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Tennessee Cotton: Heat Unit Accumulation During 2017

Tennessee Cotton: Heat Unit Accumulation During 2017

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee Cotton and Small Grains Specialist 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Heat unit accumulation has been the big question over the past week. Mild temperatures settled over Tennessee during early August and there is some concern that the crop may not be maturing as quickly as noted in years past. While

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Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall

Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall

👤By Drake Copeland, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 22, 2017

PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth has required growers to adapt to an integrated weed control approach with the assistance of the new technologies available. The adoption of cover crops in the state has shown to be a major tool for successfully controlling

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Tennessee Field Reports: Getting Ready for Corn Harvest

Tennessee Field Reports: Getting Ready for Corn Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. County Agent Comments J. C. Dupree, Lauderdale County Corn harvest soon to begin. All crops, corn, soybeans and cotton, with all the rains, are growing normally with good harvest

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Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Fighting Bollworms in Late Fields

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Fighting Bollworms in Late Fields

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee IPM Specialist 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Although many of our early maturing fields are out of the woods, I continue to get calls about bollworms (corn earworm) in later maturing cotton and soybean. As a reminder, there are a couple of factors in play that need

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Tennessee: Does Crop Insurance Cover Dicamba Damage?

Tennessee: Does Crop Insurance Cover Dicamba Damage?

👤By Danny Morris, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 17, 2017

If you have been to any agricultural field day, then you have heard mention of dicamba drift. Whether you are a producer or an agribusiness professional, dicamba is on the forefront of everyone’s’ mind.

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Tennessee Field Reports: Thundershowers Slow Field Work

Tennessee Field Reports: Thundershowers Slow Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 13, 2017. County Agent Comments J. C. Dupree, Lauderdale County  Corn is maturing and drying down with expected harvest to begin soon, depending on the rain. Soybeans and Cotton are blooming

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Tennessee Cotton: Deciding to Treat Late Season Spider Mites

Tennessee Cotton: Deciding to Treat Late Season Spider Mites

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee IPM Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 11, 2017

People are often resistant to making applications to control spider mites, particularly later in the season. I understand the reluctance to treat. We’ve all had experiences where populations crash on their own or stay limited to small areas of a

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Tennessee Field Reports: Crops Showing Heat, Moisture Stress

Tennessee Field Reports: Crops Showing Heat, Moisture Stress

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 6, 2017. County Agent Comments Jeff Via, Fayette County  The farmers in Fayette County have been busy spraying their crop. Crops look good. Rain moved in Friday morning but was short.

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Tennessee: Late Season Dicamba Drift Alarms Farmers in a New Round of Injuries – Video

Tennessee: Late Season Dicamba Drift Alarms Farmers in a New Round of Injuries – Video

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Dicamba drift calls had died down for a short spell but really blew back up in the last few days (7/28 to 8/3). Clearly a good bit of late planted Xtend soybeans were sprayed with a dicamba product about 14

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Tennessee Soybeans: Disease Identification and Fungicide Options

Tennessee Soybeans: Disease Identification and Fungicide Options

👤By Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Soybeans have gotten into reproductive growth stages and diseases have started appearing. To better identify diseases and guide management decisions use these resources.

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