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North Carolina Cotton: How Do We Manage Defoliation for the Rest of This Season?

North Carolina Cotton: How Do We Manage Defoliation for the Rest of This Season?

👤By Keith Edmisten and Guy Collins, North Carolina State University Extension Cotton Specialists 🕔Oct 18, 2017

We’ve received a lot of phone calls over the last few days about how to address various cotton defoliation issues for the remainder of this season. Below are the most common scenarios for which we have been called and how

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North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvest, Some Regrowth in Cotton

North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvest, Some Regrowth in Cotton

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the week Ending October 15, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions returned to warm and relatively dry following the much needed rain late in the precious week. Most of the

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North Carolina: Certified Crop Adviser Training, Smithfield, Dec. 12-14

North Carolina: Certified Crop Adviser Training, Smithfield, Dec. 12-14

👤By Jacob Morgan, North Carolina State University County Extension Director 🕔Oct 13, 2017

The Eastern NC Certified Crop Adviser Training will be held on December 12th through December 14th at the Johnston County Ag Center, 2736 NC 210 Hwy, Smithfield, NC 27577. Agricultural Extension Agents from the 15 counties of North Carolina’s Southeast

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Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 12, 2017

Dow AgroSciences has announced that Pindar GT herbicide is now registered for use on bearing apples and peaches in the Carolinas, and apples in Virginia.  Fruit producers’ toughest weeds, such as marestail (horseweed) and pigweed plus dozens of others are

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North Carolina Field Reports: Dry Conditions Aid Harvest, Slow Small Grain Planting

North Carolina Field Reports: Dry Conditions Aid Harvest, Slow Small Grain Planting

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 8, 2017. Extension Comments Janice Nicholson- Rutherford County Extension Dry conditions are a hindrance to fall planting but it has been great weather for a third cutting of hay. Charles Mitchell

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North Carolina Field Reports: Drought Aids Harvest, Stresses Late Crops

North Carolina Field Reports: Drought Aids Harvest, Stresses Late Crops

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 1, 2017. Extension Comments Robert Hawk – Swain County Extension Dry Spell continues with no rainfall recorded for period. Warm early and then cooler for second half of period. Stanley Holloway

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North Carolina Field Reports: Hot, Dry Conditions Stressing Crops

North Carolina Field Reports: Hot, Dry Conditions Stressing Crops

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 24, 2017. Extension Comments Julia Houck – Ashe-Alleghany County FSA  Scattered rain showers hampered silage harvest and second cutting of hay. Burley and pumpkin harvest is progressing well.  Robert Hawk –

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North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Stink Bugs in Late Fields

North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Stink Bugs in Late Fields

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University Entomology and Plant Pathologist 🕔Sep 22, 2017

How late should you treat soybeans? Recent research from Maryland and Suffolk, VA, showed that stink bugs can damage soybeans during R6. In the cage studies, where damage was experienced at R6, stink bugs were infested at levels of 8

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North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Moves Ahead, Early Soybean Harvest Begins

North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Moves Ahead, Early Soybean Harvest Begins

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. Extension Comments Dwayne Tate – Agronomist Region 12 Hurricane Irma dumped 3-5 inches of rain across region. Total crop damage from flooding and wind yet to be fully assessed.

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North Carolina Cotton: Not Too Early to Prepare for Defoliation, Harvest

North Carolina Cotton: Not Too Early to Prepare for Defoliation, Harvest

👤By Keith Edmisten and Guy Collins, North Carolina State University Extension Cotton Specialists 🕔Sep 6, 2017

It’s still early in the game, but its not too early to be thinking and planning defoliation and harvest strategies for this fall. The 2017 crop appears to be more variable than this time last year, however we still have

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