Alabama: New Ag Book Answers 30-Year-Old Question
For more than 30 years, Auburn Professor Emeritus Dr. Wayne Shell has been haunted by a question. For more than […]
Arizona: Cotton Planting Over Half Finished – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. Field Crops Arizona’s alfalfa condition was rated in very […]
Arkansas: Planting Continues Where Conditions Permit – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas, […]
California: Cotton Planting Nears Completion, Rice Planting Begins – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. WEATHER A high pressure ridge developed over California at […]
Florida: Saturated Fields Halt Planting – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. Weather Summary: According to Florida’s Automated Weather Network (FAWN), […]
March 18, 2014
Planting dates and seeding rates: hitting your goals.
Clearfield stewardship: points to remember.
Seed supply update: limited availability on some choices.
Georgia Pecans: Hedging to Control Tree Size, Improve Scab Control
There is increasing interest in pruning pecans with a large hedging machine (hedging), with indications of positive results.
Illinois: Prospective Plantings – 2014 and Historical Comparisons
In recent years, there have been shifts in corn and soybean acres in Illinois. Between 1998 and 2013, corn acres […]
Indiana: Conditions Ripe for Slug Activity
A wet spring that has delayed fieldwork in Indiana has created conditions ideal for slugs to thrive, a Purdue Extension […]
Iowa: Cool, Wet Weather Continues to Delay Field Work – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. Rain and cool temperatures early in the week ending […]
Kansas: Corn Planting Ahead of Pace – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. For the week ending April 20, 2014, freezing temperatures […]
Kentucky Wheat: 2014 Fungicide Efficacy Table
Each year, the North Central Regional Committee on Management of Small Grain Diseases (NCERA-184) revises and disseminates a fungicide efficacy […]
Louisiana: Field Work in Full Swing – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Louisiana, […]
Mississippi Wheat: Disease Update
Bacterial leaf streak and barley yellow dwarf virus have been reported and observed.
Missouri: Corn Planting Reaches 26%, Rice at 9% – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. Cooler temperatures coupled with frost and freeze warnings were […]
Nebraska: Scout Army Cutworms in Alfalfa, Wheat
Army Cutworm Scouting — Jeff Bradshaw, UNL Extension entomologist, describes how alfalfa and wheat producers can scout their fields for […]
New Mexico: Preparing for Planting on Irrigated Fields – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. NEW MEXICO: Days suitable for fieldwork were 5.5. Topsoil […]
North Carolina Cotton: Timing of 2,4-D and Dicamba Burndown
The weather this spring has not been conducive to getting burndown applications for cotton made in a timely manner. I […]
Ohio: Spring Planting Delays Not Yet a Concern
Despite the wet conditions that have affected many Ohio corn fields so far this season, growers who haven’t started planting […]
Oklahoma: Record Breaking Cold Damages Small Grains – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. Temperatures were cooler than normal last week, ranging from […]
Pennsylvania Wheat: Resistant Head Scab Found in Northeastern U.S.
Colleagues in New York have just documented an isolate of Fusarium graminearum from N.Y. wheat that is highly resistant to […]
South Carolina: Planting Makes Good Progress Before Weekend Rains – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. GENERAL According the National Agriculture Statistics Service’s South Carolina […]
Tennessee: Row Crop Planting Still Off to Rough Start – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. A cold snap seriously damaged and/or killed unprotected, open […]
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Texas Crop Weather: Most Pecans, Peaches Undamaged by the Freeze; Jury Still Out on Wheat
There were varied reports of damage to wheat, forages and fruit and nut crops from the hard freeze on April […]
Virginia: Corn Planting Makes Good Progress – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 20, 2014. Wheat headed is still behind the 5 year average […]
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