The Latest

Upcoming Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events

Back to homepage

Virginia

Virginia Field Reports: Good Weather Speeds Along Soybean Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Good Weather Speeds Along Soybean Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 26, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Seasonal weather for the

Read Full Article
Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Making Progress Where Conditions Allow

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Making Progress Where Conditions Allow

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 19, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Seasonable weather for the

Read Full Article
Virginia Field Reports: Cold, Wet Conditions Limit Field Work

Virginia Field Reports: Cold, Wet Conditions Limit Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Cool, wet week put

Read Full Article
Virginia Soybeans: What’s the Best Maturity Group for Your Farm?

Virginia Soybeans: What’s the Best Maturity Group for Your Farm?

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension Specialist 🕔Nov 9, 2017

Yields are coming in from our variety tests – yields are good, not great, but good, ranging from the upper 40’s to low 70’s.  I hope to get a summary of the maturity group (MG) 3 and 4 tests out

Read Full Article
Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Speeds Along

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Speeds Along

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 5, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. WESTERN ROCKBRIDGE (Thomas Stanley) Cool temperatures and light

Read Full Article
Virginia Cotton: Reflections on the 2017 Season

Virginia Cotton: Reflections on the 2017 Season

👤By Johnny Parker, Cotton Agronomist 🕔Nov 3, 2017

We are often having to wait about 3 weeks after defoliation to be able to pick.  I guess it is a good problem to have and a lot of it makes sense when we think back to the growing season.  July

Read Full Article
Virginia Field Reports: Welcomed Rains and Strong Harvest Conditions

Virginia Field Reports: Welcomed Rains and Strong Harvest Conditions

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 30, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 29, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Area received much needed

Read Full Article
Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Progressing Rapidly, 1st Frost in Some Areas

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Progressing Rapidly, 1st Frost in Some Areas

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 22, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Another dry week. Widespread

Read Full Article
Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Received 1 to 2

Read Full Article
Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 12, 2017

Dow AgroSciences has announced that Pindar GT herbicide is now registered for use on bearing apples and peaches in the Carolinas, and apples in Virginia.  Fruit producers’ toughest weeds, such as marestail (horseweed) and pigweed plus dozens of others are

Read Full Article