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North Carolina Tobacco: Warm Weather Has Weeds Out in Full Force

North Carolina Tobacco: Warm Weather Has Weeds Out in Full Force

👤By Matt Inman, North Carolina State University 🕔Mar 8, 2017

With the continuance of abnormally warm weather, winter annual weeds are out in full force. It is also possible that summer annual or biennials might appear earlier than normal this season. For those fields that have been bedded already, hopefully

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North Carolina Wheat: Know When to Check for Cereal Leaf Beetle

North Carolina Wheat: Know When to Check for Cereal Leaf Beetle

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Mar 2, 2017

Yesterday was much more than the first day of March 2017 here at the research station at Plymouth, North Carolina.  Using the cereal leaf beetle degree day model, we should have hit peak egg lay for this insect at this

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North Carolina Tobacco: Foliar Insecticide Choices for 2017

North Carolina Tobacco: Foliar Insecticide Choices for 2017

👤By Hannah Burrack, North Carolina State University 🕔Jan 2, 2017

The insecticide toolbox in tobacco has changed significantly during the past year. As many growers and extension personnel are aware, registration for the active ingredient flubendiamide was canceled due to concerns about non target effects on aquatic invertebrates.  The Environmental

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North Carolina Tobacco: What Foliar Insecticides Are Recommended for 2017?

North Carolina Tobacco: What Foliar Insecticides Are Recommended for 2017?

👤By Hannah Burrack, North Carolina State University 🕔Dec 22, 2016

The insecticide toolbox in tobacco has changed significantly during the past year. As many growers and extension personnel are aware, registration for the active ingredient flubendiamide was canceled due to concerns about non target effects on aquatic invertebrates. The Environmental

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North Carolina Wheat: 6 Considerations Before Spraying Hessian Fly

North Carolina Wheat: 6 Considerations Before Spraying Hessian Fly

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Dec 2, 2016

Similar to fall of 2015, Hessian flies adults are emerging and laying eggs in December.  Larvae will hatch from these eggs and will feed throughout the cold months, killing tillers.  Here are some bits of information to help you decide

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North Carolina Cotton: Lint Quality Trial Results For 2016

North Carolina Cotton: Lint Quality Trial Results For 2016

👤By Guy Collins, Extension Cotton Specialist, and Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist, North Carolina State University 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Fiber Quality results for the 2016 North Carolina On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program are in!! In addition to yield, fiber quality is an important component to the value and marketability of cotton in our state, and should be considered when

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North Carolina Cotton: Results For On-Farm Variety Trials

North Carolina Cotton: Results For On-Farm Variety Trials

👤By Guy Collins, Extension Cotton Specialist, and Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist, North Carolina State University 🕔Nov 23, 2016

After another prolonged harvest season, the results are finally in for the 2016 On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program. This program was a huge success in 2016, thanks to the substantial support from the North Carolina Cotton Producers Association, NCDA&CS, North

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North Carolina Cotton: Dicamba Registration – What You Should Know

North Carolina Cotton: Dicamba Registration – What You Should Know

👤By Alan York, North Carolina State University 🕔Nov 17, 2016

Monsanto received EPA registration for XtendiMax with Vapor Grip Technology to be used on XtendFlex cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans on November 9, 2016. Comments below pertain specifically to cotton. The XtendiMax label for cotton can be found

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North Carolina Field Reports: Harvest Rockets Ahead, Burning Fields a Concern

North Carolina Field Reports: Harvest Rockets Ahead, Burning Fields a Concern

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 14, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 13, 2016. Extension Comments Janice Nicholson – Rutherford County Rutherford County is extremely dry. Hay reserved for winter is being used for livestock and producers are waiting on rain to plant

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North Carolina Field Reports: Harvest Speeds Along, Small Grain Planting Slows

North Carolina Field Reports: Harvest Speeds Along, Small Grain Planting Slows

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 7, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 6, 2016. Extension Comments Janice Nicholson – Rutherford County We are extremely dry. Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Dry conditions persist with near record high temperatures early in the week

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