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  1. Kansas: K-State Program to Help Farmers Deal with Historic Ag Downturn

    December 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Louisiana: LSU Rice Clinics Scheduled Jan. 5 to Feb. 8 in 6 Locations

    December 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
  3. South Carolina: 4 Upcoming Forest Management Workshops for Woodland Owners

    January 12 @ 8:00 am - February 10 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Minnesota: Weed Resistance Workshops for Jan., Feb.

    January 13 @ 8:00 am - February 24 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Louisiana: LSU Offers 3 Irrigation Workshops in Jan., Feb.

    January 17 @ 8:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
  6. Illinois: 4 Regional Crop Management Conferences in Jan., Feb.

    January 18 @ 8:00 am - February 15 @ 5:00 pm
  7. Georgia Ag Forecast Series Scheduled Jan. 18-27

    January 18 @ 8:00 am - January 27 @ 5:00 pm
  8. Texas: Pecan Short Course, College Station, Jan 23-26

    January 23 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  9. Missouri: 9 ‘Grow Your Farm’ Sessions from Jan. – March

    January 23 @ 8:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm
  10. Texas: Red River Crops Conference, Childress Jan. 24-25

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - January 25 @ 5:00 pm
  11. South Carolina: Cotton, Peanut Grower Meetings, Sentee, Jan. 24, 26

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  12. Missouri: 4 Farm Retirement, Succession, Estate Planning Workshops in Jan., Feb.

    January 24 @ 8:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
  13. Arkansas Soil & Water Education Conference, Jonesboro, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  14. Georgia: Cotton Production Workshop, Tifton, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  15. Texas: Feed Grains Marketing Workshop, Amarillo, Jan. 25-26

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
  16. Virginia Eastern Shore Ag Conference and Trade Show, Melfa, Jan. 25-27

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - January 27 @ 5:00 pm
  17. Louisiana: Conservation Program Workshop, West Monroe, Jan. 25

    January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  18. Middle Tennessee Grain Conference, Manchester, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  19. Texas: Pesticide Applicator Course, Harleton, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  20. Texas: Feral Hog Program, Falfurrias, Jan. 26

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  21. Nebraska Livestock: 8 Nutrient Management Workshops in Jan. and Feb.

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - February 7 @ 5:00 pm
  22. Rice Industry: Upcoming Meetings in MS, AR, LA, in Jan., Feb.

    January 26 @ 8:00 am - February 8 @ 5:00 pm
  23. Texas: Llano Estacado Cotton Conference, Muleshoe, Jan. 30

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  24. Texas: Feral Hog Management Workshop, La Vernia, Jan. 30

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  25. Alabama: Upcoming Crop Production Meetings, Jan. 30, Feb. 7

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - February 7 @ 5:00 pm
  26. Indiana: Ag Business Management Workshop, West Lafayette, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2

    January 31 @ 8:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm
  27. Texas: ‘Last Chance’ CEU Training, San Angelo, Jan. 31

    January 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  28. California: Farm Labor Management Workshops Scheduled in February

    February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm
  29. Tennessee: Grain & Soybean Producers Conference, Dyersburg, Feb. 2

    February 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  30. Texas: Grain Elevator Workshop, Amarillo, Feb. 2

    February 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Virginia Cotton: Looking Forward to More Variety Choices

Virginia Cotton: Looking Forward to More Variety Choices

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Jan 11, 2017

The year is starting out pretty interesting. We have some strong candidates going forward for variety selection. Several old standby varieties remain at the top, and we are getting some challengers from the newer varieties. One of the assumptions many

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Virginia Eastern Shore Ag Conference and Trade Show, Melfa, Jan. 25-27

Virginia Eastern Shore Ag Conference and Trade Show, Melfa, Jan. 25-27

👤By Mark Reiter, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Jan 10, 2017

We look forward to seeing you January 25th through the 27th at the Annual Eastern Shore Ag Conference & Trade Show! You can find the program online here. Virginia pesticide re-certification and Certified Crop Adviser credits will be available. See

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Virginia Eastern Shore Ag Conference and Trade Show, Melfa, Jan. 25-26

Virginia Eastern Shore Ag Conference and Trade Show, Melfa, Jan. 25-26

👤By Mark Reiter, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Dec 27, 2016

Join us in Melfa, VA for the 27th Annual Eastern Shore Agricultural Conference and Trade Show on January 25-26, 2017. This event is free, open to the public, and will be held at the Eastern Shore Community College Workforce Development Center.

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Virginia Cotton: A Season Marked by 3 Weather Events and a Tough End

Virginia Cotton: A Season Marked by 3 Weather Events and a Tough End

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Nov 21, 2016

The Virginia cotton season is about wrapped up and because we are entering the holiday season. I’ll just say it’s like a Charlie Brown Christmas.  Without getting too philosophical (that could come later) this year is going to create questions

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Virginia: Good Time to Get Ahead of Wild Mustard, Wild Radish

Virginia: Good Time to Get Ahead of Wild Mustard, Wild Radish

👤By Charlie Cahoon, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Nov 17, 2016

This fall I have noticed quite a few fields plagued by wild mustard/wild radish.  These species are difficult to control primarily due to size at burndown time.  Some of the fields I have passed are already knee high and I

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Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Races to Finish

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Races to Finish

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 13, 2016. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Continued dry. Good conditions

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Virginia Field Reports: Good Week for Harvest, Frost Hits Some Areas

Virginia Field Reports: Good Week for Harvest, Frost Hits Some Areas

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 31, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 20, 2016. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Soil is getting dry

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Virginia Cotton: Hardlock Having a Big Impact on Yields

Virginia Cotton: Hardlock Having a Big Impact on Yields

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Oct 26, 2016

This part of the cotton belt has some outstanding yield history that is a good bit over 1000 pounds per acre for many farms. As a result, anytime we make less than 2 bales per acre, it is a disappointment.

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Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Speed Picking Up

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Speed Picking Up

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 25, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 23, 2016. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) First half of the

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Virginia Cotton: Hardlock Heart Breaker

Virginia Cotton: Hardlock Heart Breaker

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Oct 21, 2016

Cotton yields seem to be all over the board based on the early results from picking.  We are getting lower yields where there was no rainfall in August particularly on the lighter soil types. In addition, there seems to be

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