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NCGA Corn Yield Contest – World Record for No-Till/Strip-Till/Irrigated Crop – DTN

NCGA Corn Yield Contest – World Record for No-Till/Strip-Till/Irrigated Crop – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Dec 18, 2017

The National Corn Growers Association on Monday announced the winners of its 2017 National Corn Yield Contest.   Repeating as yield champion in the no-till/strip-till irrigated category was David Hula of Charles City, Virginia. His yield of 542.27040 bushels per acre

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Best Young Farmers, Ranchers of 2018 – DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit

Best Young Farmers, Ranchers of 2018 – DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit

👤By Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Dec 6, 2017

DTN/The Progressive Farmer added five new honorees to its America’s Best Young Farmers and Ranchers program. The class of 2018 was introduced Tuesday during a DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit award ceremony.   Now entering its ninth year, the program recognizes

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Virginia Field Reports: Good Weather Speeds Along Soybean Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Good Weather Speeds Along Soybean Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 26, 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) Seasonal weather for the

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Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Making Progress Where Conditions Allow

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Making Progress Where Conditions Allow

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 19, 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) Seasonable weather for the

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Virginia Field Reports: Cold, Wet Conditions Limit Field Work

Virginia Field Reports: Cold, Wet Conditions Limit Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 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, wet week put

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Virginia Soybeans: What’s the Best Maturity Group for Your Farm?

Virginia Soybeans: What’s the Best Maturity Group for Your Farm?

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension Specialist 🕔Nov 9, 2017

Yields are coming in from our variety tests – yields are good, not great, but good, ranging from the upper 40’s to low 70’s.  I hope to get a summary of the maturity group (MG) 3 and 4 tests out

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Tobacco: Flue-Cured and Burley Projections Keep Dropping

Tobacco: Flue-Cured and Burley Projections Keep Dropping

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔Nov 8, 2017

How credible are USDA’s recent estimates? As reported in the last issue, in its October Crop Production Report, USDA projected the U.S. flue-cured crop at 472.2 million pounds, up 9.8 per cent from 2016, and U.S. burley at 165.6 million pounds, up 18.5 percent

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Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Speeds Along

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Speeds Along

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 5, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. WESTERN ROCKBRIDGE (Thomas Stanley) Cool temperatures and light

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Virginia Cotton: Reflections on the 2017 Season

Virginia Cotton: Reflections on the 2017 Season

👤By Johnny Parker, Cotton Agronomist 🕔Nov 3, 2017

We are often having to wait about 3 weeks after defoliation to be able to pick.  I guess it is a good problem to have and a lot of it makes sense when we think back to the growing season.  July

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Virginia Field Reports: Welcomed Rains and Strong Harvest Conditions

Virginia Field Reports: Welcomed Rains and Strong Harvest Conditions

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 30, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 29, 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) Area received much needed

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