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Tennessee Farmer of the Year Has Row Crops, Livestock, Dairy Operation

Tennessee Farmer of the Year Has Row Crops, Livestock, Dairy Operation

👤By Patricia McDaniels, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 24, 2017

On 3,300 acres in southern Middle Tennessee, Mike Robinson and his wife, Krislyn, have spent 32 years raising cattle and a family as well as planting, cultivating and harvesting a variety of row crops. All the labor has paid off

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Tennessee: Where Did the Horseweed Go?

Tennessee: Where Did the Horseweed Go?

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Where is the horseweed (marestail)?  That has been a common question this March.

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Tennessee Wheat: Consider Herbicide Plant Back Intervals on Failed Stand Decisions

Tennessee Wheat: Consider Herbicide Plant Back Intervals on Failed Stand Decisions

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 17, 2017

It will be the end of next week (March 24) before we can tell how badly the wheat was injured from the cold temperatures this week. The herbicides that have been applied to the wheat must play a factor in

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Tennessee: Freeze Damage to Jointing Wheat

Tennessee: Freeze Damage to Jointing Wheat

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 13, 2017

For much of Tennessee’s wheat, the cold front which moved through Saturday (March 11th) dropped temperatures near the danger zone.

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Tennessee: 2 Ag E-commerce Workshops, Memphis, April 18, May 9

Tennessee: 2 Ag E-commerce Workshops, Memphis, April 18, May 9

👤By Patricia McDaniels, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 13, 2017

Is e-commerce right for your farm? To help farmers answer this question, the University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture will conduct “E-commerce for Direct Farm Marketers” workshops in Memphis on April 18, 2017, and in Jonesborough, on May 9.

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Tennessee Cotton: Dealing with Verticillium Wilt in the Tennessee Valley

Tennessee Cotton: Dealing with Verticillium Wilt in the Tennessee Valley

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 3, 2017

The new publication, “W 403: Verticillium Wilt in Tennessee Valley Cotton” provides background on Verticillium wilt, summarizes recent variety trial results, and highlights other practices that can reduce the impact of the disease.  

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Tennessee Cover Crops: Change in Pest Management Strategies Needed

Tennessee Cover Crops: Change in Pest Management Strategies Needed

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 1, 2017

Experience has taught us that allowing green vegetation to persist in a field within a few weeks of planting can increase the risk to certain pest problems. Thus, we need to adjust our pest management practices to avoid crop losses when cover crops

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Tennessee Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Tolerant Hybrids

Tennessee Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Tolerant Hybrids

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 1, 2017

Although it appears grain sorghum acres will be quite low in Tennessee during 2017, a list of sorghum hybrids with tolerance to sugarcane aphid has been developed.

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Tennessee: Risk Management – Ask Your Neighbors What They’re Planting

Tennessee: Risk Management – Ask Your Neighbors What They’re Planting

👤By Danny Morris, University of Tennessee 🕔Feb 27, 2017

In 2017, farmers will need to communicate with their neighboring producers of what they intend to plant to minimize the risks of drift damage from herbicide technologies.

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Tennessee Weeds: Additional Nozzles Added to XtendiMax Label

Tennessee Weeds: Additional Nozzles Added to XtendiMax Label

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Feb 21, 2017

The EPA has approved the use of 20 other nozzles sizes besides the TTI 11004 for XtendiMax. The additional nozzles on the list are good with respect to having more options but keep in mind that the nozzles are only

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