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Alabama Field Reports: Spotty, Scattered Showers Have Most Crops Looking Good

🕔Jul 25, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 23, 2017. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County Good week for fieldwork with only a few scattered showers in the area.
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Arkansas

Arkansas

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Arkansas Field Reports: Most Field Being Irrigated, Rice Growers Focus on Disease

🕔Jul 25, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Branon Thiesse, Craighead County “Irrigation continued on all crops. Rice was being
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California

California

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California Rice: Using Pendimethalin in Dry-Seeded Fields

🕔Jul 25, 2017As many of you are aware, many of our grass species in California rice are resistant to multiple herbicides. Late watergrass aka “mimic”, early watergrass. and barnyardgrass are among some of
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Colorado

Delaware

Florida

Florida

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Florida: Soybean Rust Detected in Jackson County

🕔Jul 21, 2017Soybean rust was confirmed in early-planted soybean sentinel plots on June 26, 2017 at the UF/IFAS Extension Office in Marianna Florida. Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent cooperating with Ian
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia: Estimating 2016 ARC, PLC Payments For Covered Commodities

🕔Jul 26, 2017A PLC payment is issued when the MYA Price is less than the PLC Reference Price. Estimates of the MYA Price are available during the crop marketing year and, while
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois: 2018 Crop Budgets – More of the Same

🕔Jul 26, 2017Crop budgets for 2018 now are available on farmdoc. In addition, 2017 crop budgets have been revised and 2016 returns and costs have been updated. Overall, 2018 budgets suggest more
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Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana: Purdue Pesticide Programs Reorganization Will Focus on Enhanced Outreach

🕔Jul 26, 2017A reorganization of the Purdue Pesticide Programs (PPP) will enhance outreach to producers, applicators, agribusiness professionals and the general public with a renewed emphasis on educational programming, according to program
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Iowa

Iowa

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Iowa: Palmer Pigweed – Now’s a Good Time to Scout

🕔Jul 26, 2017As of February 2017, Palmer amaranth had been found in 49 of Iowa’s 99 counties.  A native of the American southwest, Palmer amaranth is more competitive than common waterhemp, a pigweed
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Cotton – Southwest: 4-Bale Possibilities: Dicamba Injury in KS, OK – AgFax

🕔Jul 26, 2017Three to 4 bales are in the forecast for parts of the Coastal Bend despite the multiple treatments needed to battle bollworms. Northern Panhandle fields are also primed for good yields
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas: Regional Farm Succession Planning Seminar, Lincoln, Aug. 22

🕔Jul 24, 2017The day sons or daughters announce they’d like to take over the family farm or ranch can be a proud one, but it can also be very stressful with communication
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Kentucky

Kentucky

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Kentucky Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed in 5 Counties

🕔Jul 21, 2017Southern rust of corn, caused by the fungus Puccinia polysora, was confirmed by the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (PDDL) this week on samples from Caldwell County and
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Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana Field Reports: Early Corn Harvest Begins, Rains Continue to Slow Field Work

🕔Jul 25, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Untimely rains continued to slow all fieldwork
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Maryland

Michigan

Minnesota

Minnesota

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Minnesota: Dicamba Drift – What Can Be Done, Now and Going Forward?

🕔Jul 26, 2017Dicamba injury to non-target soybeans has been widely reported in south central and southwest Minnesota. Symptoms range from cupping and strapping of newly emerged leaves to height reduction and injury
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi Soybeans: Target Spot – What Varieties Are Susceptible?

🕔Jul 25, 2017Target spot is one of the most common soybean diseases on an annual basis. However, given a conducive environment that generally consists of extended periods of wet, warm weather and
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Missouri

Nebraska

Nebraska

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Nebraska: UNL Researchers Work to Get More Oil, Less Starch from the Crop

🕔Jul 24, 2017As members of a new federally funded bioenergy research center, two Nebraska plant scientists plan to spend the next five years working to expand the oil-producing capability of the sorghum
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Nevada

New Mexico

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  • Iowa: Palmer Pigweed – Now’s a Good Time to Scout

    As of February 2017, Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) had been found in 49 of Iowa’s 99 counties.  A native of the American southwest, Palmer amaranth is more competitive than common waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus), a pigweed native to Iowa.  These two species are two of the most troublesome for corn and soybean farmers.  Both species are The post Iowa: Palmer Pigweed – Now’s a Good Time to Scout appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Tennessee Soybeans: Weed Control Options in Double-Cropped Fields – Video

    Recommendations on what to spray and, perhaps more importantly, what not to spray in late-planted soybeans from Dr. Larry Steckel and Drake Copeland. The post Tennessee Soybeans: Weed Control Options in Double-Cropped Fields – Video appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • California Rice: Using Pendimethalin in Dry-Seeded Fields

    As many of you are aware, many of our grass species in California rice are resistant to multiple herbicides. Late watergrass aka “mimic” (Echinochloa phyllopogon), early watergrass (E. oryzoides) and barnyardgrass (E. crus-galli) are among some of our most competitive weed species, causing large yield reductions when uncontrolled. Herbicide Resistance Info One of the last remaining The post California Rice: Using Pendimethalin in Dry-Seeded Fields appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Cotton: Manage Bollworm 1st, But Don’t Forget Stink, Plant Bugs

🕔Jul 26, 2017As predicted, our first bollworm flight into cotton has been early and heavy. While our recommendation still stands to be prepared to use insecticides for bollworm overtop Bt cotton (click
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Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio: Farm Chemical and Pesticide Collection Dates in Aug.

🕔Jul 26, 2017Do you have pesticides sitting in storage that you do not intend to use? The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring three Clean Sweep Pesticide collections for farmers wishing
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Oklahoma

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania Corn: Be on Lookout for Western Bean Cutworm

🕔Jul 26, 2017For about six years straight, Penn State Extension and the Department of Entomology trapped for western bean cutworm to try to understand the population dynamics of this species, which we
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South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Approaches, Good Yield Potential

🕔Jul 25, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 23, 2017. County Comments Charles Davis, Calhoun County Afternoon thunderstorms continued during the week, giving relief in most areas of the
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South Dakota

South Dakota

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South Dakota Soybeans: Dry Conditions May Mean More Soybean Cyst Nematodes

🕔Jul 18, 2017Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) in S.D. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, most of the soybean growing area in South Dakota is currently under abnormally dry or moderate drought conditions
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee Soybeans: Weed Control Options in Double-Cropped Fields – Video

🕔Jul 26, 2017Recommendations on what to spray and, perhaps more importantly, what not to spray in late-planted soybeans from Dr. Larry Steckel and Drake Copeland.
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Texas

Texas

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Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Found in Hale County

🕔Jul 26, 2017Greg Cronholm, Independent Crop Consultant and retired Extension IPM Agent, just called to report finding sugarcane aphid in Hale County about 3 miles from Plainview. Most were small colonies but
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Field Reports: Mostly Hot and Dry, Corn Pollination Likely Affected

🕔Jul 25, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 23, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other
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Tobacco: USDA Projects Flue-Cured Down 4%, Burley and Dark Up

🕔Jul 24, 2017USDA’s first survey of this year’s crop showed a small decrease in flue-cured plantings, a small increase in burley plantings and a substantial increase in dark plantings, no doubt to
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