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Virginia Corn: Stink Bug Numbers Continue to Climb

Virginia Corn: Stink Bug Numbers Continue to Climb

👤From Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Brown stink bug numbers have continued to increase in eastern Virginia from the Northern Neck to the Tidewater region. We have scouted fields in Suffolk and Caroline County with higher than threshold infestations spanning the entire field. Infestations in most fields

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Virginia Field Crops: Wheat Harvest Makes Good Progress Where Weather Allows

Virginia Field Crops: Wheat Harvest Makes Good Progress Where Weather Allows

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 18, 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) Widely scattered thunderstorms

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Virginia Corn: Stink Bug Numbers Increasing

Virginia Corn: Stink Bug Numbers Increasing

👤From Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Coinciding with the wheat harvest, brown stink bugs have been moving into pre-tassel corn in the southeastern region of our Virginia. The entomology department has scouted fields over threshold in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. So far this season, stink bugs

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Virginia Cotton: 5 “No Cost” Tips to Keep in Mind

Virginia Cotton: 5 “No Cost” Tips to Keep in Mind

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Jun 16, 2017

I have covered the entire region over the last several days and it is quite obvious that overall, we have a good foundation for successful cotton production this year.  There are also a number of issues or sometimes mistakes that

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Virginia Field Reports: Planting Wrapping Up, Wheat Harvest Underway

Virginia Field Reports: Planting Wrapping Up, Wheat Harvest Underway

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 12, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 11, 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) Good week for making

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Virginia/Northeastern North Carolina Cotton Field Day, Suffolk, July 20

Virginia/Northeastern North Carolina Cotton Field Day, Suffolk, July 20

👤By Sean Malone, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 8, 2017

Growers are invited to attend the cotton field day at the Virginia Tech Tidewater AREC on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The tour will begin promptly at 8:00 am, ending with lunch. The location is our research farm at 1045 Hare

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Virginia Cotton: Herbicide and Fertilizer Applications

Virginia Cotton: Herbicide and Fertilizer Applications

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Jun 8, 2017

We are having a nice spell of weather that should be quite comfortable over the next several days.  This will offer some opportunity to spray Dual or Warrant with the Roundup or Liberty to offer that extra herbicide protection without

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Virginia Field Reports: Crops Look Mostly Good Despite Cool, Wet Conditions

Virginia Field Reports: Crops Look Mostly Good Despite Cool, Wet Conditions

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 6, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 4, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. WESTERN ROCKBRIDGE (Thomas Stanley) Some scattered showers Tuesday

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Virginia Soybeans: Greater Yields Possible for Double-Crop Systems in 2017

Virginia Soybeans: Greater Yields Possible for Double-Crop Systems in 2017

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 2, 2017

It appears that wheat harvest will be 1 to 2 weeks ahead of schedule this year.  We actually harvested some high-moisture wheat and planted soybean plots behind it today (May 31) in northeast N.C.  This is good news for soybean. 

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Virginia Soybeans: Seeding Rates for June and Later

Virginia Soybeans: Seeding Rates for June and Later

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Due to the rainy weather over the past two weeks, we are still planting full-season soybean in some areas.  In addition, it appears that wheat harvest is not far off (some wheat at the Tidewater AREC was at 23% moisture

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