Alabama

Alabama

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Alabama Cotton: June Is ‘Sidedress’ Time

🕔Jun 22, 2017Farmers are just wrapping up the Cotton planting season for the 2017 crop. There really isn’t any time to sit back and get much rest because the next chapter in
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Arizona

Arkansas

Arkansas

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Arkansas Rice: Continued Wet, Overcast Conditions; Welcome to Weed Season

🕔Jun 23, 2017Crop Progress “I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain.”  There are hotter topics in “other” crops this week than what’s going on with rice, but we’ll stay on topic here. 
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California

California

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California Rice: 3 Steps for Managing Early Seeding Weeds

🕔Jun 23, 2017I went out on a few farm calls in the past week, and have noticed a trend. Due to the unusually wet weather this spring, some of the weeds are
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Colorado

Delaware

Florida

Florida

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Florida Peanuts: Is Rain Keeping You from Applying Gypsum?

🕔Jun 23, 2017Area farmers have had numerous challenges to deal with already in this growing season.  With so much rain over the past two weeks, many farmers have had their production schedule
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Cotton: Be on Look for Target Spot, Bacterial Blight

🕔Jun 23, 2017In addition to root-knot nematodes and target spot disease, Georgia cotton farmers should be prepared to fight bacterial blight, said University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait. Kemerait
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois: Northwestern Ag Research Center Field Day, Monmouth, July 26

🕔Jun 23, 2017The program is set for the 36th annual University of Illinois’ Northwestern Agricultural Research Center Field Day. The program will begin at 8 am on Wednesday, July 26. Topics and speakers
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Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Postemergence Herbicide Considerations

🕔Jun 23, 2017Rain and storms have kept many Indiana farmers and custom applicators out of the field and likely delayed postemergence herbicide applications. As some fields begin to dry out enough to
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Iowa

Iowa

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Iowa: Is Palmer Pigweed Spread in a ‘Lag Phase’?

🕔Jun 23, 2017The introduction and spread of Palmer amaranth in Iowa undoubtedly will have a significant impact on crop production and weed management in the future.  However, since the first infestations were
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AgFax Weekend: AR Dicamba Ban; Agrisure Corn Suit – $217.7Mln

🕔Jun 23, 2017This week’s AgFax Weekend – AR Dicamba Ban; Agrisure Corn Suit – $217.7Mln; Ag Bankers Nervous ; and more.
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Kansas

Kansas

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Syngenta Agrisure Suit – Kansas Jury Awards $217.7Mln to Corn Producers

🕔Jun 23, 2017A Kansas jury sided with Kansas corn producers in the first of eight certified state class action lawsuits involving corn growers’ claims that Syngenta’s actions with genetically modified corn led to the loss of export
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Kentucky

Kentucky

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Kentucky Corn: Southern Rust – What You Should Know

🕔Jun 21, 2017Southern rust of corn (caused by the fungus, Puccinia polysora) caused yield losses on several acres of corn in Kentucky during 2016, which raised awareness of this disease going into
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Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana Soybeans: Will Beans Flooded By TS Cindy Take A Hit?

🕔Jun 24, 2017This spring, high amounts of rainfall have hindered plant growth and even in some fields reduced plant populations to levels where replanting was necessary. Now, tropical storm Cindy has dumped
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Maryland

Michigan

Michigan

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Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Evaluating Storm-Damaged Crops

🕔Jun 23, 2017Heavy rains, strong winds, hail and even tornadoes leave their mark on fields across the Midwest every year. If your farm is in the path of one of these storms,
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Minnesota

Minnesota

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Minnesota Corn: Supplemental N Worksheet Aids In-Season Management Decisions

🕔Jun 22, 2017Wondering whether you should apply supplemental nitrogen to your corn fields this year? Find your answer with University of Minnesota Extension’s Supplemental Nitrogen Worksheet for Corn. Meant to be used
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi Corn, Soybeans: Navigating Fungicide Active Ingredients

🕔Jun 23, 2017Confusion continues to surround the currently available fungicide formulations as well as the general classes of the active ingredients included in fungicide products.
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Missouri

Nebraska

Nebraska

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Nebraska Soybeans: Know Growth Stage Restrictions Before Using Postemergence Herbicides

🕔Jun 23, 2017Heavy rains and cooler soils in May in many areas of the state delayed soybean planting or the application of preemergence herbicides. Early season weed control is important to avoid
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Nevada

New Mexico

AgFax Weed Solutions

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  • Nebraska: Grower Q&A – Is This Herbicide-Resistant Palmer Amaranth?

    This week several farmers contacted Nebraska Extension Weed Scientist Amit Jhala with questions about the reduced herbicide effectiveness they were seeing in some fields and whether it might be due to a new pesticide resistance. Following is one of the questions and Jhala’s response. Farmer Question: Herbicide Resistance Info I applied .7 oz/acre Cadet plus The post Nebraska: Grower Q&A – Is This Herbicide-Resistant Palmer Amaranth? appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Minnesota Soybeans: How Valuable Are Preemergence Herbicides? – Video

    Earlier this spring we shared a couple videos on the lessons we have learned from corn herbicide research at Rochester, MN. Now we would like to share what we have learned about the value of preemergence herbicides in soybean. See our video Soybean Preemergence Herbicides: Always Have One Down (below). Herbicide Resistance Info We are The post Minnesota Soybeans: How Valuable Are Preemergence Herbicides? – Video appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Minnesota: Suspect Pesticide Drift? What to Do, How to Prevent It

    Unfortunately, pesticide applications can sometimes drift onto neighboring crops and vegetation. Damage can range in severity from brief cosmetic symptoms to the inability to market a crop, severe yield losses and/or plant death. Bee kills can also be an issue where pesticide misuse, misapplication, or drift has occurred. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has The post Minnesota: Suspect Pesticide Drift? What to Do, How to Prevent It appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 Crisis Exemption Approved for Sivanto Prime

🕔Jun 21, 2017As in 2016, Sivanto Prime for control of sugarcane aphid on sweet sorghum has been approved for use in North Carolina during 2017. The label describing the specific use requirements
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Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio: 3 Extension Field Days in July

🕔Jun 20, 2017It has been an interesting spring. Have questions? We may have the answers; we certainly want to have a discussion. Come to one or all three field days in July.
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma

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Oklahoma: Earthquake Activity Linked to Oil, Gas Production

🕔Jun 22, 2017Editor’s Note: For graphs and images see Source Link at bottom of article. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the number of earthquakes east of the Rocky Mountains has
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania: Heavy Spring Storms Can Cause Soil Management Problems

🕔Jun 21, 2017This spring has brought a lot of rain, some of which came down in heavy downpours. The rain is a blessing but can be a curse too. Recharging soil water
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South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina: Cotton Squaring in the Pee Dee

🕔Jun 23, 2017We’ve had plenty of rain and warm weather over the past week and our fields are growing fast.  Some of our older cotton is squaring now. Water availability becomes a
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South Dakota

South Dakota

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South Dakota: Managing New CRP Ground for Weeds

🕔Jun 23, 2017As plans are made to enroll new land into CRP, several things need to be considered to insure a good experience for all parties involved. One question to ask yourself
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee Corn: 4 Considerations Before Spraying a Fungicide

🕔Jun 23, 2017Trying to decide whether or not to spray fungicide on your corn? First, you should scout for diseases and consider your disease risk. Deciding to apply a fungicide to corn
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Texas

Texas

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Texas Rice: Learning More About the Rice Planthopper in Nicaragua

🕔Jun 23, 2017I made a mistake in my last article. I wrote that Entrust has a label to control fall armyworm in organic rice. In fact, Entrust does not have a label
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Soybeans: 6 Considerations for Double-Crop Planting

🕔Jun 23, 2017June is usually the time of the year when full season soybean is kicking into high gear and we begin planting double-crop soybean. And like always, various issues are beginning
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