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North Carolina Field Reports: Good Planting Progress Ahead of Weekend Rains

North Carolina Field Reports: Good Planting Progress Ahead of Weekend Rains

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Extension Comments Julia Houck – Ashe-Alleghany County FSA Recent rains have help with the dry conditions. Corn has been planted in between rain showers.  Janice Nicholson – Rutherford County

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North Carolina Sorghum: Insecticidal Seed Treatments Are a Good Idea

North Carolina Sorghum: Insecticidal Seed Treatments Are a Good Idea

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔May 19, 2017

Gary Cross, Ag Agent in Granville and Person counties has reported seeing sugarcane aphid on one of its hosts, Johnsongrass.  Although no aphids have been reported on sorghum in North Carolina this year (May 16, 2017), most of our crop

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North Carolina Cotton: Time to Check for Thrips

North Carolina Cotton: Time to Check for Thrips

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔May 17, 2017

This is just a reminder to check cotton for thrips.  It’s a hard reminder when there is so much to be done, but early sprays are worth more.  Don’t forget thrips injury is a function of plant growth and thrips

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North Carolina Field Reports: Drier Conditions Allow Some Catch Up on Planting

North Carolina Field Reports: Drier Conditions Allow Some Catch Up on Planting

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. Extension Comments Tim Hambrick – Forsyth County Extension Excess rain has ceased somewhat allowing field work to catch up. Strawberries have held up surprisingly well, perhaps due to cool

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North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecasts Taking Different Routes

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecasts Taking Different Routes

👤By Guy Collins, Extension Cotton Specialist, and Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist, North Carolina State University 🕔May 12, 2017

We have made a few changes to the chart below to better define planting conditions. In addition, we cap DD60’s at a maximum value of 10 for each day. If you are computing DD60 accumulation on your own and a

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North Carolina Cotton: A Positive Planting Forecast

North Carolina Cotton: A Positive Planting Forecast

👤By Guy Collins, Extension Cotton Specialist, and Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist, North Carolina State University 🕔May 10, 2017

We have made a few changes to the chart below to better define planting conditions. In addition, we cap DD60’s at a maximum value of 10 for each day. If you are computing DD60 accumulation on your own and a

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North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔May 8, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 7, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Conditions for the week were relatively warm and dry with high temperatures reaching into the mid to upper 80’s later in

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North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast Mixed For Next 2 Weeks

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast Mixed For Next 2 Weeks

👤By Guy Collins, Extension Cotton Specialist, and Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist, North Carolina State University 🕔May 8, 2017

We have made a few changes to the chart below to better define planting conditions. In addition, we cap DD60’s at a maximum value of 10 for each day. If you are computing DD60 accumulation on your own and a

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North Carolina: I Lost My Cotton Stand. Can I Replant Soybean?

North Carolina: I Lost My Cotton Stand. Can I Replant Soybean?

👤By Alan York, North Carolina State University 🕔May 3, 2017

No one likes to replant any crop, but sometimes it is inevitable.  For various reasons, we lose our stand.  When we lose a cotton stand, we must make a decision to either replant to cotton or to plant another crop. 

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North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast Poor Through Week’s End

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast Poor Through Week’s End

👤By Keith Edmisten and Guy Collins, North Carolina State University 🕔May 2, 2017

We have made a few changes to the chart below to better define planting conditions. In addition, we cap DD60’s at a maximum value of 10 for each day. If you are computing DD60 accumulation on your own and a

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