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Tennessee: Dicamba – Revised Engenia, Xtendimax, and FeXapan Herbicide Labels

Tennessee: Dicamba – Revised Engenia, Xtendimax, and FeXapan Herbicide Labels

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Oct 19, 2017

The EPA has approved revised Engenia, Xtendimax, and FeXapan herbicide labels for 2018.  The main changes are listed below.  Some details will have to be worked out such as what the auxin-specific training might entail that would be different from

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Tennessee Soybeans: Dicamba – Yield Reports on Injured Crops

Tennessee Soybeans: Dicamba – Yield Reports on Injured Crops

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Oct 19, 2017

The question going into this fall is how much yield loss have the dicamba injured soybeans sustained? As with every concern with this dicamba drift mess, the answers are hard to get and then the results are often a mixed

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Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Return, Slow Harvest

Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Return, Slow Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Good progress has been made on corn harvest. Soybean harvest started, but delayed due to rainfall this week. Cotton harvest beginning in

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Tennessee Cotton: Removing Juvenile Growth After the 1st Harvest Aid Application

Tennessee Cotton: Removing Juvenile Growth After the 1st Harvest Aid Application

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee Cotton and Small Grains Specialist 🕔Oct 12, 2017

Juvenile leaves in regrowth have been an issue this year, both where plants shut-down prior to the first harvest aid application and where a substantial period of time has passed since the last harvest aid application. This blog article highlights

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Tennessee: Organic Crops Field Tour, Knoxville, Oct. 26

Tennessee: Organic Crops Field Tour, Knoxville, Oct. 26

👤By Patricia McDaniels, University of Tennessee 🕔Oct 12, 2017

Everyone is invited to attend the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s 2017 Organic Crops Field Tour, on Thursday, October 26. Visitors will learn first-hand about the latest research efforts and organic growing recommendations while enjoying the facilities at the UT East

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Tennessee Field Reports: High Temps, Little Rain Create Concern

Tennessee Field Reports: High Temps, Little Rain Create Concern

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 8, 2017. County Agent Comments J.C. Dupree, Lauderdale County Harvest season is underway. Corn harvest is complete with soybean and cotton to resume soon after recent rains. Farmers are planting wheat

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Tennessee Cotton: Is Our Defoliation Window Closing?

Tennessee Cotton: Is Our Defoliation Window Closing?

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee Cotton and Small Grains Specialist 🕔Oct 5, 2017

If historical weather trends are true and our forecast holds, we are staring at one of the last opportunities to use moderate to warm temperatures to coax leaves off and open bolls. The long term forecast suggests low temperatures next

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Tennessee Field Reports: Good Year for Hay Production; Corn, Soybean Yields Promising

Tennessee Field Reports: Good Year for Hay Production; Corn, Soybean Yields Promising

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 1, 2017. County Agent Comments Jeff Via, Fayette County The farmers in Fayette County have been busy harvesting this week. Corn, beans and hay have been and are being harvested. Cotton

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Tennessee: Cotton Defoliation – Is a 2nd Application Needed? – Video

Tennessee: Cotton Defoliation – Is a 2nd Application Needed? – Video

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee Marketing and Communications 🕔Sep 28, 2017

Watch as Dr. Tyson Raper shows how to determine if a second application of defoliant is needed.

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Tennessee Cotton: Defoliation with Cool Temperatures – Video

Tennessee Cotton: Defoliation with Cool Temperatures – Video

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee Marketing and Communications 🕔Sep 27, 2017

Over the next few nights, temperatures are forecasted to fall below 60 degrees F, which changes defoliation recommendations. Dr. Tyson Raper provides info on products to use when nighttime temperatures dip.

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