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Texas Plains: Crops Look Mostly Good Despite Challenging Season

Texas Plains: Crops Look Mostly Good Despite Challenging Season

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Jun 23, 2017

General Situation We zipped through another scorching week of hot temperatures and limited rainfall. Still, I cannot say that our crops are in too bad shape. Of course, there remains the mess of dryland fields that we grit our teeth

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California Rice: 3 Steps for Managing Early Seeding Weeds

California Rice: 3 Steps for Managing Early Seeding Weeds

👤By Whitney Brim-DeForest, University of California 🕔Jun 23, 2017

I went out on a few farm calls in the past week, and have noticed a trend. Due to the unusually wet weather this spring, some of the weeds are already producing seed out in the field!

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South Dakota: Managing New CRP Ground for Weeds

South Dakota: Managing New CRP Ground for Weeds

👤By Paul Johnson, South Dakota State University 🕔Jun 23, 2017

As plans are made to enroll new land into CRP, several things need to be considered to insure a good experience for all parties involved. One question to ask yourself is what is the condition of the ground right now?

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Iowa: Is Palmer Pigweed Spread in a ‘Lag Phase’?

Iowa: Is Palmer Pigweed Spread in a ‘Lag Phase’?

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University 🕔Jun 23, 2017

The introduction and spread of Palmer amaranth in Iowa undoubtedly will have a significant impact on crop production and weed management in the future.  However, since the first infestations were identified I’ve been intrigued by what seemed odd behavior for

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Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Postemergence Herbicide Considerations

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Postemergence Herbicide Considerations

👤By Bill Johnson and Joe Ikley, Purdue University 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Rain and storms have kept many Indiana farmers and custom applicators out of the field and likely delayed postemergence herbicide applications. As some fields begin to dry out enough to allow sprayers to reenter fields, farmers and custom applicators need

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Virginia Cotton: Cindy May Not Bring as Much Rain as Feared

Virginia Cotton: Cindy May Not Bring as Much Rain as Feared

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Here at the end of a moisture restoring week, we Ag folks are looking at the current weather forecast hoping to miss this next chance of rain for the weekend. The forecast is a bit of a different story today

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Texas West Plains: Cotton a Mixed Bag; Peanuts, Corn Doing Well; Replanting Sorghum

Texas West Plains: Cotton a Mixed Bag; Peanuts, Corn Doing Well; Replanting Sorghum

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Cotton ranges from seed still in the ground to 9 true leaf cotton. This wide range is reflective of the mess we are in across a large area here on the West Plains. I cannot review all the scenarios which

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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Midseason Control of Marestail, Palmer Pigweed, Waterhemp

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Midseason Control of Marestail, Palmer Pigweed, Waterhemp

👤By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Jun 21, 2017

As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Here are some items to consider.

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Ohio: 3 Extension Field Days in July

Ohio: 3 Extension Field Days in July

👤By Harold Watters, Ohio State University 🕔Jun 20, 2017

It has been an interesting spring. Have questions? We may have the answers; we certainly want to have a discussion. Come to one or all three field days in July. Put these dates on your calendar and plan to attend.

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Georgia Soybeans: 3 Thoughts on Weed Management

Georgia Soybeans: 3 Thoughts on Weed Management

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Just got done rating some of my soybean weed control plots.  Thought I would pass along these few thoughts.

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