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Tennessee Cotton: Control Options for Plant Bugs and Aphids

Tennessee Cotton: Control Options for Plant Bugs and Aphids

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 27, 2017

As we move into the third week of squaring on many fields, with some earlier field having 12+ nodes, I’ve had some calls about plant bugs and aphids. Here are some points to consider for each of these pests.

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Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 26, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 25, 2017. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Chasing dicamba injury on soybeans all week. Enough said! Jeff Via, Fayette County The farmers in Fayette County are watching it rain

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Tobacco: Burley Crop – Some Set Early, Some Late

Tobacco: Burley Crop – Some Set Early, Some Late

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔Jun 26, 2017

Kentucky burley stands are good but not excellent. At least 90 percent crop had been set as of Friday. Tennessee experienced another later-set crop, but very little remains to be transplanted now. In southwestern Virginia, about three percent of the burley remained to be set. In western N.C., setting

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Tennessee Corn: 4 Considerations Before Spraying a Fungicide

Tennessee Corn: 4 Considerations Before Spraying a Fungicide

👤By Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Trying to decide whether or not to spray fungicide on your corn? First, you should scout for diseases and consider your disease risk. Deciding to apply a fungicide to corn should be based upon 4 main factors.

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Tennessee Soybeans: Kudzu Bugs Migrating into Fields

Tennessee Soybeans: Kudzu Bugs Migrating into Fields

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 23, 2017

I’ve been watching kudzu bug populations on kudzu, and I am now seeing late-instar immature stages and next-generation adults. This means we will start seeing adults migrating into some soybean fields.

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Tennessee: Lincoln County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Hail Storms

Tennessee: Lincoln County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Hail Storms

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 22, 2017

In response to a request from Tyeisha Samples, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Tennessee, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Lincoln County as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by

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Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Farmers  pushed hard to make herbicide and fertilizer applications ahead of the system.

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Tennessee Cotton: 3 Considerations for Nitrogen Management

Tennessee Cotton: 3 Considerations for Nitrogen Management

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 20, 2017

For much of West Tennessee, the time frame in which to apply Nitrogen (N) is quickly closing.  After accumulating an impressive number of DD60s last week and catching a nice rainfall over the weekend, the crop is beginning to grow

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Tennessee Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 Label Granted for Sivanto Prime

Tennessee Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 Label Granted for Sivanto Prime

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 20, 2017

The EPA has granted our request for an emergency exemption, allowing the use of Sivanto prime in sweet sorghum for the control of sugarcane aphids.

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Tennessee: Fall Armyworms Look to Make and Early Start

Tennessee: Fall Armyworms Look to Make and Early Start

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 20, 2017

It seems that fall armyworms have gotten a running start in recent years. This species does not overwinter in Tennessee, but it may survive warm winters in the extreme southern areas of coastal states during mild winters.

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