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Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

👤By Bob Hunger and Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by cattle from late fall through late winter/early spring and then harvested

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Oklahoma Corn: Bacterial Leaf Streak More Prevalent This Season, Don’t Confuse with Grey Leaf Spot

Oklahoma Corn: Bacterial Leaf Streak More Prevalent This Season, Don’t Confuse with Grey Leaf Spot

👤By John Damicone, Oklahoma State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Last year we found a new foliar disease of corn, bacterial leaf streak, in a few fields in Texas Co. It was confirmed in 2 out of 10 fields in Texas Co, but not in other counties checked. The disease

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Oklahoma Peanuts: Little Disease Pressure, but Conditions Good for Development

Oklahoma Peanuts: Little Disease Pressure, but Conditions Good for Development

👤By John Damicone, Oklahoma State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Peanut acreage is up this year and the crop is looking good with few disease problems thus far except for early leaf spot (Figure 1). Recent rains and relatively cool temperatures in southwestern OK peanut production areas have resulted in

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AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good

🕔Aug 16, 2017

August is midway done and it’s been way too eventful in some areas. Excess rain followed by cooler temperatures that may slow things down a bit is causing concern over heat units. But those who have received well timed moisture are

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Oklahoma: Wheat Streak Mosaic – Get Out and Control Volunteer Wheat

Oklahoma: Wheat Streak Mosaic – Get Out and Control Volunteer Wheat

👤By David Marburger and Bob Hunger, Oklahoma State University Extensions Specialists 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Wheat streak mosaic (WSM) was a significant disease issue for a number of producers in Oklahoma this past year (Figure 1). This disease, caused by wheat streak mosaic virus, is transmitted by the wheat curl mite (Figure 2). This mite

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AgFax Southwest Cotton:  Fall in the Air; Plenty of ‘Cutout’ Talk

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Fall in the Air; Plenty of ‘Cutout’ Talk

🕔Aug 9, 2017

There was plenty of “cutout” talk this week, and an optimistic attitude we all feel as the season moves closer to harvest. Randy Norton commented that Arizona cotton, for the most part, is on the “backside of peak bloom.”

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Rose on Cotton: Stocks are Tight; Think About Forward Contracting

Rose on Cotton: Stocks are Tight; Think About Forward Contracting

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean, The Rose Report 🕔Aug 4, 2017

ICE cotton continued higher this week on tightening old crop stocks with the Dec and Mar contracts each gaining 182 points with the Dec Mar spread, of course, remaining unchanged at an inversion of 57 points.  The verdict is in

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Oklahoma Cotton: Insect Scouting a Top Priority; Boll Weevil Free Equipment Certification

Oklahoma Cotton: Insect Scouting a Top Priority; Boll Weevil Free Equipment Certification

👤By Jerry Goodson, Oklahoma State University Extension Assistant 🕔Aug 4, 2017

The crop is progressing at very good rate, we will see how the cooler temperatures effect it. No new pest were reported this week. Aphids are still present in many fields but beneficial arthropods are keeping them under control. Plants

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Wheat Streak Virus Yield Losses Create Tension Among Neighbors – DTN

Wheat Streak Virus Yield Losses Create Tension Among Neighbors – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 3, 2017

Great Plains wheat growers got a painful refresher course on the importance of the Golden Rule this year — and neighborly responsibility. Kent Eddy was forced to abandon nearly 20% of his wheat acres near Syracuse, Kansas, this year. The

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AgFax Cotton Southwest: Thankful for Rain – Here Come the Weeds

AgFax Cotton Southwest: Thankful for Rain – Here Come the Weeds

🕔Aug 2, 2017

Rain and cool temperatures have blessed the Panhandle, South Plains and eastern New Mexico. Some areas have topped 8 inches with more expected later this week.  Fields in southwestern Oklahoma could sure use a rain, while Arizona cotton continues to receive monsoon

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