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Texas Field Reports: Catfish Production Down but Producers Faring Well

Texas Field Reports: Catfish Production Down but Producers Faring Well

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Texas catfish production is down, but that’s not bad news for fish producers around the state, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist, College Station, said Texas catfish producers were slowly entering

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South Carolina Field Reports: Drier Conditions Speed Harvest Towards Close

South Carolina Field Reports: Drier Conditions Speed Harvest Towards Close

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Crop Progress and Conditions for the Week Ending November 19, 2017. General Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Much drier field conditions have allowed for major progress in fieldwork. Peanut harvest is winding down with fair to good yields. Soybean harvest

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Georgia Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing, Pecans Look Mostly Good

Georgia Field Reports: Cotton Harvest in Full Swing, Pecans Look Mostly Good

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 19, 2017. County Comments Steven Patrick, Habersham County Warm, somewhat dry conditions have allowed most winter annuals and fall fescue to germinate, but they are lagging behind because of a lack

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Louisiana Field Reports: Sugarcane Harvest Passes Halfway Mark

Louisiana Field Reports: Sugarcane Harvest Passes Halfway Mark

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 19, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Sugarcane and second rice crop harvest continued. A little rain would sure be in order to help

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Tennessee Field Reports: Drier Conditions Allow Harvest to Resume

Tennessee Field Reports: Drier Conditions Allow Harvest to Resume

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 19, 2017. County Agent Comments Jeff Via, Fayette County The farmers in Fayette County have been busy when they could, harvesting soybeans and cotton. Other activities included planting wheat.  Ronnie Barron,

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North Carolina Field Reports: Soybean, Cotton Harvest Continue with Good Yields

North Carolina Field Reports: Soybean, Cotton Harvest Continue with Good Yields

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 19, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions for the week were mostly dry and cool with low temperatures primarily in the lower 30’s – upper 20’s.

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Georgia Wheat: 5 Early Season Production Tips

Georgia Wheat: 5 Early Season Production Tips

👤By Jeremy Kichler, University of Georgia County Extension Agent 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Over the last couple of days I have received a few questions concerning wheat.  Below are some thoughts about early season wheat production and how those decisions can affect yield. 1. Planting Dates:  According to the 2017/18 UGA Wheat Production Guide. The optimum window for wheat

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Michigan Wheat: Evaluating Seedling Stands This Fall

Michigan Wheat: Evaluating Seedling Stands This Fall

👤By Martin Nagelkirk, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Nov 16, 2017

Much of wheat’s yield potential is determined by how early and uniformly the seedlings emerge. Michigan State University Extension suggests noting the differences within and between fields may help fine-tune your planting practices. Uniform emergence Fall 2017 was particularly difficult to have

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Midwest, Plains Crop Progress: Harvest Pace Continues to Lag, Wheat Conditions Decline – DTN

Midwest, Plains Crop Progress: Harvest Pace Continues to Lag, Wheat Conditions Decline – DTN

👤By DTN Staff 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Winter wheat conditions fell slightly from the previous week, according to USDA’s latest Crop Progress report released on Monday. USDA estimated that 54% of the winter wheat crop was rated good to excellent, down 1 percentage point from 55% the

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Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Consumers could see lower prices on holiday hams and turkeys this year, said Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist in College Station. Anderson said wholesale prices on whole turkeys and hams are below the five-year average. Wholesale hams

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