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  1. Oklahoma: Canola Schools – August 2 and 4

    July 20 @ 5:00 am - August 5 @ 1:00 am
  2. Tennessee: No-Till Field Day, Milan, July 28

    July 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Tennessee: No-Till Field Day, Milan, July 28

    July 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. InfoAg Conference, St. Louis, Aug. 2-4

    August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 4 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Tennessee: Mid-South Ag Finance Conference, Martin, Aug. 3

    August 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. Texas: Cotton Fiber Quality Conference, Lubbock, Aug. 4

    August 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  7. North Mississippi Row Crops Field Day, Verona, Aug. 11

    August 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. Texas: Pre-Plant Wheat Meeting, Amarillo, Aug. 12

    August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  9. Illinois: Agronomy Day, Savoy, August 18

    August 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Chase, Aug. 31

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  11. California Almond Conference, Sacramento, Dec. 6-8

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm
Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest Underway, Yields Mixed

Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest Underway, Yields Mixed

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 26, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 24, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Henry Harrison, Washington Parish “Tremendous watermelon season about to end for summer and getting fields ready for fall planting. Afternoon thunderstorms are

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California: Almond Growers Getting Ready for Harvest

California: Almond Growers Getting Ready for Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 26, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 24, 2016. WEATHER Rain continues to be elusive this week, with no locations in the state reporting any measurable rainfall. Hot weather continued, with perhaps the hottest temperatures that we will

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South Carolina Field Reports: Tobacco Harvest Underway, Crops Look Good but Need Rain

South Carolina Field Reports: Tobacco Harvest Underway, Crops Look Good but Need Rain

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 26, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 24, 2016. County Extension Comments Hilda Shelly, Horry County Tobacco harvest is well underway and the quality and weight appears to be good. Cotton, peanuts and soybeans are looking good and

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Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Begins, Cotton Cutting Out

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Begins, Cotton Cutting Out

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 26, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 24, 2016. County Comments Greg Bowman, Gordon County We are in a serious drought. Farmers are now trying to go outside of the area to purchase hay. Hot, dry, and terrible

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Alabama Field Reports: Rains Aid Crops, Some Disease Problems

Alabama Field Reports: Rains Aid Crops, Some Disease Problems

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 26, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 24, 2016. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County Got some more spotty showers this week. Some parts of the county are still very dry. Cotton is looking better. Corn is maturing

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Texas Southern Plains: Scout for Lygus and Fleahoppers – Be Kind to Beneficials

Texas Southern Plains: Scout for Lygus and Fleahoppers – Be Kind to Beneficials

👤By Suhas Vyavhare, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Lubbock, TX 🕔Jul 25, 2016

FLEAHOPPERS With the daytime highs over 100 degrees almost each day, cotton is squaring with some fields starting to bloom. Although we have received light and spotty showers, we need more over the next couple of weeks for the cotton

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Thompson on Cotton: Temperatures Aren’t the Only Thing Heating Up

Thompson on Cotton: Temperatures Aren’t the Only Thing Heating Up

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton 🕔Jul 25, 2016

HOT, HOT, and then HOT! , best describes the past few weeks. Record high temperatures have been recorded across much of the Cotton Belt. Coupled with the high humidity and you get triple digit heat indices making outside activities not

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Tennessee Cotton: Plant Bugs and Cutout – When to Relax

Tennessee Cotton: Plant Bugs and Cutout – When to Relax

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Jul 25, 2016

Reports are variable but many are seeing a large increase in the numbers of tarnished plant bugs in cotton, especially nymphs.

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Texas Upper Cost IPM:  Cotton Harvest – 6 Tips to Get the Crop Ready

Texas Upper Cost IPM: Cotton Harvest – 6 Tips to Get the Crop Ready

👤By Kate Harrell, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service 🕔Jul 25, 2016

Our pest pressure in cotton is starting to wind down some as the bolls harden. We still need to watch out for stink bugs for a little bit longer, but the bollworm pressure has dropped off. We are approaching harvest,

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Texas Cotton: Organic Farmers to Receive Organic Leadership Award

Texas Cotton: Organic Farmers to Receive Organic Leadership Award

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 25, 2016

Thanks to a pioneering group of forward-thinking farmers, organic cotton production in Texas has expanded from virtually nothing in the early 1990s to over 20,000 acres in 2015, making the Texas High Plains the largest organic cotton-growing region in the

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