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Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Received 1 to 2

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Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 12, 2017

Dow AgroSciences has announced that Pindar GT herbicide is now registered for use on bearing apples and peaches in the Carolinas, and apples in Virginia.  Fruit producers’ toughest weeds, such as marestail (horseweed) and pigweed plus dozens of others are

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Virginia Field Reports: Early Cotton Harvest Begins, Other Crops Progressing Rapidly

Virginia Field Reports: Early Cotton Harvest Begins, Other Crops Progressing Rapidly

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 8, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Another hot, dry week.

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Virginia Field Reports: Dry Conditions Continue

Virginia Field Reports: Dry Conditions Continue

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 1, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN LOUDOUN (Jim Hilleary) Dry. Surface water shortage

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Virginia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Makes Steady Progress, Peanut Digging Begins

Virginia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Makes Steady Progress, Peanut Digging Begins

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 24, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Hot and dry. Plants

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Virginia: Distribution of Herbicide-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

Virginia: Distribution of Herbicide-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

👤By Charlie Cahoon, Virginia Cooperative Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Sep 20, 2017

Italian ryegrass is one of the most common and troublesome weeds Virginia small grain producers face.  The weed competes with wheat for essential nutrients, sunlight, and moisture and also interferes with harvest.

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Virginia Field Reports: Good Week for Corn Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Good Week for Corn Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) We are rather dry.

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Virginia Field Reports: Farmers Working Hard to Harvest Ahead of Hurricane

Virginia Field Reports: Farmers Working Hard to Harvest Ahead of Hurricane

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 10, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Rather cool week. Four

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Virginia Soybeans: 4 Steps for Estimating Yields

Virginia Soybeans: 4 Steps for Estimating Yields

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 8, 2017

This is the time of year when many are wondering what kind of yield potential is out there.  You can estimate your yield using the steps outlined below.  But I will warn you that such an estimate is not very

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Virginia Soybean: Submit Entries for 2017 Yield Contest

Virginia Soybean: Submit Entries for 2017 Yield Contest

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 6, 2017

The Virginia Soybean Association in cooperation with Virginia Cooperative Extension would like to announce the 2017 Virginia Soybean Yield Contest. The purpose of the Virginia Soybean Yield Contest is to emphasize and demonstrate the practices necessary to produce maximum economic

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