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Tennessee: Aerial Sowing Cover Crops for Weed Control

The wet month of August does greatly increase the probability that aerial seeding will be successful as we enter September.

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Tennessee: UT Cotton Tour Set Sept. 3 at Jackson

The event is at the WTREC (605 Airways Blvd., Jackson, TN 38301); registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the […]

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Tennessee Soybeans: Late-Planted Crop May Need Fungicide

While many full season fields are past the growth stage of spraying a fungicide (R6), later planted soybean may still […]

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Tennessee Sorghum: Updated Sugarcane Aphid Distribution Maps

The graphics show the known distribution across the South of sugarcane aphids in 2014, including confirmed finds on sorghum in […]

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Tennessee Soybeans: Several Factors Contribute to Yellow Tops

It appears that the plants are experiencing a K deficiency in the top nodes that is caused by impaired root uptake of […]

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Tennessee: Insect Update — Stink Bugs Building in Soybeans

Insects are predictably unpredictable, but some general observations for this current week can be made.

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Tennessee: Dry Weather Persists in South, Stresses Crops – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 17, 2014. While rains and cooler temperatures occurred throughout most other […]

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Tennessee Grain Sorghum: Harvest Aid Options

Desiccant options for grain sorghum are more limited than other crops; basically we are limited to glyphosate or sodium chlorate.

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Tennessee Sorghum: Section 18 Granted for Transform

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture and the EPA have approved a specific exemption allowing the use of Transform WG for […]

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Tennessee Cotton: Nearing the End for Insect Problems

Some fields have now reached a maturity where we should have terminated insecticide applications for plant bugs, stink bugs and […]

Sunbelt Ag News

    Cotton in Southwest – Early Yield Reports Good; Oklahoma Needs Rain – AgFax8-26

    Grain TV: Sept.-Nov. Soy Spread Unwinds8-26

    Weather, Insects, Equipment Insurance, Health Issues – What Else? – DTN8-26

    DTN Livestock Close: Oversold Lean Hog Futures Move Sharply Higher8-26

    DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Unlikely to See Significant Declines8-26

    Doane Cotton Close: Dec. Tops 40-Day Average8-26

    Will High Yields Rescue 2014 Crop Returns? Not for Many.8-26

    AFB Grain-Soybean Close: Big Drop in Soy, Corn Down, Wheat Mostly Higher8-26

    AFB Cotton Close: Dec. Continues to Work Higher8-26

    AFB Rice Close: Trades Lower withing Yesterday’s Range8-26

    Your Farm Business and the Affordable Care Act8-26

    DTN Cotton Close: Highest Finish in a Month8-26

    AgFax Grain Review: Midwest Storage Concerns; Cereal Rye Makes Good Cover Crop8-26

    DTN Grain Close: Steady To Lower; September Beans Plummet8-26

    USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices8-26

    DTN Livestock Midday: Hog Futures Lead Complex Higher8-26

    DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Leading Trade Lower8-26

    Pork: U.S. Exports to Japan Increase but Competition is Growing — DTN8-26

    Arkansas: UA Cotton Field Day Slated Sept. 9 at Manila8-26

    DTN Cotton Open: Futures Move Slightly Higher8-26

    Missouri: Fisher Delta Center Field Day Set Sept. 2 in Portageville8-26

    DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Pits Likely to Start Lower8-26

    DTN Grain Open: Wheat Steady, Corn and Beans Lower8-26

    Keith Good: Farm Incomes, Capital Spending Show Decline in 2nd Quarter8-26

    Doane Cotton Close: Finishes Down Very Slightly8-25

    Corn Rootworm Researchers Handcuffed by Time — DTN8-25

    Good on Grain: Looking for a Corn Consumption Response8-25

    DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Domestic Ammonia Prices Increase8-25

    Environmental Health: Farm-Based Nitrogen Emissions Unavoidable, Can Be Minimized8-25

    Brazil Soybeans: Prices Slide as Acreage Rises — DTN8-25

    Flint on Crops: Stress Avoidance Critical for Crops — and People8-25

    Shurley on Cotton: Prices Show Faint Signs of Life8-25

    Cleveland on Cotton: Heavy Hat Sitting on 67-68 Cent Mark8-22

    Rice Crop: Harvest Progresses in Texas, Louisiana; Arkansas Farmers Unpaid8-22

    Rice Market: Futures Push to New High Before Hit with Selling Pressure8-22

    Peanuts – Drought, Dry-Weather Pests Persist in Lower Southeast – AgFax8-22

    Southern Soybeans – Midsouth Harvest Widens – AgFax8-22

    Rice Harvest Starts In Arkansas, Barely – AgFax8-22

    Cotton In Midsouth – Bollworms Build – AgFax8-22

    Mississippi Hunting: Plant Proper Fields for Upcoming Dove Season8-22

    Taxes: Donating Crops Can Mean Substantial Tax Savings8-22

    Georgia Peanut Commission Promotes Consumption Through Sporting Events8-22

    USDA: Peanut Price Highlights8-22

    Georgia: Pecan Growers Association Field Day, Tifton, Sept. 48-22

    Mississippi Soybeans: Growers Anticipate Record Yield8-22

    Farming on the Mother Road: Change is Operative Word in New Mexico – DTN8-22

    Mississippi: Cool-Season Food Plots Benefit Wildlife, Diversity8-22

    Beef Checkoff Effort Stalls – DTN8-21

    Farming on the Mother Road: Amarillo, Heart of Cattle Feed Country – DTN8-21

    Biofuels: Nebraska Switchgrass Cultivar Provides Promise – DTN8-21

    Louisiana: Rice Disease Field Tour, Crowley, Aug. 268-21

    Chumrau on Wheat: Large World Supply Is Certain, Quality Is the Question8-21

    U.S. Grain Transportation: STB Takes Steps to Resolve Rail Backlog8-21

    U.S. Drought Outlook: Improvement Across Southwest, California Still Dry8-21

    U.S. Energy: Midland Crude Prices Falling Below Cushing Prices8-21

    Gasoline Prices: Decrease by 3 Cents8-21

    Propane Stocks: Up 2.5M Barrels8-21

    Diesel Prices: Average Drops 1 Cent8-21

    North Carolina Soybeans: Cause of Leaf Yellowing, Curling Unknown8-21

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