Virginia - News and Analysis

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Virginia Cotton: Heading for Home Stretch

It seems like we are headed for the home stretch now with the cotton season. The weather was both drier […]

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Virginia: Harvest Continues as Weather Allows, Rains Increase Soybean Disease – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 14, 2014. The Commonwealth experienced diverse weather this week. Western Virginia […]

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Virginia Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome, Brown Stem Rot Showing Up

Many fields are exhibiting symptoms of interveinal chlorosis and necrosis. In the some areas (hot spots), leaves are burning up […]

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Virginia: Soybean Looper Alert is Warranted

Soybeans in parts of North Carolina, especially in their eastern “Blacklands,” have been plagued by soybean looper infestations for a […]

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Virginia Cotton: Taking an Optimistic View of Heavy Rain

The last few days were like a hurricane with no wind with the highest amount of rain reported as 12 […]

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Virginia: Corn Harvest Underway, Heat Stresses Soybeans – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 7, 2014. It was a hot week for Virginia. Temperatures were […]

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Virginia Peanuts: 30-40 Days to Optimum Maturity

Maturity wise, seasonal heat units accumulated by peanut fields from May 1 to Sep 1 in Virginia are between 2252 […]

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Virginia Cotton: Anticipating Maturity

September came in quite hot and there are a number of chances of rainfall through the weekend. It would be […]

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Virginia: Corn Harvest Gets Started with Dry Weather – USDA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 31, 2014. It was a hot and humid week for the […]

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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 […]

Sunbelt Ag News

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