Virginia - News and Analysis

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Tobacco Thrips – Not Hard To Find Neonic Resistance

Be aware of the development of insecticide resistance in tobacco thrips to the widely-used class of neonicotinoid inseciticides. This includes […]

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Virginia Sorghum: Hybrids Good for Single-Cropping, Not After Wheat

Not long ago, it was estimated that the break even yield for grain sorghum grown in the Mid-Atlantic is 85 […]

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Virginia: Bath County Declared Primary Natural Disaster Area by USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Bath County in Virginia as a primary natural disaster area due to damages […]

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Peanuts: Multi-State Variety Trials For Virginia-Types

The 2014 multi-state peanut variety trial report for Virginia-types is now available. It includes trials in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina, […]

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Virginia Cotton: Choosing the ‘Best’ Variety

A common question I get this time of the year as farmers stop by the cotton gin is: “What is […]

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Virginia: Rains Help Pastures but Some Areas Remain Dry – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 23, 2014. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY Comments are based on comments […]

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Virginia: Corn, Soybean Growers Face Tough Calls Ahead

Mid-Atlantic and Southeast growers face tough cropping decisions in the coming weeks and months based on economics by Barney Bernstein […]

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Virginia: Dry Weather Aids Harvest, Grains Need Moisture – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 16, 2014. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY Comments are based on comments […]

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Virginia: Good Harvest Progress as Temperatures Drop – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 2, 2014. A cold front moved across the Old Dominion this […]

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Virginia Cotton: Warm Weather Comes at Good Time

The recent pretty weather has been helpful for preparing the second half of our cotton crop for harvest. Approximately half […]

Sunbelt Ag News

    Trade Promotion Authority: Vilsack Whips Up Support2-27

    Ethanol: Corn Growers Defend RFS – DTN2-27

    Planting: New Rigs at the Top of Their Game – DTN2-27

    Rice Market: Only Feeble Signs of Price Improvement2-27

    Grain TV: Ethanol Plants Drive Corn Basis Higher2-27

    Wheat: Study Sheds Light on Stem Rust Disease in Africa and Asia2-27

    AFB Grain-Soybean Close: Strong Outside Markets Provide Good Support2-27

    AFB Cotton Close: Selling Continues with Wide Range2-27

    AFB Rice Close: Positive Finish for the Week2-27

    Nebraska: Can You Shoot an Uninvited Drone?2-27

    Turkey Hunting: Tips for the Spring Gobbler Season2-27

    DTN Livestock Close: Slow, Choppy Trade2-27

    Doane Cotton Close: Technical Selling, Profit-Taking Weigh on Market2-27

    Cotton Base Acres Count as Generic Base Under Farm Bill2-27

    Soybeans: Monsanto Plans In-Field Training for Roundup Ready2 Xtend2-27

    DTN Cotton Close: Texas Could See More Freezing Rain, Snow2-27

    Shurley on Cotton: Improvement Slows Down, but What Else Did We Expect?2-27

    Peanut Stocks and Processing: Utilization Up 7%2-27

    USDA: Peanut Price Highlights2-27

    Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA2-27

    DTN Grain Close: Brazil Truck Strike Remains a Market Mover2-27

    Keith Good: Chinese Corn Imports Not Likely to Recover; Food Stamp Debate Wages On2-27

    Georgia Celebrates National Peanut Month with PB&J Day, Donations2-27

    USDA Changes Deadline: Yield History Update, Reallocation Base Now Due March 312-27

    DTN Grain Midday: Short-Covering in Fairly Quiet Trade2-27

    DTN Livestock Midday: Markets Hit by Selling Pressure2-27

    U.S. Grain Transportation: West Coast Ports Return to Normal2-27

    Pinnacle’s Sanders in 9 Southern States with Newest Acquisition2-27

    DTN Grain Open: Brazil Trucker Strike Fueling Soybean Market2-27

    DTN Cotton Open: Higher Finish on Last Trade Day of February?2-27

    DTN Livestock Open: In Cattle, Maybe Moderately Higher Early2-27

    South Carolina: Got Wild Hogs? Time To Speak Up.2-27

    Texas: Master Marketer Program Hits 25th Year, Going Strong2-27

    Louisiana Rice: Losing Methyl Bromide Creates Challenge For Bin Insect Control2-27

    Iowa Senate Approved Tougher Restrictions on Manure Applications – DTN2-26

    NFL Star Turned Farmer Engages Youth, Community Through Ag – DTN2-26

    Chumrau on Wheat: USDA Forecasts Higher Production in 2015-162-26

    Corn Yields: Expectations for the 2015 Average – What Does History Teach Us?2-26

    ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero2-26

    NRCS Invests $84M Natural Disaster Funds in 13 States2-26

    Georgia: Crabgrass Control Depends on Soil Temperatures2-26

    DTN Cotton Close: Bounces Off New High2-26

    Climate Corporation To Deliver Enhanced Climate Pro Service At $3 Per Acre2-26

    Early Spring Best Time to Test and Tune Farm Machinery2-26

    Ag Conservation Easement Program Accepting Comments on Final Rule2-26

    Pesticide Drift: Calm, Still Days Are Most Dangerous – DTN2-26

    Livestock: Port Resumptions Bring Meat Industry a Sigh of Relief – DTN2-26

    Keith Good: Global Soybean Issues; Vilsack on Crop Insurance; Food Stamps Re-Revisited2-26

    Farm Bill Deadlines Approach: 17 Questions – Answers for Landlords2-25

    U.S. Energy: ExxonMobil California Refinery Outage – Implications for Oil Markets2-25

    Propane Inventories, Prices Dip2-25

    Gas Prices Continue to Climb2-25

    Diesel Prices on the Rise2-25

    DTN Cotton Close: Futures Rally Off Early Losses2-25

    DTN Grain Close: Soybean Prices See-Saw Lower2-25

    California: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas2-25

    Arizona: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas2-25

    Farm Management: 4 Cost Control Plans to Make Ends Meet – DTN2-25

    Texas: Sutton County Designated Natural Disaster Area2-25

    Brazil Soybean Harvest: Truck Driver Blockades Hit Farmers Hard – DTN2-25

    Texas: Planter Clinic, Dimmit, March 112-25

    South Carolina Peach Farmer Honored for Achievement in Produce Innovation2-25

    Keith Good: Exports Damaged by Port Delays; Ethanol Production Cutting Back2-25

    Keith Good: Senate Ag Committee Hears from Farmers2-25

    Crop Insurance: ARC Payments Pretty Good for 2014 Corn2-24

    Revenue Insurance: The Upside Down Safety Net2-24

    USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices2-24

    DTN Fertilizer Trends: Slow Climb Higher; Canadian Rail Strike Fuels Prices2-24

    No More Cuts: 392 Farm, Nutrition, Conservation Groups Urge Congress to Stop – DTN2-24

    Looking at Biodiesel Through a Chicken House Window2-24

    Biofuels: Novel Pretreatment Could Cut Costs by 30% or More2-24

    Welch on Grain: USDA Projects Reduced Acreage2-24

    Welch on Wheat: Texas Crop Still in Great Condition2-24

    Fertilizer: Verdesian Adds Polymer-Based Option To UAN Protectant2-24

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