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North Carolina Soybeans: Most Fields Should Be Safe from Rust

North Carolina Soybeans: Most Fields Should Be Safe from Rust

πŸ‘€From North Carolina State University 🕔Sep 26, 2016

Although Asiatic Soybean Rust may be moving up the Mississippi River valley pretty rapidly, it seems to be moving more slowly up the east coast. This week, rust was confirmed in Arkansas, Kentucky and Illinois – all for the first

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North Carolina Field Reports: Dry Conditions Speed Along Corn Harvest

North Carolina Field Reports: Dry Conditions Speed Along Corn Harvest

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Sep 20, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 18, 2016. Extension Comments Don Nicholson – Agronomist Region 7 Conditions have gotten very dry again, crop conditions are worsening somewhat for soybeans and peanuts. Rains did help some, but more

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North Carolina Cotton: Considerations for Defoliation

North Carolina Cotton: Considerations for Defoliation

πŸ‘€By Guy Collins and Keith Edmisten, North Carolina State University 🕔Sep 15, 2016

The 2016 cotton crop is quickly winding down and it’s nearly time to be thinking about preparing this crop for harvest.Β  Earlier planted fields, especially those that had little to no rain in late August, now have a noticeable number

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North Carolina Field Reports: Hermine Rains Slow Corn Harvest

North Carolina Field Reports: Hermine Rains Slow Corn Harvest

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Sep 13, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 11, 2016. Extension Comments Don Nicholson – Agronomist Region 7 Recent rains from Tropical Storm Hermine improved crop conditions temporarily, but conditions were so dry that more rain is direly needed

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North Carolina Field Reports: Tropical Storm Moisture a Blessing for Crops

North Carolina Field Reports: Tropical Storm Moisture a Blessing for Crops

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Sep 7, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 5, 2016. Extension Comments Jacob Searcy – Agronomist Region 2 Hermine brought winds up to 70 mph in areas and between 5-11 inches of rain. Fields in eastern counties, that border

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North Carolina Soybeans: What’s Working On Loopers? Take A Look.

North Carolina Soybeans: What’s Working On Loopers? Take A Look.

πŸ‘€By Dominic Reisig, NCSU Extension Specialist, Entomology, Plymouth, North Carolina 🕔Sep 2, 2016

During summer 2015, we changed our insecticide recommendations for Blackland soybean growers (click here for last year’s article). This year’s screening results (see below) confirm these recommendations that both Intrepid Edge and Steward are the most consistently effective product choices

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North Carolina Field Reports: Conditions Continue to Deteriorate as Corn Harvest Picks Up

North Carolina Field Reports: Conditions Continue to Deteriorate as Corn Harvest Picks Up

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Aug 29, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. Extension Comments Charles Mitchell – Franklin County Extension Franklin County has been extremely dry in most locations over the last four weeks. Tobacco is ripening quickly and soybeans are

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North Carolina Bt Cotton: Managing Bollworms Through Season’s End

North Carolina Bt Cotton: Managing Bollworms Through Season’s End

πŸ‘€By Guy Collins and Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Aug 23, 2016

As predicted, we have had an extraordinary year for bollworms in Bt cotton, some growers stating that cotton looks like it did before Bt.Β  We can assure you that Bt is still working, since the non-Bt plots in Rocky Mount

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North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Well Underway Amid Scattered Showers

North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Well Underway Amid Scattered Showers

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 21, 2016. Click Image to Enlarge Julia Houck – Ashe – Alleghany County Extension Some areas of the county had heavy rainfall, one area had 2.9″ in 59 minutes which caused

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North Carolina Soybeans: Glyphosate Resistant Pigweed Control Options

North Carolina Soybeans: Glyphosate Resistant Pigweed Control Options

πŸ‘€By John Ivey, North Carolina State University 🕔Aug 18, 2016

Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth is wide-spread across the Coastal Plain and is showing up alarmingly fast in the Piedmont. Not all Palmer amaranth in North Carolina is glyphosate-resistant. However, growers are encouraged to assume that all Palmer amaranth is resistant to

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