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Tennessee: Limited Corn Harvest Begins Amid Welcome Rains – USDA

Tennessee: Limited Corn Harvest Begins Amid Welcome Rains – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 25, 2015

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 23, 2015. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Much needed rain received this week to help finish off all crops. J.C. DuPree, Lauderdale County Overall, upland cotton, corn, and soybeans

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Tennessee: Cover Crops To Consider for this Fall

Tennessee: Cover Crops To Consider for this Fall

👤By Garret Montgomery, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 25, 2015

A recent survey in Tennessee showed that 22% or our row crop acres were planted after a cover crop. In light of the PPO resistant Palmer amaranth we believe this number should go up as a good cover crop may

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Tennessee Corn: Controlling Weeds With Cover Crops

Tennessee Corn: Controlling Weeds With Cover Crops

👤By Garret Montgomery, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 20, 2015 Read Full Article
Tennessee Sorghum: Waiting to Put on Harvest Aids for Sugarcane Aphids

Tennessee Sorghum: Waiting to Put on Harvest Aids for Sugarcane Aphids

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 20, 2015

The questions of the week have been … when/if should I put an insecticide out with my harvest aid for sugarcane aphids in sorghum, or should I wait to do this until harvest? First, I’ll refer you to a good article

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Tennessee Soybeans: Managing Green Cloverworms and Loopers

Tennessee Soybeans: Managing Green Cloverworms and Loopers

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 20, 2015

I’m getting more calls about a fair number of green cloverworms and scattered, below-threshold loopers in soybean, primarily later maturing fields. Please refer to last week’s article about knowing the difference and recommended treatment thresholds for these pests. I wanted

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Tennessee: Crops in Mostly Good to Excellent Condition – USDA

Tennessee: Crops in Mostly Good to Excellent Condition – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 18, 2015

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 16, 2015. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County All crops progressing well. Continue to find more sugarcane aphid in more grain sorghum fields with a few isolated fields reaching treatment

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Tennessee Sorghum: What’s with the Unusually Taller Plants

Tennessee Sorghum: What’s with the Unusually Taller Plants

👤By Austin Scott, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 14, 2015

With more acres planted in grain sorghum this year than any previous year, some unusual questions have been posed. The most common one that doesn’t really apply to management issues is “Why are some plants significantly taller than others and

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Tennessee: Soybean Loopers, Green Cloverworms on the Rise

Tennessee: Soybean Loopers, Green Cloverworms on the Rise

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 13, 2015

Green cloverworms are being reported in some fields at or near economic treatment thresholds. Soybean loopers infestation are on the rise to our South, which might indicate that our late-maturing fields are at risk down the road.

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Tennessee Sorghum: To Apply Harvest Aids or Not?

Tennessee Sorghum: To Apply Harvest Aids or Not?

👤By Angela McClure, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 12, 2015

Early planted sorghum is maturing and producers will need to decide soon if they want to spray a harvest product to aid in combining.  A harvest aid kills the grain sorghum plant (glyphosate) or dries up leaves (sodium chlorate) and

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Tennessee Cotton: Calculating the Last Effective Bloom Date

Tennessee Cotton: Calculating the Last Effective Bloom Date

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 12, 2015

By definition, the last effective bloom date is the day in which the probability of a new flower developing into a boll and making its way into the basket declines to below 50%.  Since it is unlikely (probability less than

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