Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 25, 2016. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Much progress has been made with corn harvest. Soybean harvest is beginning to pick up. Cotton defoliation has begun, with harvest anticipated
As people start considering planting wheat, there are a few things to keep in mind that will save you some unnecessary insect problems.
Plant responses to defoliants and boll openers slow to a crawl as weather cools, and applications which seemingly blew bolls open within a day or two will now take much longer to work and some products will have almost no
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 18, 2016. County Agent Comments J.C. Dupree, Lauderdale County Corn harvest is over fifty percent complete and, with lack of rain in the forecast, looks like another good week for harvest.
While the earliest planted soybeans are drying down and being harvested, many later planted soybeans are exhibiting multiple diseases and some pre-mature defoliation may be occurring.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 11, 2016. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Corn harvest has begun in earnest. Early Group 3 soybeans are being harvested. Cotton defoliation will begin end of this week or
Tennessee’s 2016 cotton crop is rapidly maturing and many of our acres will receive the first shot of defoliant in the next week.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 5, 2016. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County All crops are rapidly headed for maturity. Corn harvest is slowly beginning as moisture content is still a bit high in most
The abnormally warm and wet conditions in the Mid-South during August have contributed to the highest level of target spot-driven defoliation in commercial fields to date.
A sample from the soybean sentinel plot in Coffee County collected August 29th contained very low levels of soybean rust. Late planted soybeans in the area are at risk and would benefit from a fungicide application.
On November 29, 2016, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will hold a conference to examine the agricultural downturn in the Midwest and discuss future directions for farming. With prices