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Tennessee: Does Crop Insurance Cover Dicamba Damage?

Tennessee: Does Crop Insurance Cover Dicamba Damage?

👤By Danny Morris, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 17, 2017

If you have been to any agricultural field day, then you have heard mention of dicamba drift. Whether you are a producer or an agribusiness professional, dicamba is on the forefront of everyone’s’ mind.

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Tobacco: Harvest Begins in Earnest

Tobacco: Harvest Begins in Earnest

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔Aug 16, 2017

By the end of the first week of August, N. C. flue-cured growers had been harvesting for four to five weeks. The dark tobacco crop of Kentucky and Tennessee is one of the better in the last 10 years.

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Tennessee Field Reports: Thundershowers Slow Field Work

Tennessee Field Reports: Thundershowers Slow Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 13, 2017. County Agent Comments J. C. Dupree, Lauderdale County  Corn is maturing and drying down with expected harvest to begin soon, depending on the rain. Soybeans and Cotton are blooming

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Tennessee Cotton: Deciding to Treat Late Season Spider Mites

Tennessee Cotton: Deciding to Treat Late Season Spider Mites

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee IPM Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 11, 2017

People are often resistant to making applications to control spider mites, particularly later in the season. I understand the reluctance to treat. We’ve all had experiences where populations crash on their own or stay limited to small areas of a

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Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Bollworm Update – Good News and Bad News

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Bollworm Update – Good News and Bad News

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee IPM Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 9, 2017

There’s good news and bad news on the bollworm situation for Tennessee soybean and cotton growers.

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Tennessee Field Reports: Crops Showing Heat, Moisture Stress

Tennessee Field Reports: Crops Showing Heat, Moisture Stress

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 6, 2017. County Agent Comments Jeff Via, Fayette County  The farmers in Fayette County have been busy spraying their crop. Crops look good. Rain moved in Friday morning but was short.

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Tennessee: Late Season Dicamba Drift Alarms Farmers in a New Round of Injuries – Video

Tennessee: Late Season Dicamba Drift Alarms Farmers in a New Round of Injuries – Video

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Dicamba drift calls had died down for a short spell but really blew back up in the last few days (7/28 to 8/3). Clearly a good bit of late planted Xtend soybeans were sprayed with a dicamba product about 14

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Tennessee Soybeans: Disease Identification and Fungicide Options

Tennessee Soybeans: Disease Identification and Fungicide Options

👤By Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Soybeans have gotten into reproductive growth stages and diseases have started appearing. To better identify diseases and guide management decisions use these resources.

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Tennessee: Bollworm Moth Flight Kick Off

Tennessee: Bollworm Moth Flight Kick Off

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee Extension IPM Specialist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

The bollworm moth flight is kicking off now in some areas. Of course this has implications for managing bollworm in cotton, soybean, and grain sorghum.

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Tennessee Cotton: Identification and Management of Leaf Spots

Tennessee Cotton: Identification and Management of Leaf Spots

👤By Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

This year I have gotten more questions about leaf spots in cotton than any other.  It hasn’t always been clear which leaf spot is present, but the following resources can help identify and understand management options of leaf spots in

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