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Alabama Cotton: Heat Unit Accumulation Has Been Lacking in 2017

🕔Sep 18, 2017Many cotton fields in North Alabama have very few open bolls and are maturing later this year.  Several have asked where we are for heat accumulation for this year compared
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Dicamba: Arkansas Plant Board Unanimously Sets Mid-April Limit – DTN

🕔Sep 22, 2017The Arkansas State Plant Board told the herbicide industry in no uncertain terms that it does not believe new formulations of dicamba can be used without significant amounts of volatility
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California

California

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Farmland Partners Buying $110 Mln Worth Of California’s Nut Crop Acreage From Olam

🕔Sep 22, 2017Farmland Partners Inc. (FPI), a major U.S. ag real estate investment trust (REIT), announced today that it will acquire approximately 5,100 acres of permanent crop farmland in California now owned
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Florida Pecans: Battling Scab in the Panhandle

🕔Sep 22, 2017Pecans are grown throughout the Panhandle of Florida. The western side of the Panhandle tends to be acreage dedicated to home gardeners, while the eastern counties have more commercial acreage.
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Pecans: Hurricane Cleanup; Water Requirements for Nut Maturity

🕔Sep 21, 2017Most Georgia pecan growers are still busy cleaning up their orchards following Irma’s damage. However, don’t forget about fulfilling the needs of the trees to finish maturation of the crop
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Illinois

Illinois

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Australia’s Seed Destructor – Midwest Demo Set For Oct. 12

🕔Sep 23, 2017At present, the machine is being evaluated by Land Grant universities in at lease 3 states – Arkansas, Illinois and Texas – plus, USDA has shown interest in the concept.
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Iowa Corn: Grain Dry Down in Field From Maturity to Harvest

🕔Sep 20, 2017Corn harvest is fast approaching. This year’s corn maturity is about 5-10 days behind normal. With field dry down occurring in late September and October this year, there is the
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AgFax Weed Solutions – Weeds And Water | How Aussies Eliminate Weed Seeds

🕔Sep 24, 2017Weed resistance management – our latest issue of AgFax Weed Solutions with 13 articles covering both the Corn Belt and South – plus a couple of reports on how Australians
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas Wheat: What Are the Risks of Planting Early?

🕔Sep 21, 2017Producers are in the field, or soon will be, planting their 2018 wheat crop. It is always interesting to watch when wheat planting begins in north central Kansas. Because of
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Kentucky

Kentucky

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Kentucky: Soybean Stem Borer May Cause Problems During Harvest, Reduce Yields

🕔Sep 20, 2017Biology & Phenology of Dectes Stem Borer in Kentucky The adult Dectes stem borer, Dectes texanus texanus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), is a long horned beetle approximately 3/8 inch long and gray in color.
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Michigan: Herbicide-Resistance Screening Has Begun at MSU Diagnostic Services

🕔Sep 21, 2017Autumn is upon us; crops are nearing maturity and so are the weeds that remain in the fields. If you are concerned those weeds may be herbicide-resistant, consider submitting a
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Minnesota

Minnesota

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Minnesota: How to Estimate Nitrogen Loss from Leaching

🕔Sep 21, 2017The nitrogen cycle dictates the form and movement of nitrogen in the soil and in plants. Given adequate time and temperature, nitrogen in the soil will convert to the nitrate
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi: Sorghum Yields Shine; Acreage and Prices Sag

🕔Sep 22, 2017Mississippi’s grain sorghum acreage is at an historic low, and market prices are not much better, but yields should be good. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State
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  • Virginia: Distribution of Herbicide-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

    Italian ryegrass is one of the most common and troublesome weeds Virginia small grain producers face.  The weed competes with wheat for essential nutrients, sunlight, and moisture and also interferes with harvest.  In the past, growers have relied upon herbicides, such as Axial XL, Hoelon, PowerFlex, and Osprey, for control of Italian ryegrass.  However, herbicide The post Virginia: Distribution of Herbicide-Resistant Italian Ryegrass appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Minnesota: Dicamba – Resistant Weeds Need More Than Herbicides for Control

    As we enter the fall harvest, many will be evaluating what soybean variety to select for next year. No longer is the focus solely on yield and tolerances to disease, iron chlorosis, and nematodes. This fall, farmers, consultants and advisors will be asking questions regarding how label modifications, if any, to the newly introduced dicamba The post Minnesota: Dicamba – Resistant Weeds Need More Than Herbicides for Control appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Herbicide-Resistant Kochia: Research Indicates the Importance of Early Season Control

    Researchers writing in the latest edition of the journal Weed Science are providing new insights into the control of herbicide-resistant kochia, a weed that competes with both dryland and irrigated crops across the Great Plains states. Kochia typically begins to emerge in late February or early March before other summer annual weed species. It then The post Herbicide-Resistant Kochia: Research Indicates the Importance of Early Season Control appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Stink Bugs in Late Fields

🕔Sep 22, 2017How late should you treat soybeans? Recent research from Maryland and Suffolk, VA, showed that stink bugs can damage soybeans during R6. In the cage studies, where damage was experienced
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Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

🕔Sep 19, 2017As we move into the fall herbicide application season, one question coming up is whether a spring dicamba burndown treatment is good enough on overwintered marestail plants to eliminate the
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Pennsylvania: Weed Control After Silage Harvest or in Fallow Settings

🕔Sep 18, 2017Control of weeds after silage harvest is possible but it depends on the weed species, timing, and condition after harvest.
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South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina Peanuts: Speed Matters When Digging

🕔Sep 21, 2017Driving too quickly can lead to significant losses when digging peanuts, according to a recent study by Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk. Farmers often push digger speeds to save
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Tennessee

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Tennessee: Cotton Defoliation – Using Bolls to Determine Timing – Video

🕔Sep 18, 2017Dr. Tyson Raper explains how cotton bolls can be used to determine proper defoliation timing.
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Texas: Rolling Plains Cotton and Precision Ag Field Day, Noodle, Oct. 12

🕔Sep 22, 2017The Rolling Plains Cotton and Precision Ag Field Day is set for 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 12 on the Lytle Farm north of the community of Noodle in Jones County.
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia: Distribution of Herbicide-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

🕔Sep 20, 2017Italian ryegrass is one of the most common and troublesome weeds Virginia small grain producers face.  The weed competes with wheat for essential nutrients, sunlight, and moisture and also interferes
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Dicamba: Pesticide Agencies Overwhelmed; EPA Promises Action for 2018 Season – DTN

🕔Sep 21, 2017State pesticide regulators and departments of agriculture are struggling to manage the workload of hundreds of 2017 dicamba injury investigations as well as looming decisions on how to restrict and
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