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Alabama Peach Production Takes Major Hit

Alabama Peach Production Takes Major Hit

👤By Justin Miller, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Alabama Cooperative Extension System fruit specialists are estimating Alabama’s peach producers are harvesting only 10 to 30 percent of their normal crop this season. A lethal combination of a low number of chill hours, recent drought conditions and a late frost

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South Carolina Field Reports: Sweet Corn, Wheat Harvests Mostly Favorable

South Carolina Field Reports: Sweet Corn, Wheat Harvests Mostly Favorable

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 12, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 11, 2017. County Comments Morris Warner, Oconee County Cooler-than-normal temperatures should have a positive effect on small grains. Rains have improved pasture and cattle condition. Crop plantings are continuing normally at

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Alabama Field Reports: Needed Rains Halt Planting

Alabama Field Reports: Needed Rains Halt Planting

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County We received much needed rain this week. We are done planting cotton, but the cool weather is hindering growth. Corn is looking good. 

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South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Take Off

South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Take Off

👤From USDA 🕔May 8, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 7, 2017. County Comments J. Blake Badger, Anderson County Most pastures have shown great improvement over the very poor conditions from the end of last year. Producers have been reporting good

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Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting in Full Swing; Moisture Needed

Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting in Full Swing; Moisture Needed

👤From USDA 🕔May 1, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 30, 2017. County Comments Brenda Jackson, Murray County We received a little rain in the last week. Unfortunately, the much needed rain kept folks from making their first hay cutting or

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Georgia Field Reports: Dry Conditions Hindering Field Work

Georgia Field Reports: Dry Conditions Hindering Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. County Comments Gary R. Peiffer, DeKalb County Pastures were slow to recover from the cool spell in March, but are starting to fill out nicely now. Jeff Cook, Peach

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North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Speeds Along; Peach Crop 10% of Normal

North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Speeds Along; Peach Crop 10% of Normal

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension The county received some much needed rain during the latter half of the week. Most of the rainfall was a gentle,

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North Carolina Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along in Dry Conditions

North Carolina Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along in Dry Conditions

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions for the week were warm and dry with only a trace of precipitation. Concerns are increasing for the potential

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Texas Field Reports: Too Few Chill Hours Could Affect Fruit Crop

Texas Field Reports: Too Few Chill Hours Could Affect Fruit Crop

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 12, 2017

Warm winter weather could mean too few chill hours for much of the state’s fruit production areas, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Fruit trees, such as peaches and apples, depend on cool weather in the winter to promote

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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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