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Kentucky Wheat: Where’s the Freeze Damage?

Kentucky Wheat: Where’s the Freeze Damage?

👤By Carrie Knott, University of Kentucky 🕔Apr 12, 2017

I doubt there has been a case where I have been so happy to say “I WAS WRONG!”. Now that we have had a little more than a month since the 2017 freeze events, many -myself included- are left wondering:

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Arkansas Peaches: Late Freeze Hits Industry Hard

Arkansas Peaches: Late Freeze Hits Industry Hard

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 31, 2017

While the story of how weather conditions will ultimately affect Arkansas row crops in 2017 has as yet to be written, the state’s specialty crops have already seen the year’s first casualties. An overnight freeze on March 18, which brought

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Kentucky Wheat: Options for Freeze Damaged Crops – Which Will Be Most Profitable?

Kentucky Wheat: Options for Freeze Damaged Crops – Which Will Be Most Profitable?

👤By Greg Halich, University of Kentucky 🕔Mar 29, 2017

A severe freeze in mid-March has likely damaged much of the wheat crop in Kentucky. The extent and severity of the damage will be better known one to two weeks after the freeze when baseline estimates can be made. Normally,

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Virginia Field Reports: Mostly Warm, Dry; Some Freeze Damage in Wheat

Virginia Field Reports: Mostly Warm, Dry; Some Freeze Damage in Wheat

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Continued dry conditions. Only

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North Carolina Field Reports: Widespread Freeze Damage in Wheat; Growers Gearing Up for Planting

North Carolina Field Reports: Widespread Freeze Damage in Wheat; Growers Gearing Up for Planting

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. Extension Comments Warmer than normal conditions followed by snow and cold temperatures have damaged some of the small grain crops. The county is still suffering from lack of rainfall

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Mississippi: Wheat Growers Struggle to Find Positive News

Mississippi: Wheat Growers Struggle to Find Positive News

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU AgCommunications 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Despite almost everything working against this year’s winter wheat, benefits remain on the fields growers managed to plant after last fall’s drought. Brian Williams, an agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the 2016-17 season makes four

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South Carolina Small Grains: Freeze Damage – How Bad In The Pee Dee?

South Carolina Small Grains: Freeze Damage – How Bad In The Pee Dee?

👤By Justin Ballew, Agronomy Agent, Dillon County, Clemson University, South Carolina 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Last week we saw 3 consecutive nights in the 20s, with the lowest reaching 22 in some areas.   Now that a week has passed, we can see the signs of damage on some of our jointing wheat. You wouldn’t

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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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