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North Carolina Cotton: Time to Scout for Thrips

North Carolina Cotton: Time to Scout for Thrips

👤By Guy Collins , North Caroline State University 🕔May 22, 2015

The 2015 crop is generally off to a very good start. So far, we have had excellent planting weather for most parts of the cotton belt. Warm temperatures have resulted in vigorous growth and rainfall has been timely for the

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North Carolina: Ana Drenched Some Areas, Others Dry – USDA

North Carolina: Ana Drenched Some Areas, Others Dry – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔May 18, 2015

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 17, 2015. Extension Comments Daniel Overcash – Agronomist Region 11 It has been dry in the western piedmont. Cotton and soybean planting are well underway and soon will be completed. Corn

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North Carolina Corn: Watch for Sulfur Deficiency in Emerging Fields

North Carolina Corn: Watch for Sulfur Deficiency in Emerging Fields

👤By Della King, North Carolina State University 🕔May 18, 2015

Sulfur deficiencies typically are observed in sandy soils. During emergence is the time to be monitoring your corn for deficiencies. Sulfur deficiencies will appear spotty versus uniform across a field. Sulfur uptake can be influenced by depth of roots, amount

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North Carolina Cotton: Overlapping Residuals – Key To Control

North Carolina Cotton: Overlapping Residuals – Key To Control

👤By Guy Collins, Extension Cotton Specialist, North Carolina State University 🕔May 17, 2015

North Carolina cotton producers have made great strides with managing glyphosate-resistant pigweed over the last several years. Although it can be expensive and inconvenient, we have the tools we need to do a good job with managing this challenging pest.

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North Carolina: Excellent Planting Conditions Forecast

North Carolina: Excellent Planting Conditions Forecast

👤By Guy Collins, North Carolina State University 🕔May 14, 2015

Planting conditions continue to be excellent. Hopefully we will get the rest of the crop in this week. It is time to start thinking about early varieties, after this week it would be prudent to avoid later varieties. Planting date Daily

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North Carolina Wheat: Stink Bugs Showing in Eastern Fields

North Carolina Wheat: Stink Bugs Showing in Eastern Fields

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University Extension Specialist 🕔May 12, 2015

Stink bugs are important to watch in wheat since they can later move into corn and cause injury. I have a PhD student working on stink bugs who is trying to link wheat development to movement into corn. Associated with

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North Carolina Cotton: Prevent Stand Problems from Crusted Soils

North Carolina Cotton: Prevent Stand Problems from Crusted Soils

👤By Guy Collins, North Carolina State University 🕔May 12, 2015

Tropical Storm Ana brought noticeable rainfall across the majority of the Coastal Plains over the last couple of days. Reports thus far range from 0.5 inches to nearly 5 inches depending on geography. This will likely slow planting progress for

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North Carolina: Planting Continues, More Weather Delays – USDA

North Carolina: Planting Continues, More Weather Delays – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔May 11, 2015

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 10, 2015. Extension Comments Daniel Overcash – Agronomist Region 11 The western piedmont has dried out and corn planting has been completed. Hay is been cut but looks to be low

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North Carolina Cotton: 5 Questions to Ask Before Spraying Thrips

North Carolina Cotton: 5 Questions to Ask Before Spraying Thrips

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University Extension Specialist 🕔May 8, 2015

1. What is the growth stage of the cotton? I cannot stress the importance of this point.  Cotton is most susceptible by far before the two-leaf stage.  Cotton will take a yield hit up to the five leaf stage, but

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North Carolina Wheat: Stripe Rust In Hyde County

North Carolina Wheat: Stripe Rust In Hyde County

🕔May 7, 2015

Temperatures over the last 10 days have been very favorable for the development of stripe rust disease in Hyde County.

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