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Texas Field Reports: Moisture Levels a Concern for Some Cotton Growers

Texas Field Reports: Moisture Levels a Concern for Some Cotton Growers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 23, 2017

Texas cotton is in a varied state of production, but one thing is common for most producers, especially dryland growers, rain is needed to improve soil moisture levels, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Seth Byrd, AgriLife Extension

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Iowa: Crops Emerging, but Wet Conditions Hold Up Finishing #Plant17

Iowa: Crops Emerging, but Wet Conditions Hold Up Finishing #Plant17

👤By Rebecca Vittetoe, Iowa State University 🕔May 23, 2017

Currently 92% of Iowa’s corn crop has been planted and 62% of the soybean crop according to Monday’s USDA Crop Progress Report. However, the wet weather across the state has put #Plant17 and other field activities on hold as farmers only had 2.3 suitable

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Tennessee Field Reports: Corn Planting Nears Completion

Tennessee Field Reports: Corn Planting Nears Completion

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Wheat beginning to show color changes toward maturity. Corn planting essentially finished. Some spot replanting occurred this week. Cotton planting has been

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Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Jumps Into Overdrive

Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Jumps Into Overdrive

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brent Griffin, Prairie County “Rice planting was rapidly finishing. Soybean planting was rapidly taking place. Corn was being prepared for irrigation. Buffalo

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Virginia Field Reports: Planting in Full Swing with Drier Weather

Virginia Field Reports: Planting in Full Swing with Drier Weather

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 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) A lot of activity

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Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Nearly Finished, Wheat Harvest Picking Up

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Nearly Finished, Wheat Harvest Picking Up

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol-Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “Most of the field corn is tasseling. Received much needed rain over the weekend. Producers preparing to start soybean

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South Carolina Field Reports: Field Work Speeds Along, Rains Needed

South Carolina Field Reports: Field Work Speeds Along, Rains Needed

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Warm temperatures and no precipitation allowed cotton, peanut, and soybean plantings to continue at a rapid pace. Current field conditions are getting closer

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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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Mississippi Field Reports: Planting Continues Between Scattered Showers

Mississippi Field Reports: Planting Continues Between Scattered Showers

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brandon Alberson, Lee County “The harvest of hay is almost complete for now. Our livestock producers have started evaluating their pastures and

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Georgia Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Small Grains Harvest Begins

Georgia Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Small Grains Harvest Begins

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Comments John Scaduto, Rabun County Field prep for tomatoes was nearly complete; planting to begin as soon as weather allows. Many had an excellent first cutting of hay

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