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Alabama Cotton: Still Time to Re-Plant

🕔May 23, 2017Some Areas of Central Alabama experienced extremely heavy rainfall, as seen in the graphic below, over this past Saturday night (May 20-21) and heavy rain is forecasted for the next
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California Walnuts: Pruning Trial Field Day, Merced, May 31

🕔May 25, 2017A study evaluating central leader training, minimal pruning of walnuts in comparison to traditionally trained walnuts has been ongoing within Merced County for the past six years. Observations of the six
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Florida Drought: Aquifers Need Recharging – Extension Tips for Conservation

🕔May 23, 2017Concern is growing among state residents as Florida experiences the worst drought in the country, according the U.S. Drought Monitor. Sixty-six percent of the state is now in a drought,
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Peanuts: When Does It Actually Pay To Replant? – Audio

🕔May 25, 2017At what point does it pay to replant peanuts. Just as important, how long can you wait to actually make that decision. Listen to comments from Andrew Sawyer, Extension Agent inThomas County,
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Illinois

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Illinois Corn: Still Too Early to Say Much About Yields

🕔May 24, 2017Planting conditions in Illinois have been less than ideal in 2017. Rains have delayed planting in some areas. Cool and wet weather has led to emergence problems and hard-to-make replant
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Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana Corn: Emergence Assessment in Crusted Soils – Video

🕔May 25, 2017The recent spate of rainy weather and chilly temperatures does not bode well for some corn fields planted prior to the onset of the nasty weather. Problems with germination, emergence, or
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Iowa

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Iowa: Crops Emerging, but Wet Conditions Hold Up Finishing #Plant17

🕔May 23, 2017Currently 92% of Iowa’s corn crop has been planted and 62% of the soybean crop according to Monday’s USDA Crop Progress Report. However, the wet weather across the state has put #Plant17 and other
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Cotton: An Active Plant Bug Year In Midsouth? – AgFax

🕔May 25, 2017Cotton has started squaring more noticeably in some of the earliest fields. A few preventive plant bug sprays are being considered. Plant bug numbers already are high in some wild
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas Net Farm Income Rebounds, but Ag Economy Continues to Slump

🕔May 24, 2017Kansas average net farm income rebounded somewhat last year to $43,161 from a dismal stretch the previous year when income fell to $6,744 – the lowest in 30 years. The
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Louisiana: Northeast Research Station Field Day, St. Jospeh, June 20

🕔May 25, 2017The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station will showcase research and demonstration plots at a pest management and crop production field day on June 20 in St. Joseph. Registration opens at
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Michigan

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Michigan Soybeans: Thin Stands Can Produce Surprisingly High Yields

🕔May 25, 2017Soybean emergence and final plant stands can be reduced by a number of factors, including: Rainfall occurring within 24 hours after planting Soil crusting Insects Diseases Poor seed-to-soil contact Planting
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Minnesota Soybeans: Residual Herbicides for Late-Planted, Emerged Fields

🕔May 24, 2017Application of a residual herbicide prior to planting or emergence of the crop is an effective and highly recommended weed management strategy and also a key tool in managing herbicide
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi Corn: Are you Behind on your ‘Tassel Shot’ Application?

🕔May 24, 2017The Mississippi corn crop is generally on pace to tassel earlier than normal this year, as early-planting and warm temperatures have promoted quick development.
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Missouri

Missouri

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Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

🕔May 23, 2017Armyworm feeding has been reported in wheat in Central Missouri as well as some severe feeding in some grass pastures in Western and NW Missouri. Here are some facts for
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Nebraska

Nebraska

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I.D. Weed Seedlings: Common Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth Differences

🕔May 23, 2017Growers should be on the lookout for common waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, which typically start emerging in the first or second week of May in Nebraska and continue emerging up
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  • Tennessee Soybeans, Cotton: Late Horseweed Infestation Very Heavy in Some Fields

    In a March blog I noted the lack of horseweed (marestail) in many fields but thought an April germination event of this weed could come late to the party and pose a problem.  On occasion I make a good guess, as that has clearly been the case.  The warm and wet April and May have The post Tennessee Soybeans, Cotton: Late Horseweed Infestation Very Heavy in Some Fields appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Minnesota Soybeans: Residual Herbicides for Late-Planted, Emerged Fields

    Application of a residual herbicide prior to planting or emergence of the crop is an effective and highly recommended weed management strategy and also a key tool in managing herbicide resistance. Soil-applied residual herbicides are especially important to address tall waterhemp. Tall waterhemp has an emergence period of long duration into the summer and some The post Minnesota Soybeans: Residual Herbicides for Late-Planted, Emerged Fields appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Tennessee Weeds: Reports of Poor Palmer Amaranth Control with Dicamba

    The worst kept secret in West Tennessee has been the reports of poor Palmer amaranth control with Engenia in a field in Fayette County. This was one of the first if not “the” first Engenia sprayed POST to soybeans in the state so there was a lot of interest.  Unfortunately, the Palmer control was sketchy The post Tennessee Weeds: Reports of Poor Palmer Amaranth Control with Dicamba appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Sweet Potatoes: Alert Issued on Emergent Nematode

🕔May 24, 2017This month Dr. Weimin Ye, nematode assay section chief at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) issued an alert warning sweetpotato growers about an emergent nematode that could
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North Dakota

North Dakota

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North Dakota Farm Performance Rebounds in 2016

🕔May 23, 2017North Dakota’s farm financial performance exceeded expectations in 2016. The average net farm income of 531 farms in the North Dakota Farm Business Management Program rebounded to $126,752 in 2016,
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Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio: Small Grains Field Day, Wooster, June 13

🕔May 23, 2017The OARDC Schaffter Farm located at 3240 Oil City Rd., Wooster, will be the host location for the 2017 Small Grains Field Day scheduled for Tuesday, June 13.  Registration is
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South Carolina

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South Carolina: Pee Dee Winter Crops Ready to Harvest

🕔May 24, 2017We’re in our third straight day of rainy weather now.  While its holding us up from getting in the fields, the forecast shows the weather drying up towards the end
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South Dakota

South Dakota

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South Dakota Wheat: The Fusarium Head Blight Prediction System Is Active

🕔May 24, 2017Winter wheat is starting to head. It is important to monitor weather conditions from when wheat is heading until flowering to decide the need for fungicide application to manage Fusarium
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Texas

Texas

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Texas Cotton, Sorghum: Abundant Cotton Aphids, Sugarcane Aphids Not So Much

🕔May 25, 2017Cotton Cotton ranges from 1 to 5 true leaves. A lot of the cotton was sprayed for thrips last week, but sprays only give you about five days of protection.
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Tobacco: Reports from the Fields

🕔May 22, 2017Comments on the progress of the tobacco crops in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Kentucky.
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