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Kentucky: Reducing Pesticide Drift

🕔Apr 19, 2017Drift is the uncontrolled movement of a pesticide away from its target area. Drift can damage susceptible off-target sites (plants, animals, etc.), reduces pest control (which wastes the pesticide and
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Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana Cotton: Thrips Management Options

🕔Apr 20, 2017In Louisiana thrips are considered the number one early season insect pest. Thrips control options are limited to seed treatments, in-furrow applications and foliar sprays.
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Michigan: Reducing Production Costs Without Hurting Crop Yields

🕔Apr 20, 2017Fine-tune your fertilizer/manure program If you think soil testing isn’t that important, think again. A systematic whole-farm soil testing program is the backbone of a good crop nutrient plan. Without
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Minnesota

Minnesota

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Minnesota Wheat: Cutting Production Costs in Hard Red Spring Wheat

🕔Apr 17, 2017This post may be a day late and a dollar short as the drills are already rolling across much of Minnesota.  Nonetheless, I’m going to share some thoughts about how
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi: Pecan Field Day, Raymond, May 11

🕔Apr 20, 2017Growers interested in commercial pecan production are invited to a spring field day May 11 in Raymond. The event will begin at the Mississippi State University Central Mississippi Research and
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  • Tennessee Cotton: Strategey for Residual PRE Control with Caparol Shortage

    There is apparently a shortage of Caparol this spring. A good number of calls have come from farmers and retailers on a Plan B now that they cannot get Caparol. The most common way Caparol has been used is in a tankmix with either 0.75 lbs of Cotoran or in some cases, a half rate The post Tennessee Cotton: Strategey for Residual PRE Control with Caparol Shortage appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Spraying Auxin Herbicides? Your Applicator Hoses May Be Retaining Harmful Residuals

    Cropping systems based on the auxin-containing herbicides dicamba and 2,4-D offer new control options in the battle against glyphosate-resistant broadleaf weeds. According to research published in the journal Weed Science, though, it is important for growers using auxins to take precautions. Residues of the herbicide retained by certain types of applicator hoses can injure sensitive The post Spraying Auxin Herbicides? Your Applicator Hoses May Be Retaining Harmful Residuals appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Iowa: Impact of Rye Cover Crops on Preemergence Herbicide Activity

    A common question regarding cover crops is will cover crops impact the activity of preemergence herbicides. If this was a consistent issue, it would make sense to apply the preemergence herbicide in a separate application from the burndown.  The primary concern is that the preemergence herbicide will be absorbed into the cover crop and not be released into the The post Iowa: Impact of Rye Cover Crops on Preemergence Herbicide Activity appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

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North Carolina Corn: Scouting, Managing Stink Bugs in Seedling Fields

🕔Apr 21, 2017Stink bugs can injure corn during the seedling stage, leading to tillering, stunting, and sometimes plant death. In order to prevent this, you must scout and spray at the correct
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Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio Wheat: Managing Septoria Leaf Blotch, Powdery Mildew

🕔Apr 18, 2017It has been cool, wet, and very humid so far this spring – perfect conditions for early season diseases like Septoria tritici blotch and powdery mildew to develop. Both of
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Cotton: Planting Strategy; Seeding Rate; Root Rot Control

🕔Apr 21, 2017Successful Planting Strategy Next to variety selection, most likely the next very important decision a producer makes is when to plant. The single most important issue to recognize is that
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South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina Wheat: Pee Dee Field Are Flowering

🕔Apr 21, 2017Despite a little cold damage, we have a lot of good looking wheat out there.  A lot of our wheat is in the flowering stage right now. The tillers that
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee: Cotton Insect Scout School, Jackson, May 26

🕔Apr 21, 2017The University of Tennessee Cotton Insect Scout School is scheduled for Friday, May 26 at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center in Jackson.
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Texas

Texas

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Texas LRGV Row Crops: Cotton Squaring; Sugarcane Aphid in the Grain Sorghum

🕔Apr 21, 2017General Situation This week brought about some rain storms and looks like we will continue to receive some chances for rain across the Valley in the next week. Temperatures are
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Wheat: Time to Make Fungicide Decisions for Head Scab

🕔Apr 21, 2017Wheat is beginning to flower throughout Virginia, so it is time to make decisions about fungicide applications for both Fusarium head blight (FHB, also known as scab) and to protect
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