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Alabama Field Reports: Heavy Rains Stressing Crops

Alabama Field Reports: Heavy Rains Stressing Crops

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 26, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 25, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County Several parts of the county got heavy rain this week causing field work to come to a halt Crops are looking good at

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Rose on Cotton: This Crop is a Mixed Bag in a Bearish Situation

Rose on Cotton: This Crop is a Mixed Bag in a Bearish Situation

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jun 23, 2017

The bears continue to maul our market. The Dec and Mar contracts gave up 236 and 240 points on the week, respectively, although July picked up 77 points ahead of its notice period. The Dec – Mar spread remains very

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Tennessee: Lincoln County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Hail Storms

Tennessee: Lincoln County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Hail Storms

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 22, 2017

In response to a request from Tyeisha Samples, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Tennessee, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Lincoln County as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by

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Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Farmers  pushed hard to make herbicide and fertilizer applications ahead of the system.

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Cotton – Southeast – Storm Could Push Unplanted Acres Into July – Or Soy – AgFax

Cotton – Southeast – Storm Could Push Unplanted Acres Into July – Or Soy – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Growers near the Gulf of Mexico still have seed in the bag due to persistent rains. With deluge from Tropical Storm Cindy, some of it may not see the outside world this year.

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Alabama Cotton: June Is ‘Sidedress’ Time

Alabama Cotton: June Is ‘Sidedress’ Time

👤By W.C. Birdsong, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Farmers are just wrapping up the Cotton planting season for the 2017 crop. There really isn’t any time to sit back and get much rest because the next chapter in the 2017 Cotton crop is early season weed control and

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Alabama Cotton: How Will the Weather Affect Plant Bugs? Be Scouting Your Fields.

Alabama Cotton: How Will the Weather Affect Plant Bugs? Be Scouting Your Fields.

👤By Ron Smith, Auburn University 🕔Jun 21, 2017

I will say up front that no two seasons are exactly alike when considering the weather, crop conditions, and potential insect damage. 2017 has already been uniquely different than any season I remember. Delayed planting, excessive rainfall, mild winter, and

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Alabama Sweet Sorghum: EPA Approves Section 18 for Sivanto Prime

Alabama Sweet Sorghum: EPA Approves Section 18 for Sivanto Prime

👤By Kathy Flanders, Extension Entomologist, Auburn University 🕔Jun 21, 2017

On June 12, the EPA granted an exemption for the use of  flupyradifurone (Sivanto Prime) insecticide for use on Alabama sweet sorghum for the 2017 growing season, under the provisions of Section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. 

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Alabama Corn: Recognizing Common Rust, Southern Leaf Blight

Alabama Corn: Recognizing Common Rust, Southern Leaf Blight

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Several weeks ago, Alabama Cooperative Extension System plant pathologists confirmed the presence of Southern corn rust in corn at the Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center. With continued rains and several weeks of intense moisture, Alabama Extension plant pathologist Dr.

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Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Excessive Rainfall May Cause Field Issues

Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Excessive Rainfall May Cause Field Issues

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Producers from all areas of Alabama have had planting or harvesting delays and are now making management decisions based on excessive rainfall. The summer months of 2016 ended in a late-season drought that devastated some row crops and forced cattle

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