The Latest

Events

  1. California: Advanced Precision Farming Course Offered Online, Nov. 14 – Dec. 16

    November 14 @ 8:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Texas: Private Pesticide Applicator License Training, Dec. 6, 15

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 15 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Kansas: K-State Program to Help Farmers Deal with Historic Ag Downturn

    December 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Alabama: Corn and Wheat Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

    December 12 @ 8:00 am - December 13 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Texas: 55th Blackland Income Growth Conference, Waco, Dec. 13

    December 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. Indiana: Crop Adviser Conference, Indianapolis, Dec. 13-14

    December 13 @ 8:00 am - December 14 @ 5:00 pm
  7. Indiana: Beginning Farmer Workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 14

    December 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. Indiana: 4 Farm Law, Taxes Workshops Available in Dec., Jan.

    December 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - January 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  9. Missouri: Crop Management Conference, Columbia, Dec. 15-16

    December 15 @ 8:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm
  10. Texas: Corn Growers Conference, Austin, Jan. 3-5

    January 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  11. South Carolina: Ag Marketing Seminar, Myrtle Beach, Jan. 4-6

    January 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  12. South Carolina: 4 Upcoming Forest Management Workshops for Woodland Owners

    January 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  13. Delaware Ag Week to Feature Record-Setting Soy Farmer, Harrington, Jan. 12

    January 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  14. Louisiana: LSU Offers 3 Irrigation Workshops in Jan., Feb.

    January 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  15. Illinois: 4 Regional Crop Management Conferences in Jan., Feb.

    January 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  16. Texas: Red River Crops Conference, Childress Jan. 24-25

    January 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  17. Indiana: Ag Business Management Workshop, West Lafayette, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

    January 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  18. Arkansas: Agribusiness Conference, Jonesboro, Feb. 8

    February 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  19. Texas: National Cotton Council Meeting, Dallas, Feb. 10-12

    February 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Arizona: Nearly Half of Cotton Has Set Bolls – USDA

Ernst Undesser
From USDA July 14, 2014

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 13, 2014.

Field Crops

Cotton squaring is 85 percent complete compared to 88 percent last year and 82 percent for the 5-year average, with conditions rated mostly good to excellent, depending on location. Bolls setting is at 45 percent, compared to 56 percent last year and 44 percent for the 5-year average.

Arizona’s alfalfa condition was rated in excellent to fair condition, depending on location. Harvesting occurred on over three-quarters of the alfalfa acreage across the State.

 

Barley conditions are mostly good to fair, with 94 percent harvested compared to 95 percent last year and 86 percent for the 5-year average.

Durum Wheat conditions are mostly excellent to good, with 95 percent harvested compared to 90 percent last year and 71 percent for the 5-year average. Winter Wheat conditions are excellent to fair, depending on location, with 75 percent harvested, compared to 10 percent last year and 14 percent for the 5-year average.

This week there were 7 days suitable for field work.

Range and Pasture

The Monsoon brought much needed rain to the State, but drought conditions still exist. Range and Pastures were rated very poor to fair condition, depending on location.

Vegetables, Fruit & Specialty Crops

Central Arizona growers shipped cantaloupes, honeydews, mixed and miscellaneous melons, and seedless watermelons last week.

Western Arizona growers shipped cantaloupes and seedless watermelons last week.

Ernst Undesser
From USDA July 14, 2014