Alabama

Alabama

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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

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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 Field Reports: Crops Progressing Well, Growers Handling Diseases, Pests

🕔Jul 25, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 23, 2017. County Comments Steven Patrick, Habersham County Heat and humidity are taking their toll on fescue pastures. Afternoon showers are
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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: Agronomy Field Day, West Lafayette, Sept. 7

🕔Jul 24, 2017Farmers trying to balance weak crop prices and rising input costs can learn more about farm financial fitness at a field day sponsored by Purdue Extension, the Purdue Department of
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Iowa

Iowa

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Iowa Corn, Soybeans: How Will Hot Weather Impact Crops?

🕔Jul 21, 2017Water and temperature affect many crop processes simultaneously ranging from crop growth, development, photosynthesis, respiration, water transpiration, grain fill, and nutrient cycling. The magnitude of high temperature or drought stress
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California Almonds: Worms Hit, Mites Building As Harvest Nears – AgFax

🕔Jul 22, 2017As our contacts report, worms are turning up on field edges in some almond blocks and we’re hearing about scattered follow-up sprays. Spider mites continue to ramp up in places even after
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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

Michigan

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Southwest Michigan Row Crop Field Day, Vicksburg, Aug. 2

🕔Jul 20, 2017Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and several generic products, is a non-selective herbicide that can be sprayed on glyphosate-tolerant (Roundup Ready) crops safely. According to the International Survey of
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Minnesota

Minnesota

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Minnesota Soybeans: Luxury Uptake of Boron – How Much is Too Much?

🕔Jul 25, 2017The ultimate goal of nutrient management is to ensure that the plant has enough nutrients to produce maximum potential yield. This involves monitoring soil nutrients and crop uptake, and often
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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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  • 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. […]

  • Nebraska Soybeans: Revised Liberty Link Label Allows Rate Increase

    Liberty (glufosinate ammonium: 24.5%) is a contact, broad-spectrum, non-selective herbicide for weed control in Liberty Link corn and soybean and a corn hybrid stack with glyphosate and Liberty tolerance. A recent update in the Liberty label will provide an opportunity to apply Liberty at higher rates in Liberty Link corn and Liberty Link soybean. Six The post Nebraska Soybeans: Revised Liberty Link Label Allows Rate Increase appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Nebraska Wheat: Protecting 2018 Yields – It’s Critical to Control Volunteer Wheat

    In the Nebraska Panhandle, major losses were caused by wheat streak mosaic virus this year. One wheat grower said his winter wheat yields averaged 8-22 bushels/acre. His test weight averaged 54 lb/bushel. A number of growers had their fields released so they could seed another crop. Many times this is not successful because of limited The post Nebraska Wheat: Protecting 2018 Yields – It’s Critical to Control Volunteer Wheat appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Field Reports: Hot, Dry Conditions Stressing Crops

🕔Jul 25, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 23, 2017. Extension Comments Robert Hawk – Swain County Extension Hot and dry. Rainfall below normal with only a .10 for
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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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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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Dicamba Residue: What Does Parts Per Billion Mean in the Field?

🕔Jul 26, 2017As we get numbers on dicamba concentrations in various plant samples, one asks the question, so what does a certain ppb (parts per billion) really mean?
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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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Wisconsin

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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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