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Alabama

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Alabama Peanuts: Crop Benefiting from Wet Summer

🕔Aug 18, 2017One year removed from a drought of epic proportions, Alabama peanut farmers are happy with the rainier summer of 2017. Though wet conditions can cause a separate set of issues,
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Arkansas

Arkansas

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Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Encouraging

🕔Aug 18, 2017Where soil conditions are drier in central Arkansas, more early yields are starting to come in. In the southeast where progress should be greater than it is, growers are going
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California

California

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Clean Water Act Still Alive – California Farmer Settles Lawsuit with Corps of Engineers

🕔Aug 18, 2017This week, it was announced that the parties have reached a settlement agreement in the Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps of Engineers.  This case has been a high-profile concern for landowners and
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Colorado

Delaware

Florida

Florida

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Florida Peanuts: Assessing Crop Health with Nodule Analysis

🕔Aug 21, 2017One of the primary benefits of growing legumes like peanut is their ability to convert nitrogen in the atmosphere to a form that is available for use throughout the plant.
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Grapes: Beginning Growers Flock to Vineyard Workshop by the Bunch

🕔Aug 21, 2017For many wine lovers, running a vineyard is the ultimate dream job, but not many are able to make that dream a reality.  At a recent Beginning Grape Growers Conference
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois: Forecast of 2017 Net Income on Grain Farms

🕔Aug 16, 2017Net incomes on Illinois grain farms are forecast for 2017 using recently released yield estimates by U.S.D.A. (see Crop Production and 2017 prices projected by University of Illinois economists during an August 11,
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Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana: Fall Applied Herbicides – Controlling Waterhemp and Other Winter Annuals

🕔Aug 18, 2017One of our biggest weed problems across Indiana every year is control of marestail in soybeans, and 2017 has been no different. Many growers had a lot of trouble controlling
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Iowa

Iowa

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Dicamba Volatility in 2001: Iowa State Researchers Saw the Issue 16 Years Ago

🕔Aug 18, 2017The following article originally appeared on the ISU Weed Science Online website.  Current research is showing that the new formulations of dicamba (Xtendimax with Vapor Grip Technology and Engenia) have not
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AgFax Weekend: USDA Curve Ball; Farm Bill Distractions

🕔Aug 18, 2017In this week’s AgFax Weekend – USDA Curve Ball; Farm Bill Distractions; Dicamba Was Causing Problems 16 Years Ago; and more.
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now

🕔Aug 17, 2017Kansas State University officials are joining in on a group effort to help Kansas farmers stop the spread of a destructive wheat disease that took a strong foothold in the
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Kentucky

Kentucky

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Kentucky Soybeans: Record High Potential Exists for 2017 Production

🕔Aug 15, 2017The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the August Crop Production report today, showing the soybean production is forecast to be 10 percent higher than 2016.
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Louisiana

Louisiana

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Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bug Discussed in Emergency ARK-LA-MS Forum – Video

🕔Aug 18, 2017August has shaped up as an explosive month for a difficult-to-control and highly damaging pest in soybean, prompting organization of the Ark-La-Miss Emergency Forum on Redbanded stink bug, set for
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Maryland

Michigan

Minnesota

Minnesota

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Minnesota: Spring Wheat – A Quick Guide to Profitable Sulfur Fertilization

🕔Aug 17, 2017The major cause of sulfur deficiencies in crops is a lack of mineralized S in the soil. Research and recommendations in Minnesota have shown well-documented yield increases for corn with
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Flint on Crops: Soybeans – Red Banded Stinkbugs Are the Top Issue – Commentary

🕔Aug 21, 2017There have been times through the years when one topic has dominated the discussion among producers, Extension workers, researchers, and industry people. This is one of those times as the
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Missouri

Missouri

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Missouri: Rice Field Day, Malden, Aug. 24

🕔Aug 21, 2017The 2017 Missouri Rice Field Day will be held Thursday, August 24, at the Rice Research Farm. Field tours start at 8 a.m. The farm is located 8 miles west of Malden on
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Nebraska

Nebraska

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Nebraska: Time to Evaluate Your Irrigation System

🕔Aug 21, 2017By this time of year, everyone is ready to be done irrigating; however, now is the perfect time to evaluate your irrigation equipment and the crop it irrigated to see
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Nevada

New Mexico

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  • Indiana: Fall Applied Herbicides – Controlling Waterhemp and Other Winter Annuals

    One of our biggest weed problems across Indiana every year is control of marestail in soybeans, and 2017 has been no different. Many growers had a lot of trouble controlling marestail in their spring burndown programs in April and May. There were two distinct times this spring when our phone lines and emails lit up The post Indiana: Fall Applied Herbicides – Controlling Waterhemp and Other Winter Annuals appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Minnesota: Target Weeds After Small Grain Harvest

    One of the many benefits of including small grains in crop rotations is improved broadleaf weed control and breaking up weed lifecycles. Although freshly harvested small grain fields have a clean look, they often have weeds hiding in the stubble. The most prominent weeds in stubble fields are often late-emerging weeds like waterhemp and other The post Minnesota: Target Weeds After Small Grain Harvest appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Georgia Weeds: 3 Reminders for Late Season Management

    A few reminders based upon my phone calls and e-mails over the last few days (click on Figures to view in larger format). Herbicide Resistance Info 1. Revenge spraying large pigweed plants is not a viable option for growers who have been untimely due to rainfall or other circumstances (Figure 1).  Options for escaped weeds The post Georgia Weeds: 3 Reminders for Late Season Management appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

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North Dakota

North Dakota

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North Dakota Livestock: Herbicides May Restrict Crop Use as Feed

🕔Aug 21, 2017Some producers are turning to small-grain crops as feed for their livestock because this year’s drought is causing a severe shortage of grass and hay. However, herbicides applied to those
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Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio: Soybean Aphids Present, Remember to Watch for Thresholds

🕔Aug 15, 2017We have heard reports of growers spotting a few soybean aphids in their fields. Finding aphids at this time of year is consistent in the past—we have seen them arrive
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

🕔Aug 18, 2017Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by cattle
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Pennsylvania

South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina: Soybean Loopers on the Rise – Identification and Management

🕔Aug 18, 2017More loopers are showing up in the sweep nets.  We’re getting in to the time of year when we really need to keep an eye on them.  Make sure you
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South Dakota

Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Fighting Bollworms in Late Fields

🕔Aug 18, 2017Although many of our early maturing fields are out of the woods, I continue to get calls about bollworms (corn earworm) in later maturing cotton and soybean. As a reminder,
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Texas

Texas

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Cotton Growth Stages: Cutout – Everything You Should Know

🕔Aug 21, 2017What it is and why it’s important. Cutout and blooming out the top are often confused as the same growth stage. At cutout there are still many potential fruiting sites
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Virginia

Wisconsin

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Tobacco: Harvest Begins in Earnest

🕔Aug 16, 2017By the end of the first week of August, N. C. flue-cured growers had been harvesting for four to five weeks. The dark tobacco crop of Kentucky and Tennessee is
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