Virginia - News and Analysis

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Virginia Soybeans: Corn Earworms Low But Plenty Resistant

Although we hear rumors of worms in soybean fields, our scouting does not confirm this.  We are finding almost none […]

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Virginia: Fall Armyworm Moth Counts Unusually High

For the past several years we have been using pheromone traps to monitor fall armyworm moth flights at the Tidewater […]

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Virginia: Rains Boost Soil Moisture, Benefit Crops – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 24, 2014. Virginia experienced scattered rain showers and seasonable temperatures this […]

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Virginia Cotton: First-and-Goal at the 1-Yard Line

I am in a bit of a quandary today trying to decide on what to discuss regarding cotton. Some people […]

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Virginia Cotton: Rainfall Differences Showing Up

The region is setting up to have some differences based on rainfall in August. I am not sure exactly where […]

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Virginia: Light Soybean Insect Pressure, Poor Pasture Conditions – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 17, 2014. The Old Dominion experienced diverse rain showers this week. […]

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Virginia Cotton: Cut Out Showing Up a Little Early

Rainfall this week will be beneficial for much of the cotton, including some that is cutting out quite hard. The […]

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Virginia Corn: Southern Rust an Issue in Late-Planted Fields

Southern rust continues to be reported on corn in Virginia. Southern rust was first confirmed August 3 on corn samples […]

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Virginia Peanuts: Sclerotinia Blight Risk Remains High

Sclerotinia blight risk has been, and continues to be, high this summer and timely fungicide applications based on advisories and […]

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Virginia Peanuts: Late-Season Weed Control

Yesterday a farmer asked what herbicide to use for ragweed control at this time of year. I am not a […]

Sunbelt Ag News

    Delta Soybean Yields Start Strong; Sugarcane Aphid Marches On – AgFax8-29

    California: Pinnacle Announces Acquisition of Kerman Ag Resources8-29

    DTN Cotton Open: Extends Prior-Session Loss8-29

    Midwest Farm Lenders Expect Solid Output; Lower Farm Income – Federal Reserve8-29

    Farm Payments to Stakeholders Rise as Gov. Payments Decline – USDA8-29

    Young Farmer in Your Future? – Helping Him or Her is Key to Success. – DTN8-29

    Net Farm Income Forecast to Fall,10.6% Decline Crop Value – USDA8-29

    DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Pits to Start with Mixed Prices8-29

    DTN Grain Open: Wheat Continues to Rally8-29

    Keith Good: Corn, Soybean Farmers May Face Financial Pinch in 20158-29

    AFB Grain-Soybean Close: Prices Move Mostly Higher8-28

    AFB Cotton Close: Market Turns Lower8-28

    AFB Rice Close: Futures Lower Across the Board8-28

    Grain TV: Ukraine Conflict Escalates, Boosts Wheat8-28

    DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Slam Sharply Higher8-28

    Doane Cotton Close: News from China Moves Market Lower8-28

    Alabama: Pesticide Clean Days, Sept. 3-48-28

    Oklahoma: Fall Cotton Tour, Hydro, Sept. 118-28

    Rice Harvest Eases Into Gear In Midsouth – AgFax8-28

    Farm Drones Under Scrutiny: Farmers Impatient for FAA Ruling – DTN8-28

    USDA Readies Dairy Program, Producers Able to Sign Up Tuesday – DTN8-28

    AgFax Rice Review: China Could Be Big U.S. Market; Drip Irrigation Good for Yields, Environment8-28

    DTN Cotton Close: Settles at 3 Session Low8-28

    DTN Grain Close: Wheat Higher As Russia Expands Military Presence8-28

    DTN Livestock Midday: Strong Gains Develop in Cattle Futures8-28

    U.S. Grain Transportation: Inspections Continue to Increase8-28

    Farm Program Decisions Hinge on Uncertain 2014 Crop Prices8-28

    Raindrops Keep Falling on Heads of Many Midwest Farmers — DTN8-28

    DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Leads Markets Higher8-28

    Economist: Big Potential in China for U.S. Corn, Livestock Exports8-28

    John Deere Lays Off 460 from Waterloo, Iowa Factory8-28

    U.S. Energy: Retail Gas Prices Follow Crude Prices Lower8-28

    Gasoline Prices: Decline by 2 Cents8-28

    Propane Stocks: Up to 74.7M Barrels8-28

    Diesel Prices: Average Drops a Penny8-28

    Sugarcane Aphid In Grain Sorghum: Florida, Georgia Find Infestations8-27

    Cotton – Midsouth – Bolls Opening, Early Defoliation Nears – AgFax8-27

    Midwest Corn and Soybeans Need Warm, Clear September – AgFax8-27

    Cotton – Southeast – More Open Bolls, Lingering Pests – AgFax8-27

    Farm Groups Map Waters to Block Clean Water Act Changes – DTN8-27

    Texas: 2 More Counties Make Natural Disaster List8-27

    Southwest May Face ‘Megadrought’ This Century, Say Scientists8-27

    China’s Citizenship Reform Should Benefit Farmers — DTN8-27

    What Can We Learn about Corn, Soybean Yields from Crop Tours?8-27

    Consider Sulfur for Your Fertility Plans This Fall — DTN8-27

    Rough Rice: Stocks Down 13 Percent from August 2013 — USDA8-27

    AgFax Peanut Review: Clemson Field Day Next Thurs; New Allergy Research Shows Promise8-27

    South Carolina: Peanut Field Day, Blackville, Sept. 48-27

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

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

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

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

    Your Farm Business and the Affordable Care Act8-26

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

    USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices8-26

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

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

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

    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

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