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Tennessee Soybeans: Early Planted Fields and Chilling Injury

Tennessee Soybeans: Early Planted Fields and Chilling Injury

👤By Angela McClure, University of Tennessee 🕔May 5, 2016

Soybeans are pretty tolerant to air temps above 45 F after emergence, but are sometimes affected through chilling if soil temperatures are cold enough at the wrong time.

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Tennessee Field Reports: Cotton, Soybean Planting Full Steam Ahead

Tennessee Field Reports: Cotton, Soybean Planting Full Steam Ahead

👤From USDA 🕔May 3, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 1, 2016. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Wheat continues to progress well. Corn planting basically done with a few more acres to be planted once it dries up. A

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Tennessee: Weed Tour, Jackson, June 22

Tennessee: Weed Tour, Jackson, June 22

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Apr 28, 2016

The University of Tennessee Weed Tour will be held Wednesday, June 22 at the West Tennessee Research & Education Center in Jackson.

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Tennessee Corn: Pigweed Control – Delayed POST Herbicide Applications

Tennessee Corn: Pigweed Control – Delayed POST Herbicide Applications

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Apr 27, 2016

A good bit of the early April planted corn will need to be sprayed POST shortly.  However, the wet weather in the forecast for the next week will likely make for a narrow window to get these fields sprayed timely.

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Tennessee Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk on the Rise

Tennessee Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk on the Rise

👤By Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 26, 2016

As expected risk for Fusarium Head Blight/Head Scab has started to increase in the western part of Tennessee with wheat starting to bloom and rain in the forecast.

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Tennessee: Cotton Planting Forecast

Tennessee: Cotton Planting Forecast

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 25, 2016

According to the National Weather Service, the coming week looks very favorable for planting cotton.

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Tennessee Wheat: Prevent Scabby Heads – Assessing Fusarium Head Blight

Tennessee Wheat: Prevent Scabby Heads – Assessing Fusarium Head Blight

👤By Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 22, 2016

Most wheat in Tennessee has started or will start to bloom in the next week or two which is the critical timing to apply a triazole fungicide for prevention of Fusarium Head Blight.

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Tennessee: Residual Pigweed Control with PRE Herbicides Through Heavy Cover Crops

Tennessee: Residual Pigweed Control with PRE Herbicides Through Heavy Cover Crops

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Apr 21, 2016

Do herbicides applied to heavy and, on occasion, sometimes still very green cover get to the soil so they can provide residual pigweed control?

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Tennessee Wheat: Stripe Rust – Spray Now or Wait Til Bloom?

Tennessee Wheat: Stripe Rust – Spray Now or Wait Til Bloom?

👤By Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 19, 2016

More observations of stripe rust in wheat have been reported in West Tennessee. The answer to the question, “Do I spray now or wait until bloom?” depends on amount of disease present, variety, growth stage, and weather.

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Tennessee Field Reports: Corn Planting Continues Between Showers – USDA

Tennessee Field Reports: Corn Planting Continues Between Showers – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 18, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 17, 2016. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Wheat continues to progress well with warmer temperatures occurring over this past week. Many acres approaching flag leaf growth stage. Expect to

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