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Alabama:

Alabama Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Found in Escambia County 7-18

Alabama: Planting Finished with Crops in Mostly Good Condition – USDA 7-15

Alabama: Seedless Watermelons Require Special Growing Considerations 7-14

Arizona:

Arizona: Nearly Half of Cotton Has Set Bolls – USDA 7-14

Arkansas:

Arkansas Rice: Cool Weather Benefits Crop; “Off” Color Not a Problem 7-18

Arkansas Soybeans: Old-Crop Cash Market Declines for 3rd Week 7-18

Arkansas: Lighter-Than-Expected Rains a Relief 7-18

Arkansas Soybeans: Research Fields Reach Reproduction Stage 7-18

Arkansas: Corn, Grain Sorghum Weekly Update 7-18

Arkansas Corn: Watch Closely for Southern Rust 7-18

Arkansas: Rain-Weary Farmers Brace for More Water 7-17

Arkansas Grain Sorghum: Variety of Insects Moving In 7-17

Arkansas Sorghum: Be on Lookout for Sugarcane Aphids 7-15

Arkansas: ‘Respect the Rotation Pigposium Field Day’ July 23 in Keiser 7-15

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 Meet your customer service representative, Carla Sullins

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California:

AgFax Almond Review: Shipments Continue to Climb; Consumer Rails on Almond Milk 7-18

California: Cotton Treated For Lygus, Almond Shaking Has Started 7-14

California Almonds: Importance of Hull Sampling for Boron 7-14

California Cotton: Whitefly Sprays Start, Definitely Early – AgFax 7-13

California Almonds: 2014 Harvest Starts Earlier Than Ever – AgFax 7-13

California Pistachios: NOW Management Ahead Of Harvest 7-12

California Pistachios: So, When Will We Harvest? 7-12

Colorado:

Colorado: Wheat Harvest Speeds Along, Rains Improve Conditions – USDA 7-14

Florida:

Florida Cotton: Fertilizing Late Planted Crop 7-18

Florida: Corn Harvest Begins, Peanuts Pegging Ahead of Schedule – USDA 7-14

Georgia:

Georgia Pecans: Time for Leaf Sampling 7-18

Georgia: Question of the Week – 205 Types of Trees 7-18

Georgia Young Farmer Tour a Big Success 7-18

Georgia Cotton Insect Advisor: New App for Aid with Stink Bug Decisions 7-18

Georgia Cotton: Watch for Beet Armyworms Moving from Pigweed 7-18

Georgia Soybeans: Wait for the Right Time to Treat Kudzu Bugs 7-18

Georgia Peanuts: Pegging a Critical Time for Calcium and Water Uptake 7-18

Georgia Peanuts: Dealing with Diseases, Pests 7-18

Georgia: Flint River Drought Protection Act Meeting July 24 in Albany 7-18

Georgia: Vidalia Onion Growers Battling Yellow Bud Disease 7-18
 


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Illinois:

Illinois: Distribution of Farm Size in 2012 Census of Ag 7-16

Illinois: Corn Silking Ahead of Schedule, Soybeans In Good Condition – USDA 7-14

Indiana:

Indiana Corn: Crop Promising but Still Halfway to Go 7-16

Indiana: Wet Hay Can Cause Barn Fires, Says Specialist 7-15

Iowa:

Iowa Corn: Midseason Update on Diseases, Fungicides 7-18

Iowa Soybeans: Sending Disease Samples to ISU Diagnostic Clinic 7-16

Iowa Corn: Northern Corn Leaf Blight Prevalent in State 7-15

Iowa: Driest Week This Season Gets Farmers Back in Fields – USDA 7-14

Kansas:

Kansas: K-State Beef Conference Slated Aug. 11-14 Across State 7-17

Kansas: Corn in Dough Stage, Corn in Good Condition – USDA 7-14

Kentucky:

Kentucky: Wheat Variety Trials for 2014 Available Online 7-16

Kentucky: Conditions Deteriorate with Continued Drought – USDA 7-14

Louisiana:

Louisiana Corn: Managing Southern Rust 7-18

Louisiana Cotton: Bacterial Blight Observed in 3 Parishes 7-18

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Acreage Up, New Varieties Catching On 7-18

Louisiana Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Prevalent in State 7-18

Louisiana Sorghum: Apply Insecticide Only If Midge are Present 7-18

Louisiana Rice: Specialists Discuss Current Conditions at Field Day 7-17

Louisiana: Farmers Need to Plan for Changes in New Farm Bill 7-17

Louisiana Rice: Be on Watch for Rice Borers, Stinkbugs 7-16

Louisiana: Sugarcane Field Day Features New Weed, Insects 7-16

Louisiana Rice: To Drain or Not to Drain? 7-16

Michigan:

Michigan: Corn Approaches Tasseling Stage, Soybeans Are Flowering 7-14

Minnesota:

Minnesota: Crop Conditions Improve – USDA 7-14

Mississippi:

Mississippi Cotton: Bacterial Blight Is Spreading 7-18

Mississippi Cotton: Yellow Spots Likely Mean Nutrient Deficiencies 7-18

Mississippi: Bollworm Mouth Counts Up Sharply 7-18

Mississippi: Sweetpotatoes Adjacent to Field Roads See Glyphosate Injury 7-16

Mississippi Sorghum: Treating White Sugarcane Aphids 7-16

Mississippi: Armyworm Troubles and Yellow Spots in Cotton – USDA 7-14

Mississippi Soybeans: Trial Results for Frogeye Leaf Spot Fungicides 7-14

Mississippi Corn: General Leaf Spot, Ear Rot Being Reported 7-14

Flint on Crops: Armyworm Invasion Marks Start of Pest, Disease Season 7-14

Missouri:

Missouri: Corn In Silking Progress, Soybeans Blooming 7-14

Nebraska:

Nebraska: County Crop Conditions – Wheat Harvest, Weather Damage, Leafhoppers 7-18

Nebraska Soybeans: Cool Conditions May Lead to White Mold 7-18

Nebraska: Below Normal Temperatures, Corn in Pollination Stage – USDA 7-14

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetles Emerging 7-14

Nebraska Corn: Begin Scouting for Western Bean Cutworm Eggs 7-14

Nebraska Soybeans: Seedling Disease Problem Even in Replants 6-27

New Jersey:

New Jersey: Soybeans Being Planted Behind Wheat Harvest – USDA 7-14

New Mexico:

New Mexico: Rains Benefit Most Areas – USDA 7-15

North Carolina:

North Carolina: Soil Information Class Available to Public Online 7-17

North Carolina Corn: Southern Rust Alert, Spray Susceptible Hybrids 7-17

North Carolina: Blackland Farm Managers Tour Aug. 6 in Plymouth 7-17

North Carolina Cotton: Handling Plant Bugs Post Bloom 7-16

North Carolina: Arthur Brings Rain but Some Areas Still Dry – USDA 7-14

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North Dakota:

North Dakota: Cooler Temps Benefit Wheat, Row Crops Need More Heat – USDA 7-14

North Dakota: Large Increase in Grain Crops From 2013 – USDA 7-14

Ohio:

Ohio Soybeans: Check for Japanese Beetles, Stink Bugs 7-15

Ohio: Dry Conditions, Slow Crop Progress – USDA 7-14

Oklahoma:

Oklahoma: Mild Summer Temperatures; Row Crops in Good Condition – USDA 7-14

Pennsylvania:

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Scout for Pigweed Before It’s Too Late 7-15

Pennsylvania: Soybean Aphids, Western Bean Cutworm Moths Showing Up 7-15

Pennsylvania: Corn Begins to Silk – USDA 7-14

South Carolina:

South Carolina: Most Areas in Desperate Need of Rain – USDA 7-14

South Dakota:

South Dakota: Corn Silking, Soybeans Setting Pods – USDA 7-14

Tennessee:

Tennessee: Good News for Soybeans, Concern for Sorghum 7-16

Tennessee: 13th Mid South Ag Finance Conference Set Aug. 6 at Martin 7-16

Tennessee Soybeans, Cotton: Think Before Pulling the Insecticide Trigger 7-16

Tennessee Cotton: Growing Degree Days as of July 12 7-15

Tennessee Soybeans: Webcast on Frogeye Leaf Spot Management 7-15

Tennessee: Weather Hampers Wheat Harvest, Cotton Needs Heat Units – USDA 7-14

Tennessee Soybeans: Distinguishing Frogeye Leaf Spot from Chemical Injury 7-14

Tennessee Soybeans: Disease Scouting and Spraying Decisions 7-14

Tennessee: Corn, Soybean Field Day Scheduled Aug. 19 in Milan 7-14

Texas:

Texas Plains Pest Management: Cotton Looks Good, Insects on Rise in Corn, Sorghum 7-18

Texas Cotton: Bolls Opening in LRGV, Defoliants to Start Next Week 7-18

Texas Rice: Neck Blast Outbreaks in Victoria County 7-15
 

Texas Crop Weather: Sugarcane Aphids Found Early in Northeast Sorghum 7-15

Texas: Dry Conditions, Adequate Moisture For Cotton 7-14

Virginia:

Virginia Soybeans: Where are the Kudzu Bugs? 7-18

Virginia: Little Rain and Poor Crop Conditions – USDA 7-14

Virginia Cotton: Varied Rainfall Creates 2 Distinct Situations 7-14

Wisconsin:

Wisconsin: Corn Needs Heat to Promote Pollination – USDA 7-14


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