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Texas Field Reports: Moisture Levels a Concern for Some Cotton Growers

Texas Field Reports: Moisture Levels a Concern for Some Cotton Growers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 23, 2017

Texas cotton is in a varied state of production, but one thing is common for most producers, especially dryland growers, rain is needed to improve soil moisture levels, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Seth Byrd, AgriLife Extension

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North Dakota Farm Performance Rebounds in 2016

North Dakota Farm Performance Rebounds in 2016

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University 🕔May 23, 2017

North Dakota’s farm financial performance exceeded expectations in 2016. The average net farm income of 531 farms in the North Dakota Farm Business Management Program rebounded to $126,752 in 2016, compared with $28,600 in 2015, which was the lowest in

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Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

👤By Gregory Luce, University of Missouri 🕔May 23, 2017

Armyworm feeding has been reported in wheat in Central Missouri as well as some severe feeding in some grass pastures in Western and NW Missouri. Here are some facts for scouting and threshold information on this occasional pest to Missouri

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Ohio: Small Grains Field Day, Wooster, June 13

Ohio: Small Grains Field Day, Wooster, June 13

👤By Rory Lewandowski, Ohio State University 🕔May 23, 2017

The OARDC Schaffter Farm located at 3240 Oil City Rd., Wooster, will be the host location for the 2017 Small Grains Field Day scheduled for Tuesday, June 13.  Registration is now being accepted for the event which runs from 9:30

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Ohio Wheat: Scab Risk Remains Low, Don’t Forget About Foliar Diseases

Ohio Wheat: Scab Risk Remains Low, Don’t Forget About Foliar Diseases

👤By Pierce Paul and Jorge David Salgado, Ohio State University 🕔May 23, 2017

Wheat is now flowering in parts of northern Ohio and will continue to flower over the next weeks of so. According to the FHB forecasting system, the risk for scab is low in central and northern Ohio for fields flowering

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Tennessee Field Reports: Corn Planting Nears Completion

Tennessee Field Reports: Corn Planting Nears Completion

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Wheat beginning to show color changes toward maturity. Corn planting essentially finished. Some spot replanting occurred this week. Cotton planting has been

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Virginia Field Reports: Planting in Full Swing with Drier Weather

Virginia Field Reports: Planting in Full Swing with Drier Weather

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 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) A lot of activity

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Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Nearly Finished, Wheat Harvest Picking Up

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Nearly Finished, Wheat Harvest Picking Up

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol-Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “Most of the field corn is tasseling. Received much needed rain over the weekend. Producers preparing to start soybean

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Welch on Wheat: Export Sales Hit USDA’s Marketing Year Target

Welch on Wheat: Export Sales Hit USDA’s Marketing Year Target

👤By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 19, 2017

Market Situation Crop Progress. The condition of the U.S. and Texas wheat crops in last Monday’s Crop Progress again slipped slightly compared to the previous week, but remain above normal. For all U.S. winter wheat, the percent rated very poor

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Cotton Planting: Generic Base Acres Program is a ‘Disconnect’ for Growers

Cotton Planting: Generic Base Acres Program is a ‘Disconnect’ for Growers

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔May 19, 2017

This article continues discussion of cotton support, a key contemporary farm policy issue. Cotton is not a covered commodity under the ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage) commodity programs enacted in the 2014 farm bill. This decision

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