Reports are variable but many are seeing a large increase in the numbers of tarnished plant bugs in cotton, especially nymphs.
The June 1 estimates of corn and soybean stocks released by the USDA on June 30 provided some big surprises. The corn stocks estimate was about 200 million bushels larger than anticipated, while the soybean stocks estimate was about 40
Reminder – Soybean Scout Schools will be held in Middle and East Tennessee on July 20 and 21, respectively, at the times and locations below. The programs are supported by the Tennessee Soybean Promotion Board and include basic information about crop development,
It’s shaping up to be a busy year managing plant bugs, but I’m also seeing and hearing about spider mites in some fields.
Variety selection should be one of our biggest decisions when planning for the upcoming crop year.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 10, 2016. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County All crops are making good progress. We really need a good slow soaking rain in most areas. Jeff Via, Fayette County The
Using what is known as a Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), scientists with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have modeled what would happen if Tennessee soybean and corn farmers incorporated an unfertilized winter wheat cover crop into
The University of Tennessee offers 3 10 minute videos focused on scouting fields for insect pests.
We’ve had a recent spike of tarnished plant bug movement into cotton fields in many areas, and I’ve received a number of calls about what to spray.
The 2016 Mid-South Agricultural Finance Conference is set for August 3, 2016 at the Boling University Center on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Martin.
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and other Democratic officeholders from rural areas said at the Democratic National Convention here that rural America needs Hillary Clinton rather than Donald Trump as president.