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North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast – Mostly “Good” Or Better

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast – Mostly “Good” Or Better

👤By Guy Collins, Extension Cotton Specialist, and Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist, North Carolina State University 🕔Apr 25, 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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Tennessee Corn: Glyphosate-Resistant Johnsongrass Management

Tennessee Corn: Glyphosate-Resistant Johnsongrass Management

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 25, 2017

A number of questions have arisen on how to manage the glyphosate-resistant (GR) Johnsongrass that is very prevalent in some corn fields of south west Tennessee.

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Tennessee Weeds: Cotoran and Caparol Shortage – How to Proceed?

Tennessee Weeds: Cotoran and Caparol Shortage – How to Proceed?

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 25, 2017

The shortage of Caparol is apparently causing a domino effect and now Cotoran is starting to become tight in some locales. So what are some options now that Caparol is not in the picture and Cotoran supply maybe sketchy?

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Texas High Plains: Soils Too Cool for Cotton Planting, OK for Corn, Sorghum

Texas High Plains: Soils Too Cool for Cotton Planting, OK for Corn, Sorghum

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Planting season is nearly upon us again, and many good producers are getting very antsy about getting into the field, especially our sorghum producers who need to get that crop started and get as much development completed as possible before

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Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather

Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Poor prices, weather and diseases have caused Louisiana wheat production to drop to 16,000 acres, LSU AgCenter experts said at a field day held April 19 at the Macon Ridge Research Station. Statewide wheat acreage was about 150,000 just three

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Farm Credit: Low Prices Making Bankers Skittish for Ag Loans

Farm Credit: Low Prices Making Bankers Skittish for Ag Loans

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Apr 25, 2017

In our recent meetings with farm groups, one topic that regularly came up was farm operating loans. Nearly everyone had a story to tell. Some knew of neighbors who were unable to get financing for the 2017 crop. Others heard

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Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

👤Staff Report 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Scimetrics Ltd. Corp. has withdrawn its registration of Kaput Feral Hog Bait in the state of Texas, the Colorado-based company announced in a press release today. Scimetrics, which also specializes in rodent control, formulated Kaput around warfarin, the same active ingredient

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Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Delay Field Work

Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Delay Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County “Producers were spraying pastures for weeds and working cattle. Also, producers began planting melons and cantaloupes during

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Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting Despite Rain Interruptions

Mississippi Field Reports: Good Week for Planting Despite Rain Interruptions

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Charles “Richard” Hay, Walthall County “Dry conditions allowed for beef and dairy producers to begin wrapping and chopping haylage. Corn was still

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Louisiana Field Reports: Scattered Showers Slow Planting, Some Areas Very Dry

Louisiana Field Reports: Scattered Showers Slow Planting, Some Areas Very Dry

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Spotty rain last week slowed soybean planting. Sweet potato beds are looking good. Pastures were looking good

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