Virginia - News and Analysis

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Virginia Soybeans: Kudzu Bugs Spreading in State

The number of counties where kudzu bugs have been found in soybean fields has increased a lot since last week. […]

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Virginia Soybeans: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Update

As of this week, brown marmorated stink bug adults, nymphs and egg masses are beginning to show in a few […]

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Virginia Ag Expo, Lottsburg, Aug. 7

The Virginia Ag Expo will be held at Bleak House Farm, Lottsburg, Virginia on August 7, 2014, starting at 7:30 […]

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Virginia Cotton: 1 Spray or 2 for Insects?

There is not a clean overlap of stinkbugs and bollworms for the cotton in our region this year. Part of […]

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Virginia: Tornado Damages Crop, Conditions Lower Than Last Year

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 27, 2014. Virginia experienced diverse weather conditions this week. Most of […]

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Virginia Grain Sorghum: Scouting for Worms Important

Even though the first FSA crop acreage report for 2014 will be posted on Aug. 15, I know that several […]

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Virginia Soybeans: Sweeping for Kudzu Bugs Advised

Our scouts have reported finding kudzu bugs in soybean fields in four counties. Nymphs as well as adults were found […]

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Virginia Peanuts: Some Fields Running Low On Manganese

It appears that different peanut fields may have different needs for manganese fertilization this year. We made this observation while […]

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Virginia Cotton: Time to be Concerned about Stink Bugs

Pretty intensive scouting is indicating a building insect concern in Virginia. Overall, the only fields that I have found at […]

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Virginia Corn: Anticipating the Arrival of Southern Rust

Southern rust was confirmed on a sample from Camden County, N.C., on July 21. At this time, southern rust has […]

Sunbelt Ag News

    DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Futures Slammed by Outside Markets7-31

    DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Trading 2 to 6 Higher7-31

    U.S. Grain Transportation: Wheat, Corn Inspections for Export Sink7-31

    Texas Crop Insurance: Sign Up for New Options, You Can Change Your Mind Later7-31

    DTN Cotton Open: Falls to New Low in December7-31

    U.S. Energy: Global Growth in Gasoline Use Outpacing Diesel7-31

    Gasoline Prices: Decrease by 5 Cents7-31

    Propane Stocks: Continue to Rise7-31

    Diesel Prices: Average Drops a Penny7-31

    DTN Livestock Open: Bears to Continue Prowl in Lean Pit7-31

    DTN Grain Open: All 3 Markets Begin Lower7-31

    Georgia Corn: Growers Warned About Southern Corn Rust7-31

    Keith Good: China’s Import Restrictions Could Impact U.S. Corn Supply7-31

    Corn Looking Good in Midwest; Soybeans Need Rain – AgFax7-30

    Cotton – Southwest Growers Seeing More Disease, Insects – AgFax7-30

    Cleveland on Cotton: Harvest Weather Dictates Market’s Next Big Move7-30

    Grain TV: Strong Ethanol Production Helps Boost Corn7-30

    DTN Livestock Close: Futures Swing Hard in Opposite Directions7-30

    DTN Cotton Close: Falls to Another New Contract Low7-30

    First U.S. Soybean Crop for the Year Harvested in South Texas7-30

    Doane Cotton Close: Triple-Digit Losses in Most Contracts7-30

    DTN Fertilizer Trends: Slow Season Expected for Fertilizer Booking7-30

    DTN Grain Close: Corn, Wheat Hold on to Gains7-30

    Cotton In Southeast – Stink Bugs Build But Plant Bugs, Aphids Linger – AgFax7-30

    Peanut Stocks and Processing: Utilization Up 2% from Last Year7-30

    Virginia Ag Expo, Lottsburg, Aug. 77-30

    AgFax Cotton Review: Possible Rise in Chinese Imports; Pigweed Problems in Texas7-30

    Endangered Species Act Reform Passes House — DTN7-30

    USDA Preps for Possible Invasion by Old World Bollworm — DTN7-30

    Keeping Farm Management in Line with Increasing Regulations – DTN7-29

    Mississippi: MSU Wild Hog Research Needs Foresters, Farmers7-29

    USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices7-29

    AgFax Grain Review: Chinese Trade Issues Continue; Navy to Purchase 37M Gallons of Biofuels7-29

    AFB Grain-Soybean Close: Wheat Unable to Follow Corn, Soybeans Higher7-28

    AFB Cotton Close: Moves Higher in Narrow Range7-28

    AFB Rice Close: Futures Down Slightly7-28

    Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Conditions Decline, Still at Historical Highs – DTN7-28

    DDGs: China Issues New Import Rules, U.S. Unlikely to Comply – DTN7-28

    Cattle: Minimizing the Risk of Scours — DTN7-28

    Good on Grain: Storing the 2014 Corn Crop7-28

    DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Domestic Ammonia Prices Down Slightly7-28

    Flint on Crops: Challenges for Farmers Keep Coming, Keep Changing7-28

    USDA Commentary: Weekly Cotton Markets, Weather by Region7-25

    Rose on Cotton: No Pleasure in this Market Made for Bears7-25

    Rice Market: U.S. Futures Decline as Global Prices Rise7-25

    Rice Crop: Harvest Begins Slowly in Louisiana and Texas7-25

    Rice Commentary – Rice Farmers Need to Consider a New Business Plan7-25

    Leave Your Guns at the House, Boys.7-25

    Rail Car Delays Causing Dread Among Elevator Operators – DTN7-25

    Catfish Production: Water Surface Acres at 63,700 Acres7-25

    USDA: Peanut Price Highlights7-25

    Arkansas: New iPhone App Simplifies Farmers’ Finances7-25

    Taking the Risk Out of Buying Used Equipment — DTN7-25

    North Carolina: Rediscovering Grain Sorghum — DTN7-25

    Peanuts: Worms Still Building In SE; Rains Boost West’s Crop – AgFax7-25

    Shurley on Cotton: Prices Try to Stabilize, Still Show Weakness7-25

    AgFax Wildlife Review: Wild Hogs Damaging Levees in Louisiana7-25

    Sunbelt Ag Events

     

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