Alabama: Preparing Fields After the Last Harvest
As we near the end of the spring/summer growing season, it’s time to start thinking about what to do with […]
Arizona: Cotton Squaring Complete, Winter Wheat Harvested – USDA
Field Crops Cotton squaring is 95 percent complete compared to 94 percent last year and the 5-year average, with conditions […]
Arkansas: Rice Heading, Heat Units Need in Some Areas – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 27, 2014. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas, […]
Once again hybrids lead the pack.
California: Over 75% of Cotton Has Set Bolls – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 27, 2014. WEATHER At the start of the week, an upper […]
California Ag And Twitter: Your Starter Kit7-27 @sjvcrops
Colorado: Above Normal Temperatures, Soybean Crop Blooming, Corn Silking – USDA
Last week was characterized by above normal temperatures and increased precipitation throughout the state. The additional heat units accelerated crop […]
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Florida: Corn Harvest Slowed by Wet Conditions – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 27, 2014. Weather Summary: According to Florida’s Automated Weather Network (FAWN), […]
Georgia Cotton: Target Leaf Spot Appearing
If we get into a rainy, cloudy period it may worsen.
Illinois: Crop Insurance Payments Likely to Be Lower than 2012, 2013
In Illinois, crop insurance payments on corn likely will be lower in 2014 than in 2012 and 2013. Crop insurance […]
Indiana: Conditions Remain Mostly Good-to-Excellent – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 27, 2014. Cool, dry, windy weather saw a number of farmers […]
Iowa: Corn Beyond Silk Stage, Soybeans Setting Pods – USDA
Harvest advanced 20 percentage points or more in Iowa for alfalfa hay and oats for grain during the week ending […]
Kansas: K-State Cropping Systems Field Day Set Aug. 28 in Garden City
Farmers, ranchers and anyone interested in how crops are grown in southwest Kansas can hear the latest in key research […]
Kentucky: Rains Aid Some Areas While Others Remain Dry – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 27, 2014. Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced a mix of heat, severe […]
Louisiana: Extension Homemakers Become Community Leaders
Imagine life without cell phones, the internet or even electricity. You are responsible for sewing most of the family’s clothes, […]
Michigan: Wheat Harvest Underway as Crop Development Speeds Along – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 2014. Field Crops There were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork in […]
Minnesota: Corn In Silk Stage, Soybeans Blooming – USDA
Crop conditions in Minnesota fared well but development remained behind normal for the week ending July 27, 2014, according to […]
Mississippi: Bollworm Counts at High Levels
Vulnerable crops likely have many eggs and small larvae.
Missouri: Corn Through Silking Stage, Soybean Blooming Saw Progress – USDA
There were 6.4 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending July 27. Statewide, temperatures averaged 76.6 degrees for the […]
Nebraska Wheat: Management of Common Bunt
This year there are reports of outbreaks of common bunt of wheat, also known as stinking smut, in a wide […]
New Jersey: Soybean Planting Finished, Sweet Corn Harvest in Full Swing – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 27, 2014. Excellent Week for Field Work: New Jersey had an […]
New Mexico: Light Showers, Field Crops in Good Condition – USDA
New Mexico: Days suitable for fieldwork were 6.8. Topsoil moisture was 37% very short, 27% short and 36% adequate. Subsoil […]
North Carolina: Rains Benefit Crops, Slow Field Work – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 27, 2014. GENERAL: Days suitable for field work 5.0. Topsoil moisture […]
North Dakota: Serious Rainfall, But Also Came Hail – USDA
For the week ending July 27, 2014, much of the state received needed precipitation according to the USDA’s National Agricultural […]
Ohio Corn: Scout for Western Bean Cutworm, Western Corn Rootworm
As we are entering tasseling and pollination for most of our corn, there are two insects that we should watch […]
Oklahoma: Crop Conditions Positive Despite Triple-Digit Temps – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 27, 2014. Summer heat returned to the state last week, with […]
Pennsylvania: Ag Progress Days Slated Aug. 12-14 at State College
Ag Progress Days, Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor agricultural exposition, is being held Aug. 12-14. Ag Progress Days features the latest technology […]
South Carolina Cotton, Soybeans: Insects on the Rise
Rebecca Hellmuth, county agent covering Dorchester and Berkeley Counties, reported she “scouted some soybeans today that were at R3 and […]
Tennessee: Keeping Up with Insecticide Names, Ingredients
University of Tennessee has compiled a chart with a list of active ingredients and trade names for many common insecticides.
Texas Peanuts: Weather Spurs Crop and Disease Development
Peanuts have responded well to the mild temperatures that have been experienced this season. While warm temperatures have been experienced […]
Virginia Cotton: 1 Spray or 2 for Insects?
There is not a clean overlap of stinkbugs and bollworms for the cotton in our region this year. Part of […]
Wisconsin: Soybeans Blooming, Spotty Showers – USDA
Dry, windy conditions continued this week, with temperatures lingering close to normal statewide. Reporters across the state noted that crops […]
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