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North Carolina: Auxin Stewardship Training Schedule and Information

North Carolina: Auxin Stewardship Training Schedule and Information

👤By Andrea Gibbs, North Carolina State University Extension Agent 🕔Jan 9, 2018

Labels for Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax were recently revised. Those products are now classified as Federal Restricted Use Pesticides. They can only be sold by Licensed Pesticide Dealers and purchased only by licensed/certified (commercial and private) applicators. The labels also state the following: “Prior to applying this product postemergence in-crop on

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Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Dealt Blow – DTN

Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Dealt Blow – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 8, 2018

A provision in Idaho’s so-called “ag-gag” law that forbids recording devices on farms and slaughterhouses without the owner’s consent was struck down on Thursday.   A three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San

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North Carolina: 2018 Blackland Cotton Meeting, Ponzer, Feb. 1

North Carolina: 2018 Blackland Cotton Meeting, Ponzer, Feb. 1

👤By Rod Gurganus, North Carolina State University County Extension Director 🕔Jan 5, 2018

The 2018 “Blackland Cotton Meeting” will be held in Ponzer at the Community Building on Thursday, February 1, beginning at 8:00 AM and concluding at 10:00 AM. We will have breakfast provided, so come on out around 7:30 to register

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North Carolina Cotton: On-Farm Fiber Quality Results for 2017

North Carolina Cotton: On-Farm Fiber Quality Results for 2017

👤By Guy Collins and Keith Edmisten, North Carolina State University 🕔Jan 2, 2018

Fiber Quality results for the 2017 NC On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program are now in. In addition to yield, fiber quality is an important component to the value and marketability of cotton in our state, and should be considered when

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North Carolina Cotton: Yield Results Available From On-Farm Variety Trials

North Carolina Cotton: Yield Results Available From On-Farm Variety Trials

👤By Keith Edmisten, Cotton Specialist, North Carolina State University 🕔Jan 2, 2018

We do not have fiber quality results at this time, but wanted to make the yield results available. These charts may change in the near future if companies identify experimental varieties they want to bring forward as commercial varieties. 3-year

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North Carolina Cotton: Farm Variety Evaluation Program Results Are In

North Carolina Cotton: Farm Variety Evaluation Program Results Are In

👤By Guy Collins and Keith Edmisten, North Carolina State University Extension Specialists 🕔Nov 30, 2017

Although 2017 brought its share of challenges, this has been a year that our growers have badly needed for a while. We are thankful to harvest high yields in most areas of our cotton-producing areas while avoiding any majorly destructive

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North Carolina Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Wrapping Up, Yields All Over

North Carolina Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Wrapping Up, Yields All Over

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 26, 2017. Extension Commentary Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions for the week were mostly dry and cool with low temperatures primarily in the lower 30’s – upper 20’s.

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North Carolina Field Reports: Soybean, Cotton Harvest Continue with Good Yields

North Carolina Field Reports: Soybean, Cotton Harvest Continue with Good Yields

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 19, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions for the week were mostly dry and cool with low temperatures primarily in the lower 30’s – upper 20’s.

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North Carolina Wheat: Hessian Fly Adults Are Active- Should You Spray?

North Carolina Wheat: Hessian Fly Adults Are Active- Should You Spray?

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University Entomology and Plant Pathologist 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Hessian fly eggs have been spotted on wheat in Beaufort County, NC. Larvae will hatch from these eggs and will feed throughout the cold months, killing tillers. Here are some bits of information to help you decide whether or not

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Tobacco: How Are Our Competitors Doing?

Tobacco: How Are Our Competitors Doing?

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔Nov 16, 2017

The 2018 Brazil flue-cured crop–which is currently  in the field–has been projected at a volume of just under 1.3 billion pounds. That is slightly lower than the 1.37  billion  pounds  reported  for  the  crop  harvested  earlier  this  year.

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