Virginia - News and Analysis

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Virginia: Roller Coaster of Weather Conditions – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 29, 2015 GENERAL COMMENTS March was a difficult month for Virginia’s […]

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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 […]

Sunbelt Ag News

    Grain TV: Corn Exports Remain Strong3-30

    DTN Livestock Close: Lean Hogs Jump Following Quarterly Inventory3-30

    USDA Reports Preview: Soybean Stocks Are the Number to Watch – DTN3-30

    AFB Grain-Soybean Close: Markets Position Ahead of Planting Reports3-30

    AFB Cotton Close: Unable to Pass Resistance3-30

    AFB Rice Close: Futures Consolidate Below Resistance3-30

    Almonds and Pistachios: Chinese Tastes for U.S. Nuts Fuel Demand3-30

    DTN Cotton Close: Traders Await Prospective Planting Numbers3-30

    Video: 6 Need-To-Know Things About Tree Crops3-30

    DTN Grain Close: Wheat Jumps on Weather Concerns3-30

    Louisiana Rice: 2 New Clearfield Lines Show Some Promise3-30

    Corn, Soybeans: Expected Returns and Acre Shifts – farmdoc3-30

    Ag in Harvard? Spring Break Trip Explores Rural Life – DTN3-30

    DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Spot Shortages to Drive Domestic Prices3-30

    DTN Livestock Midday: Aggressive Pressure in Cattle Complex3-30

    DTN Grain Midday: Good Progress in South America3-30

    Corn: 3 Tips to Better Manage Cutworms3-30

    DTN Cotton Open: Cash Grower Sales Decline3-30

    DTN Livestock Open: Moderate Strength Expected3-30

    Flint on Crops: Best Time to Apply Lime? Whenever It’s Needed3-30

    DTN Grain Open: Rally in the U.S. Dollar Index3-30

    Texas Rice: Section 18 Requires More Work Than You Might Think – Mo Way3-27

    Farmland Partners Buys 15,000 Row Crop Acres In Carolinas, Virginia3-27

    Rice Market: Export Pace Continues Strong, Still Not Much Planting3-27

    Rose on Cotton: Don’t Miss an Opportunity. Get Short Terms in Place.3-27

    Video: 8 Need-to-know Things About Southern Grain3-27

    Cover Crops: What’s the Cost? Online Tool Helps Figure it Out.3-27

    ARC-PLC Deadline Extension: 77% of Farmers Have Made a Decision – DTN3-27

    Soybeans: What Inputs Can You Cut Back? 5 Main Choices. – DTN3-27

    Cleveland On Cotton: “December has 70-cents-plus written all over it.”3-27

    Texas: Feral Hog, Predator Management Workshop, Rocksprings, April 243-27

    Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA3-27

    Video: 13 Best Practices to Manage Tarnished Plant Bugs3-27

    Peanut Stocks: Utilization Up 7% Over Last Year3-27

    USDA: Peanut Price Highlights3-27

    Soybeans: How Has Chinese Demand Impacted the Market? – farmdoc3-27

    Oklahoma City Farm Show, April 3-53-27

    Texas: Hale and Swisher Crops Conference, Plainview, April 143-27

    Louisiana: Soybean Board Awards LSU $1.9M for Soy Research3-27

    Base Acres and ARC-PLC Deadline Extended to April 7 – No Surprise Here.3-27

    Mississippi: Students Learn Soil Management, Conservation by Getting Down in the Dirt3-27

    Estate Planning: Farmers Gift the Farm to Their Rural Community – DTN3-27

    Southern Corn: Wide Delays Continue, How Late Can You Go? – AgFax3-27

    Corn Maybe Has More Bullish Potential Than Beans Ahead Of USDA Projections3-27

    Georgia: Wheat Leaf Rust Detected, May Want to Check the Field3-27

    Death Tax: South Dakota Congressman Pushes Repeal, Tells Her Story – Video3-26

    Environmental Group Questions USDA’s Science Integrity – DTN3-26

    Making Money With Manure, Advantages of Composting and Additives – DTN3-26

    Chumrau on Wheat: Where More Rain is Needed to Make the HRW Crop3-26

    Texas Wheat: Concho, McCulloch Counties Wheat Tour, Millersview, April 303-26

    Sorghum: Why It’s South China’s Hottest Import Grain – DTN3-26

    ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero3-26

    Moving Grain: Ohio River Barge Traffic Improves3-26

    Video: Summary of U.S. Drought Monitor in One Minute3-26

    Drought Monitor: Warm, Dry Weather Further Depletes Snowpacks3-26

    Wheat Yields: What to Expect? A Historical Perspective – farmdoc3-26

    Oklahoma: Ag Pesticide Disposal, Purcell, April 223-26

    Residential Propane, Heating Oil: Prices Decrease3-26

    Diesel: Prices Decrease3-26

    Gasoline: Prices Up Slightly3-26

    U.S. Energy: Gasoline Specifications Change and So Does the Price3-26

    Midwest Soybean Plantings Up If Weather Delays Continue – DTN3-26

    New Swine Census Expected to be Full of “Oopsies” – DTN3-26

    Grain TV: Increased Ethanol Production3-25

    Michigan: 31 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas3-25

    Oklahoma: Payne County Designated Natural Disaster Area3-25

    Marketing: Are You Really Getting the Best Price for Your Crop? – farmdoc3-25

    Spray Drift: Checking Wind Speed Isn’t Enough – DTN3-25

    Irrigation – Moisture Sensors Pay Dividends, Says This Consultant (Podcast)3-25

    Illinois Soybean Farmers Asked to Complete Online Survey3-25

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