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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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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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Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Underway, Good Yields So Far

Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Underway, Good Yields So Far

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County  Hot, humid, and dry weather was the norm across the area for the week. Seeing disease and insect pressure on vegetable crops. Worm

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Tennessee Field Reports: Getting Ready for Corn Harvest

Tennessee Field Reports: Getting Ready for Corn Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. County Agent Comments J. C. Dupree, Lauderdale County Corn harvest soon to begin. All crops, corn, soybeans and cotton, with all the rains, are growing normally with good harvest

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North Dakota Livestock: Herbicides May Restrict Crop Use as Feed

North Dakota Livestock: Herbicides May Restrict Crop Use as Feed

👤By Ellen Crawford, North Dakota State University 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Some producers are turning to small-grain crops as feed for their livestock because this year’s drought is causing a severe shortage of grass and hay. However, herbicides applied to those small-grain crops may make them unusable as livestock feed. “Most

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Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

👤By Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) recently announced the availability of the 2016 Louisiana Farm Recovery Grant Program.  This program is designed to provide financial assistance to agricultural producers that suffered economic losses associated with the two flooding

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Iowa Crop Update: Drought, Hail Damage, Weed Escapes, and Soybean Aphids

Iowa Crop Update: Drought, Hail Damage, Weed Escapes, and Soybean Aphids

👤By Rebecca Vittetoe, Iowa State University Agronomist 🕔Aug 15, 2017

#Drought17, late season hail damage, weed escapes, and soybean aphids seem to be the big issues ISU Extension field agronomists are seeing in fields across the state this past week. Read on for more information about your region’s crop progress and

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Texas Livestock: Burned but Not Lost – Pasture Management After Wildfires Can Take Many Shapes

Texas Livestock: Burned but Not Lost – Pasture Management After Wildfires Can Take Many Shapes

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Short-grass native prairie to Old World bluestem-seeded pastures, grazed and ungrazed pastures, herbicide-treated to untreated pastures – a traveling caravan made its way across the Panhandle five months after a March 6 wildfire to see how the burned land was

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