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Arkansas Field Reports: Corn Harvest Nearly Finished, Soybeans Taking Off

Arkansas Field Reports: Corn Harvest Nearly Finished, Soybeans Taking Off

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 24, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County  “Extremely dry conditions continued to slow the planting of cool season forages. Some farmers were still battling

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South Carolina Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Picking Up, Growers Preparing for Cotton, Soybeans

South Carolina Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Picking Up, Growers Preparing for Cotton, Soybeans

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 24, 2017. County Comments Danny Howard, Greenville County Hot and dry weather. No rain this week.   Rusty Skipper, Horry County  Cotton, peanut and soybean farmers are nearing their harvest of

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Virginia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Makes Steady Progress, Peanut Digging Begins

Virginia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Makes Steady Progress, Peanut Digging Begins

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 24, 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) Hot and dry. Plants

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Georgia Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Underway; Growers Cleaning Up from Irma

Georgia Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Underway; Growers Cleaning Up from Irma

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 24, 2017. County Comments Greg Bowman, Gordon County  Been a dry week. Great majority of hay producers should have a good amount of hay for winter feeding. Pastures are still in

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South Carolina Peanuts: Speed Matters When Digging

South Carolina Peanuts: Speed Matters When Digging

👤By Scott Miller, Clemson University 🕔Sep 21, 2017

Driving too quickly can lead to significant losses when digging peanuts, according to a recent study by Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk. Farmers often push digger speeds to save time or to outrace inclement weather, but driving too fast

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Florida Peanuts: Wet Conditions Delay Digging, Farmers Falling Behind

Florida Peanuts: Wet Conditions Delay Digging, Farmers Falling Behind

👤By Mace Bauer, University of Florida 🕔Sep 20, 2017

Peanut harvest in our part of North Florida started in the second half of August with the digging of peanuts planted in the first days of April. Rainfall and, more recently, Hurricane Irma, have put a dent in our progress.

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North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Moves Ahead, Early Soybean Harvest Begins

North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Moves Ahead, Early Soybean Harvest Begins

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. Extension Comments Dwayne Tate – Agronomist Region 12 Hurricane Irma dumped 3-5 inches of rain across region. Total crop damage from flooding and wind yet to be fully assessed.

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Virginia Field Reports: Good Week for Corn Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Good Week for Corn Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 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) We are rather dry.

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Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Pecans Take Brunt of Irma Damage

Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Pecans Take Brunt of Irma Damage

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Nathan Eason, White County  Hurricane Irma brought down lots of trees on pasture fences. Poultry houses fared well, besides losing power. Most got their generators running and

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Georgia Field Reports: Hurricane Irma Sends Farmers Into Lockdown

Georgia Field Reports: Hurricane Irma Sends Farmers Into Lockdown

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 10, 2017. County Comments Brenda Jackson, Murray County  Hay cutting is ongoing. Growers are attempting to get it done before Irma arrives.  Trey Gafnea, Jasper County  Jasper County had a fairly

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