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Texas Field Reports: Forage Production Good Despite Wet Weather, Pests, Weeds

Texas Field Reports: Forage Production Good Despite Wet Weather, Pests, Weeds

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Plentiful rains have been good and bad for hay producers this year, but 2017 looks to be a good production year overall, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension forage specialist, Overton, said hay

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Nebraska: Cargill Invests $18 Mln to Increase Storage, Unload Capability for Gibbon Growers

Nebraska: Cargill Invests $18 Mln to Increase Storage, Unload Capability for Gibbon Growers

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 22, 2017

A multi-million dollar project to upgrade the Cargill grain facility in Gibbon, Neb., is underway. Once complete, growers will have access to an additional 2 million bushels of upright grain storage space and an increased unload capacity of 65,000 bushels

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Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall

Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall

👤By Drake Copeland, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 22, 2017

PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth has required growers to adapt to an integrated weed control approach with the assistance of the new technologies available. The adoption of cover crops in the state has shown to be a major tool for successfully controlling

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Iowa Corn: Yield Estimates – Using the Yield Component Method

Iowa Corn: Yield Estimates – Using the Yield Component Method

👤By Mark Licht, Iowa State University Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 22, 2017

It’s that time of year when corn yield estimations increase. The USDA NASS objective yield survey came out on August 17. This report indicates the third highest yield on record (behind 2016 and 2015) at 188 bushels per acre. Moderate

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Arkansas Field Reports: Flash Floods Hit Soybeans, Some Corn Ears Sprouting

Arkansas Field Reports: Flash Floods Hit Soybeans, Some Corn Ears Sprouting

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Kevin VanPelt, Conway County  “Flash flooding put several hundred acres of soybeans under water for a day. A small amount of corn

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North Carolina Field Reports: Scattered Showers Offer Some Relief

North Carolina Field Reports: Scattered Showers Offer Some Relief

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. General Comments Robert Hawk – Swain County Extension This period was drier than normal with scattered thundershowers, so rainfall ranged from a “T” to .25″. A few localized areas

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Mississippi Field Reports: Early Soybean Harvest Begins

Mississippi Field Reports: Early Soybean Harvest Begins

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Trent Barnett, Calhoun County  “Excessive rainfall over the last two weeks may have caused damage to sweet potato crop. Growers will know

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South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Takes Off with Drier Conditions

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Takes Off with Drier Conditions

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. County Comments Charles Davis, Calhoun County  High heat and limited rainfall have dropped soil moisture conditions. Corn harvest beginning at a strong pace.  Matthew Wannamaker, Lexington County  Corn harvest

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Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Slugs Along Between Rains

Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Slugs Along Between Rains

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish  “Scattered rainfall continued to slow down corn and soybean harvest. Sugarcane producers were preparing ground for planting

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Virginia Field Reports: Rains Benefit Crops, Pastures

Virginia Field Reports: Rains Benefit Crops, Pastures

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 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) Frequent rain events; high

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