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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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Tennessee Field Reports: Weather Slows Burley Tobacco Harvest

Tennessee Field Reports: Weather Slows Burley Tobacco Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Agent Comments Jake Mallard, Madison County Corn harvest has progressed well. Having trouble with some fields drying down below17.0% moisture. Cotton defoliation will start this week. Kenny Herndon,

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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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Tobacco: Will the Burley Crop Make It Into the Barn Before Frost?

Tobacco: Will the Burley Crop Make It Into the Barn Before Frost?

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔Sep 14, 2017

An early frost in Kentucky could find much of the burley crop unharvested, says. grower-warehouseman Jerry Rankin of Danville, Ky. He has looked around at the progress of harvest and added up the number of workers available to finish the job–and

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South Carolina Field Reports: Farmers Rush to Finish Corn Harvest

South Carolina Field Reports: Farmers Rush to Finish Corn Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 10, 2017. County Comments Danny Howard, Greenville County Greenville County received cooler weather and some rain. The apple harvest began.   Rusty Skipper, Horry County  The tobacco harvest has all but

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Virginia Field Reports: Farmers Working Hard to Harvest Ahead of Hurricane

Virginia Field Reports: Farmers Working Hard to Harvest Ahead of Hurricane

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 10, 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) Rather cool week. Four

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Tennessee Field Reports: Growers Active with Field Work as Weather Allows

Tennessee Field Reports: Growers Active with Field Work as Weather Allows

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 10, 2017. County Agent Comments Jake Mallard, Madison County  Corn harvest is underway. We are getting reports of above average yields. Cotton is shutting down and bolls are opening. Soybeans have

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North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Bring Welcome Moisture, Slow Field Work

North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Bring Welcome Moisture, Slow Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 5, 2017

Crop Progress and Conditions for the Week Ending September 3, 2017. Extension Comments Robert Hawk – Swain County Extension Rainfall was widespread of about 1″ average across Jackson and Swain. Temperatures were slightly below normal. Corn is mature and beyond

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Tobacco: How to Head Off Hurricane Damage

Tobacco: How to Head Off Hurricane Damage

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔Sep 4, 2017

Now is the time to think about–and take action to avoid–possible losses in the field and curing barns as a result of the hurricanes and/or storms that are on the way.

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Georgia Tobacco May Be In Danger of Damage from Hurricane Irma

Georgia Tobacco May Be In Danger of Damage from Hurricane Irma

👤By J. Michael Moore, University of Georgia Tobacco Agronomist 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Today around the tobacco receiving station there were several farmers who were hearing weather reports out of Jacksonville, FL of a massive Hurricane Irma coming off the coast of Africa.  Tonight I saw the YouTube below indicating possible build-up of

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