Alabama

Alabama

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Alabama Drought: “If it don’t rain, it don’t matter!” – Subsurface Drip Irrigation Pays

🕔Jul 25, 2016No matter how successfully a dryland farmer uses management practices — without rain it doesn’t matter. Much of northeast Alabama is suffering through its worst drought in nearly a decade. The latest U.S. Drought Report shows
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Arizona

Arizona

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Arizona Cotton: Drip Irrigation Pioneer Wuertz Honored By Ag Engineer Society

🕔Jul 22, 2016Arizona cotton farmer Howard Wuertzhas been named the recipient of the third annual Netafim Award for Advancement in Microirrigation. Wuertz is the managing partner of Sundance Farms in Coolidge, Arizona,
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Arkansas

Arkansas

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Arkansas Rice: Bacterial Panicle Blight – What Research Has Taught Us

🕔Jul 23, 2016In the paradigm of plant pathology three factors are important for disease to occur. This includes the perfect alignment of a susceptible host with a virulent pathogen under favorable environment. 
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California

California

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California Almonds: Shaking Nears, Mites And Moths Rebound In Multiple Crops – AgFax

🕔Jul 24, 2016Spider mites are building enough in parts of our coverage area that additional treatments are going out. NOW and codling moth counts have risen in places, too.
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Colorado

Delaware

Florida

Florida

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Florida Peanuts: Fungicide Considerations for the Season Mid-point

🕔Jul 22, 2016Mid July is the time of year when most of us are at the mid-point in our peanut production season. The peanut plants, if not already lapped, are at a point where
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Cotton – Thomas County: Scouting for Stink Bugs

🕔Jul 23, 2016We started checking for stink bugs this week. Many cotton fields are in the 3 – 5 week bloom period, which is an important time for stink bug management. So far,
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Illinois

Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana: A Fast & Accurate “Pregnancy” Test for Corn

🕔Jul 19, 2016Pollination may fail for a number of reasons, including drought stress and insect damage to silks. Silks normally detach from fertilized ovules within days of successful pollination and this “symptom”
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Iowa

Iowa

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Iowa: Soil Compaction and What You Can do About It – 4 Tips

🕔Jul 22, 2016This spring consisted of wet field conditions for many regions across Iowa during planting season. When soil moisture is at or exceeds field capacity, there is an increased potential for
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California Almonds: Shaking Nears, Mites And Moths Rebound In Multiple Crops – AgFax

🕔Jul 24, 2016Spider mites are building enough in parts of our coverage area that additional treatments are going out. NOW and codling moth counts have risen in places, too.
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Kansas

Kentucky

Kentucky

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Kentucky: Southern Rust Found July 18

🕔Jul 21, 2016Southern rust was observed in the University of Kentucky Hybrid Corn Performance Test in Webster County, KY on July 18, 2016.  The disease was observed by the keen eyes of
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Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana Sugarcane: Nightshade Hybrid Causes 18% Shoot Loss, 49% Recoverable Sugar Loss

🕔Jul 25, 2016It could be a new species of weed or possibly a hybridization of a weed native to China and a weed native to North America. Whatever it is, the weed
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Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi Rice: Leaf Blast Confirmed – Fungicide Timing is Important

🕔Jul 25, 2016Once again, leaf blast has been observed in several susceptible varieties across the Delta (e.g., Rex, CL163, and CL151). The majority of the fields observed to contain leaf blast, contained
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Missouri

Nebraska

Nebraska

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Drone Prototype Successfully Used for Prescribed Burns

🕔Jul 25, 2016Ranchers who use prescribed burns to control invasive plant species on their pastures could soon receive some help from above. Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have developed a prototype
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Nevada

New Mexico

AgFax Weed Solutions

AgFax Weed Solutions

  • Weed Resistance Management – 6 Ways Your 2017 Planning Starts Now

    Things done this crop year can greatly influence how much herbicide resistance stress you'll face next year. The post Weed Resistance Management – 6 Ways Your 2017 Planning Starts Now appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Herbicide Resistance – Prevention Starts In The Tank

    Farmers with strong tankmix programs reduce risks of weed resistance later, based on a landmark study of 100 commercial fields over time. The post Herbicide Resistance – Prevention Starts In The Tank appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Herbicide Tankmixes – 4 Tips For Improving The Odds

    Weeds gain resistance via mutations, allowing them to fit into your weed management program. Tankmixing takes away their ability to adapt. Here are 4 tips to ensure your tankmix is up to that task. The post Herbicide Tankmixes – 4 Tips For Improving The Odds appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio Weeds: Resistant Palmer Amaranth Holding Steady; Waterhemp Worse

🕔Jul 19, 2016The frequency of Palmer amaranth infestations in Ohio seems to be holding relatively steady again into this year with the exception of one county, as far as we know. In
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Cotton – Southwest: Good Rains; Bollworms; Sugarcane Aphid

🕔Jul 21, 2016Highly beneficial precipitation continues across the heart of cotton country in southwestern Oklahoma. Over the past week, Mesonet stations reported from 0.7 inch in Harmon County to about 1.3 inches
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania: BAG IT! and Other Tips for Resistant Pigweed and Waterhemp Management

🕔Jul 21, 2016Management options for weed escapes in soybeans are limited at this point in the growing season. The goal is to prevent the spread of Palmer amaranth and waterhemp before and
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South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina: Oldest Corn at Black Layer

🕔Jul 22, 2016Our oldest corn fields in the Pee Dee have made it to black layer (physiological maturity).  Nothing left to do now but harvest once we get near 15.5% moisture. This has
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South Dakota

South Dakota

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South Dakota Corn: Drought Impact Depends on the Growth Stage

🕔Jul 25, 2016Nearly every season in South Dakota has periods of hot, dry weather in at least part of the state. If this hot and dry weather occurs during corn pollination and
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Revisiting USDA Corn and Soybean Grain Stocks Estimates

🕔Jul 21, 2016The June 1 estimates of corn and soybean stocks released by the USDA on June 30 provided some big surprises. The corn stocks estimate was about 200 million bushels larger
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Texas

Texas

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Texas Plains: Updates On Cotton, Corn, Grain Sorghum

🕔Jul 22, 2016The area remains hot and dry. I believe everyone in Hale, Swisher, & Floyd received some moisture last weekend following the accumulation of outrageous heat, life sucking wind, and soil
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Found in Dinwiddie County

🕔Jul 21, 2016On July 20, 2016, Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent Mike Parrish submitted an insect sample collected from sorghum in Dinwiddie County, VA, that we confirmed as sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari).  Last
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