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Arkansas Wheat: Freeze Damage Looks to be Less Than Anticipated

Arkansas Wheat: Freeze Damage Looks to be Less Than Anticipated

👤By Jason Kelley, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 23, 2017

Wheat freeze damage from the morning of March 15 2017 is becoming more evident across eastern and Northeast Arkansas. Overall the level of damage appears to be less than anticipated given the low temperatures and growth stages. I have not

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Arkansas Field Reports: Growers Evaluate Wheat for Freeze Damage; Field Work Halted by Rains

Arkansas Field Reports: Growers Evaluate Wheat for Freeze Damage; Field Work Halted by Rains

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 19, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Fertilization of wheat completed during the week. Wheat still making slow growth with cool temperatures experienced during the week. Rain has halted

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Oklahoma Wheat: Assessing Freeze Injury

Oklahoma Wheat: Assessing Freeze Injury

👤By David Marburger, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Temperatures in Oklahoma over the weekend (Fig. 1) and on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning (Fig. 2) dipped low enough to potentially cause some level of injury to the wheat crop. There were a number of areas that spent at

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Kentucky Wheat: Estimated Yield Potential for Freeze Damaged Fields

Kentucky Wheat: Estimated Yield Potential for Freeze Damaged Fields

👤From University of Kentucky Extension 🕔Mar 17, 2017

After several nights with temperatures near or below 24°F the jointed stems of KY’s wheat crop are probably terminated by cold temperatures. We now have to decide what to do with our freeze damaged wheat crop. The first thing we

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Arkansas Wheat: Determining Freeze Damage

Arkansas Wheat: Determining Freeze Damage

👤By Jason Kelley, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 17, 2017

I wanted to give you a quick wheat freeze update.  Very cold temperatures were recorded over eastern Arkansas and particularly Northeast Arkansas during the night and early morning hours of March 14/15 this week. Much of Northeast Arkansas had 10-12 hours

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Tennessee Wheat: Consider Herbicide Plant Back Intervals on Failed Stand Decisions

Tennessee Wheat: Consider Herbicide Plant Back Intervals on Failed Stand Decisions

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 17, 2017

It will be the end of next week (March 24) before we can tell how badly the wheat was injured from the cold temperatures this week. The herbicides that have been applied to the wheat must play a factor in

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Kentucky Wheat: Emergency Freeze Damage Training, Princeton, March 21

Kentucky Wheat: Emergency Freeze Damage Training, Princeton, March 21

👤By Katie Pratt, University of Kentucky 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Recent freezing temperatures may have caused damage to Kentucky’s wheat crop. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host an emergency wheat freeze damage training to help producers assess potential damage and help them make appropriate

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South Carolina Wheat: Freeze Damage Possible in the Pee Dee

South Carolina Wheat: Freeze Damage Possible in the Pee Dee

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University 🕔Mar 16, 2017

According to Weather Underground it got down to 28 this morning (3/15) and its forecast to reach 23 tommorow morning (3/16) and 27 Thursday night (3/17).  The cold last night was enough to ruin most of the peach crop in SC. Wheat

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Kentucky: Assessing Winter Wheat Freeze Damage

Kentucky: Assessing Winter Wheat Freeze Damage

👤By Carrie Knott, University of Kentucky 🕔Mar 16, 2017

Last night (Wednesday, March 15) temperatures dipped below 24°F for several hours throughout Kentucky. Winter wheat at the jointing (Feekes 6) growth stage, was likely damaged by these cold temperatures. To assess wheat freeze damage: 1. Wait until high temperatures

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Pennsylvania: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Freeze, Frost

Pennsylvania: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Freeze, Frost

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 15, 2017

In response to a request from Holly Baker, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Pennsylvania, the USDA has designated Adams, Cumberland, Northumberland and York counties in Pennsylvania as a primary natural disaster area due to losses caused

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