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Cotton: NC Grower Wins Phytogen Best Yielder Club Sweepstakes

Cotton: NC Grower Wins Phytogen Best Yielder Club Sweepstakes

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 29, 2016

When cotton grower William Dunlow makes yearly plans for his farming operation, he steps back to consider the big picture and get a bird’s-eye view. That’s going to be a little easier now that Dunlow won an unmanned aerial vehicle

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North Carolina Field Reports: Wheat Harvest Speeds Along

North Carolina Field Reports: Wheat Harvest Speeds Along

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 27, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 26, 2016. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Dry soil conditions prevail even with light rain during the week. Precipitation amounts ranged from .1″ to around 1″ across the

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North Carolina Cotton: 5-Point Plant Bug Scouting Checklist

North Carolina Cotton: 5-Point Plant Bug Scouting Checklist

👤By Dominic Reisig, Extension Entomologist, North Carolina State University 🕔Jun 25, 2016

Cotton should be scouted for plant bugs from the time it squares until the last harvestable boll is formed.  You can visit the cotton scouting guide for detailed information, but below are 5 quick recommendations for scouting and treatment in cotton

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North Carolina Soybeans: Picking Variety For Late Planting

North Carolina Soybeans: Picking Variety For Late Planting

👤By Mike Carroll Extension Agent, Agriculture Craven County, North Carolina 🕔Jun 25, 2016

Soybean is a photosensitive plant. In other words, day length signals the plant to cease vegetative growth and begin flowering and setting pods. Indeterminate varieties, generally speaking, will continue to simultaneously grow vegetatively and bloom. In contrast, determinate varieties have

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North Carolina Grain Sorghum: Start Scouting Now For Sugarcane Aphids

North Carolina Grain Sorghum: Start Scouting Now For Sugarcane Aphids

👤by Dominic Reisig, Extension Entomologist, North Carolina State University 🕔Jun 25, 2016

Sugarcane aphid was found near Florence, SC today, one day before it was found in this location during 2015.  Last year, this insect was found in NC during mid-July, so it could be here any day.  Start scouting field edges,

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North Carolina Cotton: Optimize Your Sidedress Program

North Carolina Cotton: Optimize Your Sidedress Program

👤From North Carolina State University 🕔Jun 25, 2016

Some cotton has reached squaring, while other fields will soon be at this stage if moisture and heat unit accumulation continues at the current pace. First square marks the time in which uptake of, and demand for, nutrients such as

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North Carolina Cotton: Petiole Sampling – Step By Step

North Carolina Cotton: Petiole Sampling – Step By Step

👤From North Carolina State University 🕔Jun 25, 2016

Petiole and tissue sampling can be an effective tool for monitoring nutrient status throughout the season, and if conducted properly and in a timely manner, could allow for corrective action to be taken. There are several publications and online resources

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North Carolina Field Reports: Wheat Harvest Speeds Along, Corn Crops Stressed

North Carolina Field Reports: Wheat Harvest Speeds Along, Corn Crops Stressed

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 20, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 19, 2016. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Dry soil conditions prevail even with light rain during the week. Precipitation amounts ranged from .1″ to around 1″ across the

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North Carolina Field Reports: Wheat Yields Mostly Disappointing

North Carolina Field Reports: Wheat Yields Mostly Disappointing

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 13, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 12, 2016. Extension Comments Georgia Love – Agronomist Region 5 Wheat harvest has been in full swing with less than expected yields. Test weights have been low and variable. Most growers

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North Carolina Corn: Stink Bugs on the Move

North Carolina Corn: Stink Bugs on the Move

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Jun 10, 2016

Folks have noted stink bugs moving into corn rapidly over the past week across the Coastal Plain. This is not a surprise, as stink bugs have built up a generation in weeds and wheat and are moving into other hosts,

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