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North Carolina Field Reports: Wet Conditions a Boon to Some, Bane to Others

North Carolina Field Reports: Wet Conditions a Boon to Some, Bane to Others

👤From USDA 🕔May 23, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 22, 2016. Extension Comments Julia Houck – Ashe – Alleghany County Extension Rains received this week have been very beneficial as they were slow rains and not washing rains. Temperatures have

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North Carolina Cotton: Consider Previously Used Herbicides When Replanting

North Carolina Cotton: Consider Previously Used Herbicides When Replanting

👤By Alan York, North Carolina State University 🕔May 20, 2016

The cold, wet weather we have experienced this spring has not been conducive for good cotton stands and early growth.  And, we are beginning to see seedling diseases become an issue.  A number of growers have or likely will face

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North Carolina Field Reports: Mostly Good Week for Planting, Still Some Wetness Problems

North Carolina Field Reports: Mostly Good Week for Planting, Still Some Wetness Problems

👤From USDA 🕔May 16, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 17, 2016. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Rain mid-week limited field activities. Precipitation amounts were variable across the county with most areas receiving between 1″-2″ of rain. Good

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North Carolina Cotton: Check For Thrips – Now

North Carolina Cotton: Check For Thrips – Now

👤From North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service 🕔May 15, 2016

The 2016 planted season has been frustrating for many NC cotton growers thus far.  There have been several short periods of optimal temperatures and soil moisture allowing producers to make some progress with planting, however these short “good” windows have

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North Carolina Soybeans: Roundup Ready 2 Extend – What You Should Know

North Carolina Soybeans: Roundup Ready 2 Extend – What You Should Know

👤By Jim Dunphy, North Caroline State University 🕔May 12, 2016

‘Roundup Ready 2 Extend’ (RR2X) soybean varieties are now becoming available on the market. Farmers should be aware of some significant concerns about use of these varieties. As of May 2, 2016, these seed were not approved for sale in Europe.

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North Carolina Field Reports: Widespread Rains Recharge Soils, Cause Some Damage

North Carolina Field Reports: Widespread Rains Recharge Soils, Cause Some Damage

👤From USDA 🕔May 9, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 8, 2016. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Light rain several days during the week helped to improve soil moisture but limited field activities. Corn planting and vegetable transplanting

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North Carolina Cotton: Time to Evaluate Plant Stands

North Carolina Cotton: Time to Evaluate Plant Stands

👤By Guy Collins and Keith Edmisten, NCSU 🕔May 9, 2016

The beginning of our 2016 planting window has been marked by short periods of suitable planting weather along with intermittent wet or cool spells. Rains during the last week of April and first week of May have put planting progress

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North Carolina: Cotton Planting Conditions as of May 3

North Carolina: Cotton Planting Conditions as of May 3

👤By Keith Edmisten and Guy Collins, North Carolina State University 🕔May 4, 2016

The DD60s predicted for the 5 days following planting at Rocky Mount are included in the table below. The weather forecast has changed and we have hit a little bump in the road. The conditions for May 3 and 4

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North Carolina Wheat: High Risk of Scab Development

North Carolina Wheat: High Risk of Scab Development

👤By Christina Cowger, North Carolina State University 🕔May 4, 2016

As you can see from the scab risk map (here), the following counties have medium to high scab risk for wheat flowering today (5-4). Pamlico, Craven, Beaufort, Washington, Tyrrell, Hyde, Dare, Chowan, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Camden, Gates The zone of high risk

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North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Aid Crops, More Needed

North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Aid Crops, More Needed

👤From USDA 🕔May 2, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 1, 2016. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension The county received some much needed rain mid-week and again late in the week. Precipitation levels were variable across the county

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