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Kansas Corn: Watch for Signs of Aflatoxin in Drought-Stressed Crops

Kansas Corn: Watch for Signs of Aflatoxin in Drought-Stressed Crops

πŸ‘€By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Sep 12, 2017

When it comes to the weather in Kansas this year, the state is again one of the haves and the have-nots. Parts of Kansas have had more-than-normal precipitation while others, mostly in the central part of the state, are in

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South Dakota Corn: Drought and Heat Effects on Crop Production

South Dakota Corn: Drought and Heat Effects on Crop Production

πŸ‘€By Jonathan Kleinjan, South Dakota State University Agronomist 🕔Jul 11, 2017

Nearly every season in South Dakota there are periods of hot, dry weather in at least part of the state. If this hot and dry weather occurs during corn pollination and fertilization, negative effects on yield may be substantial. Yields

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South Dakota: Understanding Drought, Heat Stress in Crops

South Dakota: Understanding Drought, Heat Stress in Crops

πŸ‘€By David Karki, South Dakota State University 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Despite significant technological advancement in modern agriculture such as improved genetics, modern chemistries to control pests, equipment to aid in efficiency, and several other up-to-date management strategies, we still largely depend on nature to maximize crop production and profitability. Weather

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South Carolina Field Reports: Field Work Speeds Along, Rains Needed

South Carolina Field Reports: Field Work Speeds Along, Rains Needed

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Warm temperatures and no precipitation allowed cotton, peanut, and soybean plantings to continue at a rapid pace. Current field conditions are getting closer

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Pennsylvania Corn: Salvaging Drought Stressed Forage Following Rain

Pennsylvania Corn: Salvaging Drought Stressed Forage Following Rain

πŸ‘€BY Gregory Roth, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Aug 10, 2016

We could see some rain this week on drought stressed forages and this could set up for nitrate accumulation silo gas and wetter forage next week. This article shares a few ideas for managing that situation. In some areas, the

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Pennsylvania: Crop Insurance – Concerned About Drought Losses?

Pennsylvania: Crop Insurance – Concerned About Drought Losses?

πŸ‘€By John Berry, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Jul 27, 2016

Lack of rain and high-ish temperatures are impacting crops in several counties. A question more and more farmers are asking lately is something like – β€œWhat must I do if I suspect a crop loss on crop insurance covered acres?”

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California: Solutions to Drought Stress Workshop, Modesto, Jan. 12-13

California: Solutions to Drought Stress Workshop, Modesto, Jan. 12-13

πŸ‘€From University of California 🕔Dec 11, 2015

Drought management experts from Israel and Australia will join U.S. scientists in California for a workshop in Modesto on Jan. 12 and 13. Growers, crop consultants, irrigation practitioners, state agency members and others are invited to participate. The two-day event,

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South Carolina Peanuts: Heat Stress, Armyworms, and Escaped Pigweed

South Carolina Peanuts: Heat Stress, Armyworms, and Escaped Pigweed

πŸ‘€By Jay Chapin, Clemson University Peanut Specialist 🕔Jul 17, 2015

The 100+ temperatures over the weekend caused mid-day wilting in some areas that had just gotten their first relief from previous drought stress.Β  A chance of showers this week would be a big help in closing the canopy, suppressing insect

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South Carolina Peanuts: 8 Questions for Dryland Weed Management

South Carolina Peanuts: 8 Questions for Dryland Weed Management

πŸ‘€By Justin Ballew, Clemson University 🕔Jun 26, 2015

Here is another round of timely production tips from Clemson Peanut Specialist Jay Chapin. The big picture right now of course is the extended high temperatures and lack of rain in many areas.Β  Peanuts are very resilient in yield potential,

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Florida: Peanut Harvest Underway, Drought Stress Evident In Places – USDA

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Sep 2, 2014

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 31, 2014. Hay, corn, soybeans and peanuts were being harvested in the Panhandle, north, and central Florida. Isolated fields in the Panhandle have received scattered showers this past week. Lack of

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