Alabama Cotton: In Southern Counties, Don’t Wait Longer On Cotton Defoliation
At this time of the year farmers are always wondering when they should “pull the trigger” on cotton defoliants, especially […]
Arkansas: Corn, Grain Sorghum Final Weekly Update
Greensnap from June storms reduced yields in four corn fields.
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California’s SJV Included in Report on Soil Loss to Salt Damage
Every day for more than 20 years, an average of 2,000 hectares of irrigated land in arid and semi-arid areas […]
Florida: Sugarcane Field Day, Quincy, Nov. 3
The Sugarcane Field Day is for anyone interested in learning about and obtaining different varieties of sugarcane for growing on […]
Georgia: Soil Sampling Important for Ph, Nutrient Levels and Nematodes
Soil pH is the most important component of soil fertility since pH is the basis for what nutrients are available.
Illinois: Farmer Returns for Cash Rent, Share Rent, and Owned Farmland
Returns farmers receive from rental arrangement vary across years. In some years, share rent arrangements have higher farmer returns than […]
Iowa: Hold Off on Tillage This Fall, Keep Soil Covered
This is the time of the year when tillage becomes the number one priority for some, whether they need it […]
Mandatory COOL: Detrimental to Trade, No Easy Solution — Economist
Abolish? Make further tweaks? Or perhaps, make it voluntary? On the heels of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) latest ruling […]
Kentucky: Beef Checkoff Referendum Gives Cattlemen a Voice
On Thursday, Nov. 20, Kentucky cattle growers will vote in a state-wide referendum that would raise the Kentucky Checkoff Fee by […]
Louisiana Rice: Zinc Identification and Management
Zinc (Zn) is an important and essential nutrient in rice. Zinc is considered a micronutrient in rice because it is […]
Mississippi: Row Crops Short Course Set Dec. 1-3 in Starkville
Producers who register by Nov. 26 will attend the annual Mississippi State University Row Crops Short Course for free and […]
Missouri: Thrips Populations – Interactive Graph
An interactive graph of weekly sampling data on thrips populations to help determine problem areas.
North Carolina: Irrigation Conference Slated Nov. 6 in Raleigh
The North Carolina Irrigation Society will host the annual Irrigation Conference on Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Raleigh Wastewater Treatment […]
Ohio Corn: Harvest Delays Increase Odds of Yield Loss
The wet fields that have delayed growers from harvesting also increases the risk for yield loss from wildlife damage and […]
Tennessee Wheat: Know Your Insecticide Seed Treatments
Not all seed treatments options are alike, and you need to carefully check what rate of insecticide is being put […]
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Texas: Canola Production to be Featured at December Conference
Canola cropping practices will be featured at the Texas Plant Protection Association Conference scheduled Dec. 10-11 at the Brazos Center, […]
Virginia Cotton: Warm Weather Comes at Good Time
The recent pretty weather has been helpful for preparing the second half of our cotton crop for harvest. Approximately half […]
Tobacco: Delayed Harvest Raises Concerns
Excessive rain late in the season had delayed harvest in many areas, and excessive production will be a problem to […]
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