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Louisiana Soybeans: Will Beans Flooded By TS Cindy Take A Hit?

Louisiana Soybeans: Will Beans Flooded By TS Cindy Take A Hit?

👤By Boyd Padgett, Louisiana State University 🕔Jun 24, 2017

This spring, high amounts of rainfall have hindered plant growth and even in some fields reduced plant populations to levels where replanting was necessary. Now, tropical storm Cindy has dumped large amounts of rain across the soybean producing region of

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Dicamba Ban in Arkansas: Monsanto’s Position – Call the Governor

Dicamba Ban in Arkansas: Monsanto’s Position – Call the Governor

👤By Christi Dixon, Monsanto 🕔Jun 24, 2017

Yesterday (Friday, June 24), the Arkansas State Plant Board recommended an action that will prevent farmers from having access to all of the available weed control options.   The recommendation made by the Plant Board to ban the use in

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AgFax Weekend: AR Dicamba Ban; Agrisure Corn Suit – $217.7Mln

AgFax Weekend: AR Dicamba Ban; Agrisure Corn Suit – $217.7Mln

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Jun 23, 2017

This week’s AgFax Weekend – AR Dicamba Ban; Agrisure Corn Suit – $217.7Mln; Ag Bankers Nervous ; and more.

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Welch on Wheat: Early MY Exports Match USDA’s Pace

Welch on Wheat: Early MY Exports Match USDA’s Pace

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Market Situation Crop Progress. Only minor adjustments were made to the U.S. winter wheat crop condition ratings this week. The percent of crop rated fair increased by 1 and the percent rated good declined by 1. This lowered the crop

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Welch on Grain: Corn Exports, Ethanol Production Ahead of Average

Welch on Grain: Corn Exports, Ethanol Production Ahead of Average

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Market Situation Crop Progress. The U.S. corn crop condition index gained 2 points this week to 369. No changes were made on the lower end of the scale while on the upper end, 2% shifted from good to excellent. The

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Texas Sorghum: Preparing for Sugarcane Aphids – High Plains Thresholds, Insecticides

Texas Sorghum: Preparing for Sugarcane Aphids – High Plains Thresholds, Insecticides

👤By Pat Porter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Our High Plains economic thresholds are valid The treatment thresholds in place at the start of 2016 proved to be effective in preventing economic losses when insecticides were applied in a timely manner with good coverage at the appropriate rate.

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Texas Plains: Crops Look Mostly Good Despite Challenging Season

Texas Plains: Crops Look Mostly Good Despite Challenging Season

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Jun 23, 2017

General Situation We zipped through another scorching week of hot temperatures and limited rainfall. Still, I cannot say that our crops are in too bad shape. Of course, there remains the mess of dryland fields that we grit our teeth

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Nebraska Soybeans: Know Growth Stage Restrictions Before Using Postemergence Herbicides

Nebraska Soybeans: Know Growth Stage Restrictions Before Using Postemergence Herbicides

👤By Amit Jhala - Extension Weed Management Specialist, UNL CropWatch 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Heavy rains and cooler soils in May in many areas of the state delayed soybean planting or the application of preemergence herbicides. Early season weed control is important to avoid crop-weed competition and yield loss, particularly in soybean where there

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Arkansas Plant Board Pulls Trigger on Dicamba Ban

Arkansas Plant Board Pulls Trigger on Dicamba Ban

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Arkansas State Plant Board approves emergency rule to ban use, sale of dicamba Governor must review changes, refer to legislative council subcommittee Hay and forage growers exempt from emergency ruling The Arkansas State Plant Board voted Friday for an emergency

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Tennessee Corn: 4 Considerations Before Spraying a Fungicide

Tennessee Corn: 4 Considerations Before Spraying a Fungicide

👤By Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Trying to decide whether or not to spray fungicide on your corn? First, you should scout for diseases and consider your disease risk. Deciding to apply a fungicide to corn should be based upon 4 main factors.

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