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Virginia: Distribution of Herbicide-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

Virginia: Distribution of Herbicide-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

👤By Charlie Cahoon, Virginia Cooperative Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Sep 20, 2017

Italian ryegrass is one of the most common and troublesome weeds Virginia small grain producers face.  The weed competes with wheat for essential nutrients, sunlight, and moisture and also interferes with harvest.

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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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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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Virginia Soybeans: 4 Steps for Estimating Yields

Virginia Soybeans: 4 Steps for Estimating Yields

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 8, 2017

This is the time of year when many are wondering what kind of yield potential is out there.  You can estimate your yield using the steps outlined below.  But I will warn you that such an estimate is not very

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Virginia Soybean: Submit Entries for 2017 Yield Contest

Virginia Soybean: Submit Entries for 2017 Yield Contest

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 6, 2017

The Virginia Soybean Association in cooperation with Virginia Cooperative Extension would like to announce the 2017 Virginia Soybean Yield Contest. The purpose of the Virginia Soybean Yield Contest is to emphasize and demonstrate the practices necessary to produce maximum economic

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Virginia Peanuts: Still About 3 Weeks from Digging

Virginia Peanuts: Still About 3 Weeks from Digging

👤By Maria Balota, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 6, 2017

According to the weather recordings, the heat units received by peanuts grown in Virginia from May 1 through September 5 are in average 2370 °F.  There are, of course, location variations. For example, in Suffolk total heat units from May

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Virginia: Eastern Shore Ag Research and Extension Center Field Day, Painter, Sept. 13

Virginia: Eastern Shore Ag Research and Extension Center Field Day, Painter, Sept. 13

👤By Charlie Cahoon, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Virginia Tech’s Eastern Shore Agricultural Research and Extension Center (ESAREC) has scheduled the 2017 Research Field Day for Wednesday, September 13th. Registration is free, open to the public and will begin at 8:00 AM at the ESAREC complex located at

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Virginia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Underway, Most Areas Get Some Rains

Virginia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Underway, Most Areas Get Some Rains

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 3, 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) Cool week with 2

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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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