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.
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
The University of Tennessee Weed Tour will be held Wednesday, June 22 at the West Tennessee Research & Education Center in Jackson.
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.
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.
According to the National Weather Service, the coming week looks very favorable for planting cotton.
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.
Do herbicides applied to heavy and, on occasion, sometimes still very green cover get to the soil so they can provide residual pigweed control?
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.
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
Not much movement is being seen in retail fertilizer prices with bids continuing to trade in a narrow range for the third straight week, according to DTN’s latest retail fertilizer